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Showcase Olympus 75mm f/1.8

Discussion in 'Native Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by Graham_of_Rainham, Jun 26, 2012.

 
 
  1. Graham_of_Rainham

    Graham_of_Rainham Mu-43 Regular

    52
    Feb 16, 2010
    One thing I have never learned, is patience. :redface:

    When I'm given a new toy to play with, I rush head long into shooting without really considering what I'm doing. Consequently, this was taken with the camera just as it was given to me. We were pushed for time, as lots of people wanted to be the first to try the new lens, as well as the OM-D.

    So what you see here is very much a grab shot, that I've cropped to clear background distractions. If this is what it can do in "amateur" mode, imagin how good it will be once I get over the initial excitement...

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    E-M5    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/2.8    1/200s    ISO 1600


    I did take quite a few other shots, with the 75mm mounted on my trusty old E-PL1. I really am impressed and see this lens becoming a true classic. :2thumbs:
     
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  2. hamadiscool

    hamadiscool Mu-43 Regular

    68
    Jan 23, 2011
    Texas
    Please post a full body portrait at f/1.8! I have yet to see such a pic from this lens.
     
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  3. MrKal_El

    MrKal_El Mu-43 Top Veteran

    661
    Mar 24, 2011
    Yes. :wink:
     
  4. DHart

    DHart Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 7, 2010
    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Don
    I would love to see an upper half portrait (head to waist) with the camera in landscape (horizontal) orientation and f/1.8 with an outdoor setting in background.

    Yes, I know... that's asking a lot... but would be VERY helpful if you can manage it! :smile: This is exactly the kind of outdoor portrait I like to shoot: (taken with 5DMkII and 200mm f/2.8L lens). And I think the 75/1.8 can get somewhat close to this look... but I want to SEE it.

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    Canon EOS 5D Mark II    ---    200mm    f/2.8    1/500s    ISO 400
     
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  5. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    Luke
    by cropping out the background, you've cropped out exactly what makes the lens so special.
     
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  6. 938mm

    938mm Mu-43 Rookie

    24
    Apr 24, 2012
    Hong Kong
    Here you go! Not exactly outdoor but taken indoor, ISO 1600, f1.8, RAW & processed in LR4.1, exposure adjusted and increased a little clarity. I would say that this lens gets you pretty close to what you're after. :smile:

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    E-M5    ---    75mm    f/1.8    1/50s    ISO 1600


    One in portrait orientation

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    E-M5    ---    75mm    f/1.8    1/100s    ISO 1600
     
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  7. GRID

    GRID Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2011
    Here´s my first testshot.
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    DMC-GF2    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/1.8    1/125s    ISO 100
     
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  8. nueces snapper

    nueces snapper Mu-43 All-Pro

    You freaked out my cat. We were both sure there was another feline coming out of our computer screen. :2thumbs:
     
  9. htc

    htc Mu-43 Top Veteran

    579
    Jan 11, 2011
    Finland
    Harry
    Still hope to get more time with the lens, but it's raining...
     

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  10. GRID

    GRID Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2011
    Took the 75 out on rally today, it´s a very nice lens for this also :) 
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    DMC-GH1    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/1.8    1/1600s    ISO 100


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    DMC-GH1    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/1.8    1/3200s    ISO 100
     
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  11. chrism_scotland

    chrism_scotland Mu-43 Veteran

    483
    Jun 1, 2011
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Looks good! I had wondered about using the 75mm FL for similar things and maybe some aviation.
     
  12. lubov

    lubov Mu-43 Veteran

    417
    Apr 4, 2011
    Honestly I could get that look with my GF1 , oly 45 and photoshop, but I do like my pictures too look a little less cartoony.
    I know when it comes too skin retouching there is a huge variance in taste, but she looks plastic to me
     
  13. tuanies

    tuanies Mu-43 Veteran

    227
    Jun 13, 2011
    Graham, WA
    Tuan Huynh
    You just sold me on the 75mm. Now to find a way to convince the wife I need it.
     
  14. cputeq

    cputeq Mu-43 Regular

    140
    Jul 27, 2012
    Albuquerque, NM
    Jeremy
    I might get this lens. I would *LOVE* to have that Datsun, awesome shot of a groovy car!
     
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  15. DHart

    DHart Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 7, 2010
    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Don
    lubov... please... pardon me for my inadequacies and taste in portraits...perhaps you can lead the way... and light a better path to help me toward success... I imagine your taste and success in professional portraiture is at least as lofty as your gentility. :wink:
     
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  16. GRID

    GRID Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2011
    More motorsportaction with my 75mm, this time Formula Offroad from Iceland.
    FormulaOffroadIsland2012_NEZ5_69F__.
    DMC-GH1    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/2.2    1/2500s    ISO 100


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    DMC-GH1    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/2.2    1/4000s    ISO 100


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    DMC-GH1    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/2.2    1/1600s    ISO 100


    FormulaOffroadIsland2012_NEZ5_58F__.
    DMC-GH1    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/3.2    1/800s    ISO 100


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    DMC-GH1    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/1.8    1/1000s    ISO 100


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    DMC-GH1    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/3.2    1/2000s    ISO 100


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    DMC-GH1    OLYMPUS M.75mm F1.8    75mm    f/7.1    1/200s    ISO 100


    More images from this event on my site :) 
     
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  17. toshiro

    toshiro Mu-43 Regular

    155
    Apr 3, 2012
    Olympus 75 1.8 just arrived, what an amazing lens. Wide open and heavily cropped (like 50%):

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    Untitled on Flickr
     
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  18. NikkoExiledInSF

    NikkoExiledInSF Mu-43 Regular

    97
    Feb 8, 2011
    Wiltshire, UK
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  19. djonesii

    djonesii Mu-43 Regular

    42
    Aug 18, 2011
    Cant do action

    Well .... this thread just proves it, I should sell my OMD, it just will never be able to do action shots.

    Guess I'm doomed to look like Quasimodo from all that heavy CaniKon gear I'll be forced to carry ...

    :rofl:

    or maybe not.

    Dave
     
  20. Rudi

    Rudi Mu-43 Top Veteran

    574
    Aug 16, 2010
    Australia
    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    Good one, Don! :thumbup: :smile:
     
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