On Wed, 11 Jun 2003 14:07:31 +0200, "ink" <noway@nowhere.net> wrote:


>I'm looking for a small-build normal lens which makes

>a nice and unobtrusive combination with my FM2n. Looking

>at catalogues I've stumbled over the 45mm f/2.8P AIS and

>think this would be perfect. Could anybody provide some

>experiences with this lens? Is it any good? I'm not worried

>about its speed, that one's fine by me.


I'd get the AIS "pancake" 50mm f1.8 instead - it

is faster by 1 1/3rd stops, excellent (low distortion,

sharp to corners at all stops - and better than the

2.8P at wide stops if its design is the same as the

earlier 45mm f2.8 GN), and much cheaper...