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Subject: Re: [OM] New additions to the Living History Farm
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 09:51:40 -0700
I'm getting memory loss. The 14-35/2 lens needs the mmf-3 adapter for 


At 9/4/2020 08:18 AM, you wrote:
>At 9/3/2020 02:38 PM, AG wrote:
>>> > ... my E-system is now reasonably complete
>>> Not until you have a few of the SHG lenses! They'll blow your socks off!
>>> I think the ED 150/2 rivals the OM 250/2 as one of the best ever lenses 
>>> from anyone.
>>That is my opinion too. It's easily the sharpest, and most insanely
>>dimensional lens I've ever used. This lens has Lightroom's
>>Texture/Clariity/DeHaze sliders already built-in.
>>However, there is one lens that I tried and immediately had to remove
>>because of EXTREME Lens Envy: The 14-35/2. The 14-35/2 is to the
>>14-54, what the 14-54 is to a plastic lens on a Holga.
>>Our Iowa friend who had the full set of SHD lenses hid the purchase of
>>the 14-35/2 from his wife for almost two years. He used it to
>>photograph a wedding for one of her nieces, but when she saw the
>>results, she knew something was amiss. Busted! She was none too happy
>>about how much the lens cost, and the fact that he hid it from her,
>>but all was forgiven when she saw how amazing the images were. Having
>>seen some of those images, I would agree with that assessment.
>>An F-stop is an F-stop is an F-stop, except when it comes to the
>>14-35/2 lens. F4 on that lens renders an image completely differently
>>than F4 on the 14-54 or 12-60.
>>The best (normal) zoom ever made for the OM line was the 35-80/2.8.
>>The best (normal) zoom for Four-Thirds was the 14-35/2. Both have very
>>similar characteristics. when it comes to the edge detail and the
>>ability to float the subject in front of the background. The "floating
>>heads" feature is kinda like what happens with focus stacking. You end
>>up with a 3D subject that has a distinct separation from what is
>>But I must stop now. My wife reminds me that "divorce is not an
>>option, but poisoning is."
>>AG Schnozz
>I'm curious. I loose track. Some sensors have the thicker sensor stack, like 
>the E-1. Which Oly lenses work on Pannie 4/3s and which work better on the 
>Oly's only? Would the 14-35/2 be just as good on the GX9? for instance.
>You can get a used 12-100 Pro for half the price of the 14-35/2.
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