Every photographer has a favourite lens that he or she instinctively brings on a shoot. It could be the optical quality, the design and feel, the focal length, or any combination of the three that inspires you. I, for example, always pack the light and portable M.Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 macro, even when I know that macro photography isn’t necessarily the order of the day, because I know I can also count on it for casual portraits and telephoto landscapes.
In wedding photographer Michael Rammell’s case, there are three Micro Four Thirds lenses for his Olympus OM-D E-M1 that he simply couldn’t live without. These lenses are both what Michael calls the essentials for his wedding work, as well as those he’d use in any type of shooting situation. They are: the M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 on the wide end, the 17mm f/1.8 for street and close-up work, and the 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO for a variety of situations including shots from the back of the church, the newlywed couple’s first dance, sports, and wildlife.
To find out more about the reasoning behind his choice, you can visit Michael’s full article here!