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EM-5 Street shot at 600mm hand held.

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Glen L, May 9, 2012.

  1. Glen L

    Glen L Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 23, 2012
    Ottawa, Ont
    Hand held test shot at 600mm EM-5 & Canon FD 85-300 f4.5 ISO 800 at 1/640 sec. The image stabilization on this camera is freakin wicked.:eek:

     
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  2. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    Wow
     
  3. hkpzee

    hkpzee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 5, 2011
    Hong Kong
    Patrick
    Incredible!
     
  4. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    Ah yes, I heard rumour about the fabled 600mm FD 35-300mm...
     
  5. Redridge

    Redridge Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 17, 2012
    Any pics of this setup? Thanks for sharing...
     
  6. Iansky

    Iansky Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    The Cotswolds, UK
    I bet that is one Laaaaaaaaarge setup, please show us some photos of the kit.
     
  7. Very good! Now you need to do the same shot again at 1/40 second to really show off the image stabilisation :biggrin:
     
  8. fredlong

    fredlong Just this guy...

    Apr 18, 2011
    Massachusetts USA
    Fred
    Is there a 2x converter in there that you didn't list or did you shoot at 300mm?

    Fred
     
  9. Glen L

    Glen L Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 23, 2012
    Ottawa, Ont
    no it was shot at 300mm but I added the crop factor in there.:rolleyes:
     
  10. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    Luke
    at 1/640 second one should be able to shoot handheld at 300mm on any body I would think.
     
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  11. Glen L

    Glen L Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 23, 2012
    Ottawa, Ont
    I always had to use a tripod with the Nex 5n with lenses like this one.
     
  12. Glen L

    Glen L Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 23, 2012
    Ottawa, Ont
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  13. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    Luke
    Aaaaaah......NOW I see the problem. It's too big. I was thinking about the native Panasonic 100-300. Now I'm a bit impressed.
     
  14. MexicoMik

    MexicoMik Mu-43 Regular

    195
    Mar 19, 2012
    I'm afraid I don't get it...that pic is not sharp, even at the small size it is shown on screen. If that's the best that the lens/camera can do, I wouldn't call that much of an ad.
     
  15. bitmatt

    bitmatt Mu-43 Veteran

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    Apr 7, 2012
    Cleveland
    Matt
    The point is that he was able to focus & shoot at that ridiculous distance hand held. 600mm is impressive.
     
  16. mattia

    mattia Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 3, 2012
    The Netherlands
    Except it's not entirely in focus. Or maybe just a touch soft.
     
  17. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    300mm tis 300mm tis 300mm - crop factors just confuse people. Everyone here knows what 300mm is :wink:


    That looks genuinely mean. I like it :smile:
     
  18. MexicoMik

    MexicoMik Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 19, 2012
    "The point is that he was able to focus & shoot at that ridiculous distance hand held. 600mm is impressive."

    Well, OK, but it just ended up as a soft/out of focus picture. To me it suggests that you can't hand hold/focus a 600mm (equivalent) focal length lens and get a sharp picture regardless of what sort of stabilization the camera/lens has.
     
  19. heli-mech

    heli-mech Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Mar 9, 2012
    Vancouver Island, Canada
    Andrew
    Here's a FD 300mm F4L @ 1/160 .. Handheld

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  20. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    Luke
    I think the post should be renamed "ridiculously large lens" IBIS display. That's what is impressive.......look at the ridiculously huge lens. 300mm is NOT hard to shoot handheld if using native glass. Here's the Panasonic at 300mm at 1/50 second (on an old G1).....

    portrait of a Grizzly Bear by Lukinosity, on Flickr
     
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