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Showcase Olympus WCON-P01 Wide Converter (11mm +)

Discussion in 'Native Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by PeeBee, Jul 1, 2014.

 
 
  1. PeeBee

    PeeBee Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Sep 17, 2012
    UK
    Just got one of these over the weekend, and since Amin has just created a thread for the Panasonic equivalent, I thought I'd post up some of my test shots from the Olympus. Mounted on my EPM1 and 14-42mm rii, all shot at the wide end and cropped a little for straightening.


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  2. tino84

    tino84 Mu-43 Veteran

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  3. tino84

    tino84 Mu-43 Veteran

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    all at 12800iso, 2nd at 3200
     
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  4. tino84

    tino84 Mu-43 Veteran

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    another set of test, with some more light

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  5. tino84

    tino84 Mu-43 Veteran

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  6. tino84

    tino84 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Dec 29, 2013
    last shots (I think) with these converter, I found a 14 2.5 for cheap, and I'll buy a wide converter for it, selling the 14-42..

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    first 3 pics, higlight for the sky are recovered with rawtherapee, due to bad conditions (lens directly vs the sun)
     
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  7. PeeBee

    PeeBee Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Sep 17, 2012
    UK
    Just when I convince myself it's time to upgrade the E-PM1, it does this.....

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  8. tkbslc

    tkbslc Super Moderator

    Nice Shot!

    Although I bet a new camera could do that too! :biggrin:
     
  9. PeeBee

    PeeBee Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Sep 17, 2012
    UK
    Thanks, and I'm sure you're right, a new camera most likely would do that, but new glass might do it differently. I'm not one who chases the ultimate in IQ and when the E-PM1 get's it right I'm more than happy with the results. The problem is that mine doesn't seem to get it right as often as I'd like, so lately I've giving some serious thought into upgrading it. But I just know that if I can squeeze a bit more consistency out of the little Oly, I'll be happy with it and I can concentrate on building up my lens collection. I'm so close to loving this little camera but I just need to learn how to get the best from it. :thumbup:
     
  10. mw6sense

    mw6sense Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 2, 2015
    patrick cheung
    Very nice picture. Could you tell me the aperture and speed setting for this photo? I got a wcon-p01 as well and I want to take some landscape pictures with it.
     
  11. PeeBee

    PeeBee Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Sep 17, 2012
    UK
    Thank You. The camera was in Aperture mode set to f/8, ISO 400, which gave me a shutter speed of 1/2000. I could have got away with a lower ISO but I'm experimenting with it at the moment to learn how to get more consistent results from it.
     
  12. microfourthirdsnut

    microfourthirdsnut Mu-43 Regular

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    Oct 8, 2012
    Anyone try the converter on the Oly 14-42mm EZ lens? It has the same filter thread...
     
  13. PeeBee

    PeeBee Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Sep 17, 2012
    UK
    The converter doesn't fit via the filter thread, you remove the ring at the tip of the lens to reveal a bayonet, and it attaches to that. The EZ doesn't have it (as far as I know).
     
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  14. microfourthirdsnut

    microfourthirdsnut Mu-43 Regular

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  15. PeeBee

    PeeBee Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Sep 17, 2012
    UK
    Longleat House

    I wouldn't want to hoover it!

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