1. Welcome to Mu-43.com—a friendly Micro 4/3 camera & photography discussion forum!

    If you are thinking of buying a camera or need help with your photos, you will find our forum members full of advice! Click here to join for free!

Olympus glass, old and new

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by Web-Betty, Sep 17, 2015.

  1. Web-Betty

    Web-Betty Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jun 16, 2013
    I discovered, after I added some images to the Oly 12-40 showcase (I removed the offenders), that a few of the images I included were actually taken with my OM 50mm f1.8. As I was looking at the pics I posted, something was nagging at me--I realized it was the bokeh! That shape is decidedly OM. :) 

    { last bits of summer }
    by Melissa Johnson, on Flickr

    I was pleasantly surprised at how consistent that beautiful Oly color is, old and new.

    Old (OM 50mm f1.8)

    { wild flowers }
    by Melissa Johnson, on Flickr

    New (M.12-40 f2.8)

    { wildflower }
    by Melissa Johnson, on Flickr

    The light is a little different, but that color is delicious, and impressively consistent. I shoot raw, which probably helps. I'm still wowed, however, by the consistency of Olympus glass. That 12-40 certainly does live up to the standards set by its grandparents.

    And one more of that sweet, sweet bokeh.

    by Melissa Johnson, on Flickr
    • Like Like x 5
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.