At 6/8/2022 09:54 PM, Moose wrote:
>On 6/8/2022 7:36 PM, Wayne Harridge wrote:
>>After watching that video the follow on video was this:
>>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rthwh95NNb0 which starts out with a glowing
>>review of the OM Zuiko 50/1.8 - worth a look.
>Of the Canon New FD 50/1.4: "It's sharp wide open, it's got great color and
>background blur . . ."
>He's looking for the exact opposite of what I'm interested in in vintage
>He's also wrong about differences in versions of the OM 50/1.8. He's got a
>very late "mij" version. They are indeed excellent lenses. He suggests that
>differences from early versions are minor. I bought my first OM-1 with a
>50/1.8. It was quite disappointing. Not awful, but a real step down from the
>Nikkor 50/2 I'd been using. The 35-70/4 fixed all that, but for speed.
>He also shows and talks about bokeh, rather liking it. I disagree at least a
>bit with the desirabilityÂ of the bokeh in some of his examples. But, it can
>be horrendous, as can most double Gauss designs. Donuts without mirrors!
>I got bored quickly after that, as I'm not looking for bargain MF optically
>good lenses. He can keep his Canon New FD 50/1.4, while I'm pleased with my
At least you don't get 5 minutes about "sponsored by SquareSpace" or some other
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/