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Re: [OM] E-M1 vs E-M5II

Subject: Re: [OM] E-M1 vs E-M5II
From: DZDub <jdubikins@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2016 11:17:16 -0500
On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 10:31 AM, piers@xxxxxxxx <piers.hemy@xxxxxxxxx>

> Send me the 85/2, Joel, and it will be my pleasure! That is the one Zuiko I
> never got to have, and I sold my 100/2.8 last year (as well as the 180/2.8
> and 300/4.5, all to the same buyer!)


Alas, I would send it, Piers, of course I would, you know I would, but
you'd probably have to have the SC silvernose version which Gary tested as
focusing sharper at f2 and 2.8 than the crummy MC/black version I have.

> I took a look at the specifications, and reckon that a 50/1.4 is a
> reasonable stand in, especially if set to minimum focus. So here they be:
> http://www.hemy.me.uk/Miscellany/P1150343.JPG
> http://www.hemy.me.uk/Miscellany/P1150344.JPG
> http://www.hemy.me.uk/Miscellany/P1150345.JPG

Yes, that's close enough for jazz.  It looks rather schnozzy but quite
nice.  I am intrigued.

> You will notice that I did not invest in the real thing, a Metabones
> adapter for the simple reason that they were not available for EOS to FX,
> and I specifically wanted to go that route to maximise the options
> available to me (not that I have ever had a single C@non lens). So the
> Zhongyi it had to be, despite it being very nearly half the price of the
> Metabones EOS to OM.

I guess the real question is whether the thing works up to your
expectations.  I don't suppose you have a little gallery somewhere, do you?

> Piers
> PS I have already taken a guess at the follow up question, and refer you to
> my " anthropogenesis" response to Chuck the other day.

Which I'm sorry I skipped, having already puzzled it out from the meaning
of the Greek, and find no questions arising from ashes thereof.  Was I
naive and missed a joke?

Joel W.
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