Showcase Olympus 40mm f/1.4 Pen FT

Shinka

Mu-43 Rookie
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gscara

Mu-43 Regular
Cherry Blossoms

Shot taken a f2.0, Iso 200.
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Capable of exquisite detail coupled with a soft background.
 

DonTom

Mu-43 Regular
Great portrait Ron, how far away were you?

I ask because I am considering getting this lens as a "restaurant lens". Very little facial distortion in this shot, unlike when I try to capture this type of portrait with the Panny 20/1.7.
I know I can back up and crop, but....also after the extra speed for very low light.
Thanks, Tom


 

labcoatguy

Mu-43 Regular
A tale of two f-stops:
Wide open, a bit soft, but look at that spot-on bokeh!
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f/2, slightly sharper, at the cost of a few ninja stars.
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From <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/100583785306555504134/BenAndJulietSWedding?authkey=Gv1sRgCK6v9ZrYk6j38wE&feat=embedwebsite">Ben and Juliet's wedding</a>
 
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gscara

Mu-43 Regular
West Coast Fisherman

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This retired fisherman was an amazing character. A real advantage of this tiny lens/camera combination is its total lack of intimidation.
 

labcoatguy

Mu-43 Regular
I'm loving this lens. The speed it gives makes it unbeatable at night.
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fredlong

Just this guy...
Looks more like "More cheese... NOW"

Some weekend legacy lens shooting - the cat doing her "More cheese please" look.

Shot wide open @ f1.4 - love this lens !

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labcoatguy

Mu-43 Regular
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Near-macro duty.
 

phigmov

Mu-43 Hall of Famer
Shoots his cousin

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