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Minolta MC ROKKOR-PF 58mm f/1.4 on E-M5

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    joshwa ePHOTOzine Staff 3601 forum postsjoshwa vcard United Kingdom
    20 Nov 2013 - 8:19 PM


    Well, after owning this lens for at least a year, I finally used it to take some photos, with the E-M5, first shot f/1.4 or f/2, ISO1600, 1/125s, sharpened slightly in Lightroom, and colour temperature made warmer.


    This one was taken at f/13, ISO200, 1/160s, colour corrected in Photoshop.


    You can view the full size version here (cropped)

    Last Modified By joshwa at 20 Nov 2013 - 8:23 PM
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    StrayCat e2 Member 1014682 forum postsStrayCat vcard Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
    20 Nov 2013 - 9:22 PM

    Not bad Josh. Would be interesting to see a side by side comparison with the Oly 45mm f1.8.

    ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
    21 Nov 2013 - 2:18 AM

    Nice lens Smile

    Pity you can't remember (not surprising 'cos it's hell to keep track of aperture used when I use manual lenses) whether it was 1.4 or 2 for the first one. If that was with the lens wide open, then WOW. My MD 50mm 1.7 is hopeless wide open. Thankfully it's pretty ok at the next stop of 2.8. Razor at 5.6.

    For my Pentacon 50mm 1.8, I start from f4. 1.8 and 2.8 are not worth my while. As for the other end, f11 is where it ends for sharpness. I don't hit f16 or 22.

    Yours is incredible at f13!! Cooor.

    Ooo...interesting idea StrayCat has...head to head with the Oly 45 Grin Same aperture for both, tripoded, IS OFF, manual focus. There'll be significant difference in field of view but that can be taken into account when looking at the results Smile

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