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Discussion in 'Nature' started by ricseet, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. ricseet

    ricseet Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 20, 2010
    Singapore
    :drinks:
     
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  2. JoeFriday

    JoeFriday Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 28, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    the detail is amazing. I need one of those lenses!
     
  3. ricseet

    ricseet Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 20, 2010
    Singapore
    Brett, overall I am very happy with this lens. Nice colors, sharp and detail. Infect, I shoot exclusively with this PL 14-150mm for such close-ups to birdies. Although I have the 20mm f 1.7, i use this occasionally.

    Thank you for your feedback.

    ric


     
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  4. RonSmith

    RonSmith Mu-43 Top Veteran

    505
    Apr 7, 2010
    Michigan
    That is amazing, Ric!
     
  5. ricseet

    ricseet Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 20, 2010
    Singapore
    Thank you Ron.
    Have a nice weekend.

     
  6. sparklehorse

    sparklehorse Mu-43 Regular

    67
    Apr 4, 2010
    Portland, Oregon
    So this must be the PL 4/3 lens adapted to your m4/3 GH1? Thanks for posting, I didn't know this lens was a good macro performer.

    Regards,
    Gordon
     
  7. ricseet

    ricseet Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 20, 2010
    Singapore
    Hi Gordon, I have been shooting exclusively with this lens for the last 3 years now with the L10/GH1. Yep I have to use adapter for the GH1. When I need a closer reach i attached my Raynox 250 to the PL. The min working distance is about 9 inches. This seems to work out for me.
    For sure the Oly 50mm f 2 is far superior to this combo and I have seen super pics.

    Thanks for viewing.

    cheers and have a nice weekend.

    ric


     
  8. JoeFriday

    JoeFriday Mu-43 Regular

    88
    Jun 28, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    I'd really like to see an image of this lens on the camera (or better yet, on an EP1/EP2). I've been thinking of getting one for a while, but I can't quite grasp the size of it.
     
  9. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Excellent color and clarity - and a beautiful Shrike!

    ric, for some reason we can't see your third photo, perhaps you can check your link?
     
  10. ricseet

    ricseet Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 20, 2010
    Singapore
    Hi BB, thanks for flagging me about the 3rd pic. Strange, I can see right here. Let me add it one more time and hope it works this time.

    Thanks for your feedback.

    cheers ric
     
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  11. JoeFriday

    JoeFriday Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 28, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    I can't see it either. Perhaps your flickr permission for that photo isn't set to 'public view'
     
  12. ricseet

    ricseet Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 20, 2010
    Singapore
    Brett, thanks you are probably right. Let me go do that.

    cheers

    ric
     
  13. RonSmith

    RonSmith Mu-43 Top Veteran

    505
    Apr 7, 2010
    Michigan
    Those are gorgeous, Ric!

    You have me hovering between either buying that lens or selling all my gear and taking up the accordion.
     
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  14. ricseet

    ricseet Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 20, 2010
    Singapore
    Thank you Ron. Best solution is buy this lens and keep the rest as well.
    On a serious note, over the last three years I have not found the need to buy the Oly 50mm f 2 becos I am getting 'good enough' close up shoots with this lens. The min working distance is about 9 inches and I can get full frame for butterfly and dragonfly. Otherwise I use the EZ mode which gives me a 700mm reach at 3MP. Shot many birdies this way and getting decent shots. Will post some EZ mode images next.
    The Oly of course gives better results but I am a lazy shooter and hate changing lens. So I went for the compromised solution.

    cheers & have a nice day!

    ric
     
  15. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    I'm with you, Ron, except I don't really care for the accordion too much.:wink:

    Wonderful, Ric!
     
  16. ricseet

    ricseet Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 20, 2010
    Singapore
    Thank you BB.

    cheers and have a nice day!

    ric
     
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  17. Boyzo

    Boyzo Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Mar 3, 2010
    Hi and welcome Ric.
    That's a beautiful shot, and showcases that lens.
    Patience needed for that shot :)

    oops refering to the Photo thread

    John
     
  18. Boyzo

    Boyzo Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Mar 3, 2010
    WOW !!!

    Hi and welcome Ric.

    That's a beautiful shot, and showcases that lens.

    Patience needed for that shot :)

     
  19. ricseet

    ricseet Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 20, 2010
    Singapore
    Thank you John for the warm welcome.
    I really have no other choice as I do not have any other lens except the 20mm f 1.7 and the L10 kit lens 14-50mm.
    So are you you coming along with your PL 14-150 and PL 14-50 f 2.8?

    cheers and take care

    ric
     
  20. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Hi Ric, I also have the PL 14-150 - which is why I appreciate how much skill you have in these images... absolutely fantastic!

    Great having you here too :friends:

    Cheer

    Brian