I like your 110 stack Wayne, but I'm not sure reading that article was worth
the time !
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> Subject: Re: [OM] New additions to the Living History Farm
> At 9/4/2020 02:19 PM, Mike wrote:
> >The AF on Pany bodies undoubtedly slow as molasses.
> ><<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/Clarity/DeHaze sliders already built-in.
> >Sounds like high microcontrast characteristic of many Zeiss lenses. Many
> use the C/Y 35-70 f3.4 manual lens on Sonnie for the high microcontrast
> "3D rendering."
> >The microcontrast can be mimicked in post but the "3D rendering" seems
> next to impossible at least for me. Something to do with the transition
> zone/bokeh rendering it seems.
> >Using the C/Y zoom one can not any LCE in post or it looks overcooked. I
> tell on the smidgy cam LCD that the lens was used. Mine developed some
> play in the barrel and not one shop wanted to service it in the US.
> >They said they were used and abused by pros and then sold and they are a
> bear to disassemble. I sent it to the Netherlands on advice from FM
> who one it. On my best adapter though it is a wee smidge off infinity
> now--drat. Seems I need a shorter adapter now.
> ><<You end up with a 3D subject that has a distinct separation from what
> >is <<behind
> >Would like to see the same image(s) as take by the 14-35/2, PL 12-60 and
> Oly MZ 12-100/4 with a suitable image requiring 3D rendering. Suspect
> is an impossible search. The 12-100 despite the long FL often does not
> at subject/background separation and that is a bear for me to try and fix
> post. Oh the PL 12-60 has highest mag at long end and the macro
> ability/rendering is quite nice. Am not sure can be smitten by an AF lens
> made for mirrorless. The 14-35/2 also is not very good for quick macro.
> some applications on FT and not MFT, one can see how it is attractive.
> >3D rendering fan, Mike
> I have had images with the 3D-pop look and part of it seemed more the OOF
> transitions. So in my ignorance of Micro-contrast, I researched a bit.
> I too would like to see some examples. There is some various opinions on
> whether micro-contrast can be measured. Also the camera sensor must have
> something to do with it? In my search I found this interesting article
(note it is
> a bit satirical):
> In the article he gives an example of the Nikon 24-120 f/4 and 85/1.4. At
> thought my eyes were defective, so make sure you read the last paragraph.
> Moose, you may recognize the cat in his article - same as your "Tuesday
> posted a while back (3/10/2020).
> Anyone have some 3D-pop examples? Or other lenses to wax philosophical
> 110mm stack.
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