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[OM] Re: Dynamic range of films (and digits)

Subject: [OM] Re: Dynamic range of films (and digits)
From: "C.H.Ling" <chling@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 30 May 2004 14:22:50 +0800
Thanks Brian, for the 100/2 shot since I didn't have a tripod with me and it
is very long in E-1 (200mm in 35mm) so I didn't stop it down to bring more
DOF. It was just a test and I found that the resolution of 100/2 in E-1 is
very good (as suggested by Olympus it can use aperture from f2.8 to f8, a
tad better than other OM Zuiko except the big whites).

The 40/2 is extremely good, comparable to 50/3.5 at close distance. Of
course it cannot focusing as close as the 50/3.5 but it gives around 1:2.5
(in 35mm system), a not bad performance, infinity is also excellent as well.
It supprise me since there is no close focus correction built-in. The OOF
effect is also perfect, I will try to post some more with smaller apertures


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brian Swale" <bj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Hi CH, and all
> Very nice shots; the amazing detail makes me green with envy.
> You gave the Zuiko 100/2 a difficult task with such a three-dimensional
> subject.
> The little 40/2 did amazingly well; and such DOF !!
> What happens when you stop down a bit?
> Brian
> > Yes, I heard about the Kodak EOS but I think it is not cheap. I will
settle with
> > the E-1 for some time, let the 11-22 do the wide angle works and my OM
> > for the tele., they work very well on E-1, especially the 40/2 which can
> > as portrait and macro lens:
> >
> > http://www.accura.com.hk/OM/E-1_1/E1_OM.htm
> >
> > C.H.Ling

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