A couple of bird shots ;-)

jalex

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Olympus EPL-1 using the old Canon FD 50mm f/1.4 (at f/2)
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Canon 7D using the modern 50 f1.4 (shot at f1.4)

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Clearly, the E-PL1 Shot Looks Better...

and you probably didn't have to do a lot of work on it, because the out of camera color from the E-PL1 is just plain gorgeous.

I suspect you could improve the Canon shot by color correction and some sharpening - it was taken at a bigger aperture, where the lens isn't as good as it could be.

I think you're trying to convince yourself you don't want to keep the Canon stuff.

I'm not ready to give mine up because the native lenses for the e-PL1 and its successor still aren't up to the choice you have from Canon (and no doubt won't be there for a long, long time, if ever).

There's no question that the 4/3 camera is much easier to carry around and is more comfortable to use with its lighter weight, even with long lenses.

Tough decision.

Isabel

Olympus EPL-1 using the old Canon FD 50mm f/1.4 (at f/2)
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Canon 7D using the modern 50 f1.4 (shot at f1.4)

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jalex

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Isabel,
I'm probably going to end up switching totally over to mu 43 after Panasonic comes out with a wide aperture zoom. Right now, I'm going to sell off all the Canon gear except for the 7D, two lenses - the 17-55 f2.8 IS and the 135 f/2. I think I'll be pretty covered for my daughter's dance performances with just those two lenses.

I was actually taking the test shots because I was going to put up the Canon 50mm f1.4 for sale and needed a shot wide open in case someone wanted to see it.
While I was at it I thought I would see how the old FD lens did on the EPL1 and I was happy enough with it that I don't really need to keep the modern lens.

jane
 
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