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[OM] Re: Justify what?

Subject: [OM] Re: Justify what?
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 06:22:08 +0100
It's amazing how kids can make you feel eh?

But about AF.  I have been using it on my Cont*x G2 (and G1 before I 
sold it), C*non G5 and Olympus LT-1.  The latter is the fastest, the 
former the most accurate, and the middle the sloooowest (in low light 
at least).  You comment about being "more tolerant" of AF is spot-on: 
for me it is an obstacle to be overcome sometimes, rather than a boon.

Chris

On 28 Jun 2004, at 16:50, Wilcox, Joel F wrote:

>
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> I shot 5 rolls of Fujicolor HG-200 with the IS-50.  I wish I'd had a
> polarizer, but it takes 52mm and the PL from my N*kon set is linear.  I
> don't think I've got a stepping ring that goes from 52 to 55.  Gotta
> work on that.  The IS-50 is nice plastic.  I think I might look for a
> good IS-3 sometime.  I'm becoming more tolerant of autofocus.  Hitherto
> it has always been a matter of working around a feeling of dread that I
> won't be able to get it to focus on what I really want it to focus on.
> Occasionally, that is so, but mostly it was successful, and quicker 
> than
> MF, just not as easy in some ways.  Close focus and macro with AF is
> really quite a chore when you recall what a Zuiko like the 90/2 and a
> bright screen can do.
>
> I told me son on the way home that next time I'll take my OM-1 and he
> and I will shoot our vintage cameras together and compare notes. He 
> does
> not long for something "better," and I felt a little like I had 
> betrayed
> him with the IS-50, and maybe I had.
>
<|_:-)_|>

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