Olympus OMD EM5 is a very good camera. But you’ll need lens to bring out the best of the new 16 mp sensor. These are those lenses. Many lenses are from Panasonic. Don’t worry about it because they belong to the same micro four thirds system, so they are perfectly compatible. The nice thing is all the lenses got stabilizated because EM5 have 5 axis stabilization.
Panasonic 7-14mm f/4 $1100
7-14mm is a super wide angle lens with relatively big aperture. It is great for landscape photos. It will give you the three dimensional look. With Olympus built-in stabilization and big aperture, shooting without tripod in night scene will be possible to yield good image.
Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 $1300
This lens might be your favorite walk around lens. It is quite wide and can reach quite far. Great for general purpose: landscape, portrait, street scenes, events, etc. Because it has pretty big aperture of f/2.8, you can use it in dark environment without much problem.
Olympus 45mm f/1.8 $400
This lens has been receiving awards from many journalists. It is great as portrait lens because the big aperture allow defocus/blured background. It’s relatively small but feels very high quality and relatively inexpensive.
If you love wildlife or shooting sports ocassionally, don’t forget to bring this lens. It’s quite big and long compare to the small body, but the reach of this lens will amaze you. This lens will has OIS (lens stabilization that effectively reduce shakiness.
This lens is great for close-up photography such as food photography, portrait, still life, etc. It is a Panasonic-Leica lens, so you can expect very sharp images come out of your OMD.
That’s all folk. You can get your lenses from Amazon, they have a very competitive price and great service. I hope this can help you and have fun making pictures with the lenses!Related Post: