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Caffeine and Christmas

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by Uncle Frank, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Uncle Frank

    Uncle Frank Photo Enthusiast

    Jul 26, 2012
    San Jose, CA
    I was sitting at Starbucks, waiting for a fresh pot of Pike to brew. The Christmas display, which seems to show up earlier every year, was a tempting target, but which lens to use? I had 3 in my bag, so I decided to use each of them wide open, as a test of perspective and acuity.

    14/2.5 @ f/2.5
    E-PL2    LUMIX G 14/F2.5    14mm    f/2.5    1/125s    ISO 200

    20/1.7 @ f/1.7
    E-PL2    LUMIX G 20/F1.7    20mm    f/1.7    1/320s    ISO 200

    adapted 55/3.5 micro @ f/3.5
    E-PL2    ---       f/1.0    1/60s    ISO 200

    and another with the 55 to show the star of the show.
    E-PL2    ---       f/1.0    1/80s    ISO 400

    Holiday blessings to you all.
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  2. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    You got that right!!!
    (Nice shots too) :smile:
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  3. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    That ol' Nikkor geezer of a lens, seems to outshine those young whippersnappers.
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  4. Uncle Frank

    Uncle Frank Photo Enthusiast

    Jul 26, 2012
    San Jose, CA
    The 14 and 20 did just fine, but the 55 micro does hold up pretty well. It's 40 years old, and a good used copy only cost me $100. But I needed to buy an evf to get the best from it.
  5. cookme

    cookme Mu-43 Regular

    May 25, 2012
    lucky you. the last time I tried to take some decoration shots at Starbucks I was told photography was prohibited.............
  6. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    +1 - At least they could wait until after Thanksgiving. :rolleyes: 
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