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More from the Oly 17/1.8

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by WT21, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. WT21

    WT21 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    I bought an O17/1.8 this week, and I also got delivered an XE1 to try.

    TBH, I'm enjoying the Oly 17 more!

    It's snowy and grey, but I still enjoyed the lens on a walk-around today. I'm not at all regretting the move from the P20. The O17 is a little thicker, but not by much, and I'm not missing anything in sharpness (I didn't do any head2head tests, but I'm happy with my images), and the quickness to AF is wonderful. I add a little vignetting myself, though, as I find it pretty even across the frame, and I usually prefer some vignette.

    Some from today:







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  2. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
    I like the 3rd collie shot.. great color and feel.
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  3. WT21

    WT21 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    The first two collie shots I post processed a bit -- upping the clarity and maybe the contrast. I don't think I touched the 3rd. Maybe it's better just OOC, and not having me touch it!
  4. Halaking

    Halaking Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Dec 17, 2012
    Los Angeles
    Nice set:thumbup:

    But great dog:2thumbs:
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  5. twokatmew

    twokatmew Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 1, 2012
    Lansing, MI, US
    Really nice shots! I especially like the third collie shot. Looks so much like our wonderful collie we had when I was a kid. My 17/1.8 is scheduled to arrive on Tuesday. Can't wait! :biggrin:

    Sent from my phone. Please pardon my brevity!
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  6. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    I really love the 2nd one!
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  7. woody112704

    woody112704 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Dec 13, 2012
    Great shots, the first one is my favorite of the set. Btw very pretty dog you got there.
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  8. dino1891

    dino1891 Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 8, 2013
    My favorite are the first and third pics. Very lovely shots!
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  9. pdk42

    pdk42 One of the "Eh?" team Subscribing Member

    Jan 11, 2013
    Leamington Spa, UK
    Lovely set. Really like monochrome bridge shot (nr 4). Glad you're enjoying your new toy!
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  10. Savas K

    Savas K Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 10, 2013
    What a nice focal length. You are using it well.
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  11. Aldredge

    Aldredge Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 12, 2012
    Toronto, ON
    Amazing shots, this lens has beautiful rendering. Love the bokeh.

    Do you still use your PL25mm after getting this lens?
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  12. WT21

    WT21 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Feb 19, 2010
    Not at present - new lens syndrome (NLS) but I don't think I'll drop the PL25. It's a FOV and a lens I enjoy.
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