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Showcase Olympus OM Zuiko 21mm 1:3.5

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by addieleman, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. addieleman

    addieleman Passionate amateur

    Nov 13, 2012
    Netherlands
    Ad Dieleman
    i-74kZSWv-XL.
    A7, Olympus OM Zuiko 21mm 1:3.5 @ f/8
     
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  2. eno789

    eno789 TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Brian
    Coast near Carmel

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    Whaler's Cabin

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    on A7
     
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  3. TonyTurley

    TonyTurley TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Apr 24, 2013
    West Virginia, USA
    Those are nice. I considered getting this lens or the Pen F 20mm, because I do like MF lenses. However, I'm leaning toward the SEL20F28, due to the small profile, and for those times when a faster focus is required.
     
  4. eno789

    eno789 TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    On APS-C, it does not make much sense when there're SEL20 and Sigma 19mm. But on FF, not lot of other choices. This lens is wide and small.
     
  5. metalmania

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  6. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Nice shots, great colors!
    I see some serious vignetting though and quite a distortion is photo #2, or is just my idea?
     
  7. metalmania

    metalmania TalkEmount Regular

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    You are right. They are there and I didn't correct it.
     
  8. metalmania

    metalmania TalkEmount Regular

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    All wide open, I think there are no obvious vignetting now. I also applied Nikon 20/2.8D profile in C1. Yes I know the only 21mm lens profile in C1 is Zeiss 21mm, however the Nikon 20/2.8 profile seems to do the job better.

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  9. WNG

    WNG TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 12, 2014
    Arrid Zone-A, USA
    Will
    Great scenes from downtown NY and the Westside.

    Fantastic results from the Zuiko. It lives up to it's reputation, and pricey cost.
    The colors are rich and contrast is strong. Great resolution.

    I also wanted a 20/21mm class manual, and settled for a more affordable Tokina made vintage 21mm f/3.8 T4. A bit hefty in size, but image quality is satisfactory if not stellar. Doesn't have the contrast and pop of the Olympus.
     
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  10. eno789

    eno789 TalkEmount Top Veteran

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  11. sesser

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    Can't tell if it's field curvature at close focusing distance or just soft on the edges... I suspect the former. Anyway, sharp in the middle. One of these days, I'll actually take my new camera outside ;)

    A7II @ f5.6 1/100 ISO 400 -0.3 ev
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  12. eno789

    eno789 TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    It might just be that DoF is much shallower when you close focus.
     
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  13. sesser

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    It's possible... her ears are pretty big :D
     
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  15. sesser

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    Headed down to the river for some sunset action. Wasn't nearly as good as I had envisioned it in my head before I left the house, but a little LR got it close.
    DSC00520-HDR.
     
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  16. eno789

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  18. sesser

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    randy
    Experimenting with a 10 stop ND. Had to crop it down a little since I used a 49mm -> 55mm step-up ring. Perhaps not the best solution for this lens ;)
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    View From Tilikum
    by Mr Sesser, on Flickr
     
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  19. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
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    Nick
    Lovely shot!
     
  20. WNG

    WNG TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 12, 2014
    Arrid Zone-A, USA
    Will
    Ah Portland! Very nice results. Wonderful light.