Oh, yeah that bloody atmosphere ! Did NASA ever deploy a Zuiko 350/2.8 in
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> Subject: Re: [OM] Fancy Oly Lens
> On 11/6/2021 3:32 PM, Wayne Harridge wrote:
> > I wonder how the performance stacks up against a current vintage lens of
> that focal length & aperture ?
> A question that may be moot in practical use.
> The great equalizer is the soft filter effect of air movement.
> Testing 300 mm lenses on a utility pole about 40 m. away, it was sort of
> possible to see how they compared, but I had to be careful to look at
> parts of the images. Air movement had a very obvious effect that varied
> across the frame.
> Later testing the OM 600/6.5 against other lenses on a test target, I
> @ 40 ft. on a milder day. No obvious air movement effects.
> I more recently posted shots with the Oly 100-400 and MC14. At about 20
> I got quite sharp images. At longer distances, the detail just isn't
> One might take out this OM 350/2.8, Nikon and Canon 400/2.8 lenses and
> find no difference in shots of things such as wildlife at anything other
> quite close distances.
> Practical Resolutions Moose
> What if the Hokey Pokey *IS* what it's all about?
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