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Lens test - 20mm and 45mm focal lengths

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by ~tc~, May 16, 2011.

  1. ~tc~

    ~tc~ Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2010
    Houston, TX
    I've had a few people ask me to do some comparison shots. The wife's lilies were blooming nicely, so I set up the tripod and took some shots.

    Please be aware this is not the most scientific lens test ever conducted. I used autofocus and auto exposure - basically simulated how we would use our cameras in real life, just what you would get if you had a different lens hanging off the front.

    Images are OOC JPG, resized to 2000x1500px

    I had "issues" loading the pix to the gallery, so shutterfly links will have to do... this may end up being more of a focal length/DOF demonstration, but oh well

    Camera settings 1 (P mode, tweaks to white balance)
    20/1.7 @ 20mm f/1.7
    ry%3D400.

    45/2.8 @ 45mm f/2.8 tripod moved back to get similar FOV
    ry%3D400.


    Camera settings 2 (P mode, tweaks to film mode and white balance)
    45/2.8 @ 45mm f/2.8
    ry%3D400.

    45-200 f/4-5.6 @ 45mm f/4
    ry%3D400.

    PL14-50 f/2.8-3.5 @ 44mm f/3.5
    ry%3D400.

    PL14-50 f/2.8-3.5 @ 20mm f/3.1
    ry%3D400.

    20/1.7 @ 20mm f/3.2
    ry%3D400.

    20/1.7 @ 20mm f/1.7
    ry%3D400.
     
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  2. Armanius

    Armanius Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 23, 2010
    Houston
    Muttley
    Thanks TC! 45-200 is totally underrated in my opinion!
     
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