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Re: [OM] {dpreview} Where are the fast UWA lenses for MFT?

Subject: Re: [OM] {dpreview} Where are the fast UWA lenses for MFT?
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 07:48:58 -0700
At 3/21/2023 03:25 PM, Mike wrote:
>Nothing really is spectacular it seems.  The MZ 7-14/2.8 is good enough accept 
>at 7mm.  If doing astro, AF is a blessing as starry sky AF is so consistently 
>The PL 9/1.7 is quite small and not bad.  If one looks at the raw files with a 
>converter that doesn't process the imbedded corrections, it has a ton of 
>barrel distortion!  
>There are very few astro images with it to be found so not sure how the 
>converters correct the distortion and whether they stretch the stars in 
>corners or not. 
>I've never seen a coma analysis using a converter that doesn't do the 
>It looks better than the MZ zoom at 7mm but that is the weakest focal length 
>for distortion with that lens. 
>OM systems needs to get off their duff and optimize a UWA prime for such use 
>since the cams are so durn easy to use for this application.

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