Showcase Olympus 38mm f/1.8 Pen FT

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Well, clickless aperture, now you're talking. I probably use the Jupiter8 on a Sony a5100 more simply because of that.
I have the Jupiter-8 and is kind of a bit glowy at wide open but sharper than the Zuiko 38mm f1.8
I just needed a bit wider an M43 and the Chinese lens is waaay nice than J-8, even wide open
I have several images that I need to process; would like to compare it a bit with the Zuiko...
 

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I have the Jupiter-8 and is kind of a bit glowy at wide open but sharper than the Zuiko 38mm f1.8
I just needed a bit wider an M43
User experience is so diverse lol! I had a Ricoh 24-72 compact for years, fitted handily in a pocket when on tour. And I remember one photo in particular - in a backstage corridor at a venue in Bologna when I really needed it to be a bit longer. I've taken loads of pictures at 35 and 50 etc in my life, now catching up at 75.
 

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I know this is late post but will come up on searches. I use the zuiko...bought one adapter did not lock lens. so went with Fotodiox...worked fine.
 

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Spotted a wild animal on my last hike
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On a G80.

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V-bracing of a tenor guitar I'm building.

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Small world. You might be able to see this tree from your desk, just down the sea wall path from the pier. Also at f/4 which might be magic on this lens.

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I just viewed this shot full-size. The edge-to-edge sharpness almost gave me a heart attack! I love my Sigma 30/2.8, which delivers similar coloration, tonality, and resolution. But 30mm a bit shorter than I'd like to complement my Olympus 9mm and 17mm pancakes in my 5x5-inch belt pouch. I was thinking of getting the 45/1.8. But 38mm would be more useful indoors, where I tend to do much of my shooting.
 
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G3 + Olympus Pen Zuiko 38mm f1.8

Think I got lucky with this one - small focus ring can make it really hard to nail wide open

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On my GX9, which just arrived today:

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GF1 & 38mm f1.8 - shot at f2.8

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GF1 & 38mm f1.8 - shot at f2 - trying a selfie as the cat lay on my chest

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