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When Four thirds or Micro Four thirds cameras were first announced, they were quite limited in native Auto Focus lenses. Sure you can adapt other lenses, but the size and speed of having an actual four thirds lens can't be substituted. In the last few years, the MFT camera lineups have grown and so has the availability of different lenses.

Two new micro 4/3 Prime lenses that people are anxious to grab is the new 12mm F/2.0 (about 24mm) and the 45mm F/1.8 (about 90mm). If you're not too familiar, these lenses also work on the Panasonic GH1, GH2, GF2, G3 type cameras. It's all Micro Four Thirds. These new lenses fill in some of the gaps that have been missing in the lens lineups, and further reiterate that small mirrorless cameras are in demand. (Rumor is that Canon already has one in the pipeline).

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find-price-button M. Zuiko Digital ED 12 mm f/2.0 Lens

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find-price-button M. Zuiko Digital ED 45 mm f/1.8 Lens

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Another thumbs up review about the Rokinon 85mm F/1.4 Lens. I wrote an older article about these lenses found here: https://cheesycam.com/budget-manual-focus-85mm-f1-4-lens/. As you know Canon has an affordable F/1.8 lens, but according to Vimeo member Jared, the Rokinon would be a better choice for those who shoot only video. These lenses come rebranded between Rokinon, Bower, Samyang, Vivitar, and a few others. You might want to check pricing on each one as they will vary on the brand name. Some cheaper than others, but pretty much the same lens. Everything else you need to know is in the video above. [Thanks Jarrod]

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find-price-button Vivitar 85mm F/1.4 Manual Focus Lens

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find-price-button Vivitar 85mm F/1.4 Manual Focus Lens

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find-price-button Rokinon 85mm F1.4 Aspherical Lens for Canon (Black)

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