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Re: [OM] Comparing 50 mm lenses

Subject: Re: [OM] Comparing 50 mm lenses
From: "Wayne Harridge" <wayne.harridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2011 22:39:59 +1100
Just had another look at these images and noticed something a bit strange
with the Tessar, there appears to be a slightly darker strip down the left
and right border of the image which doesn't appear for the Zuiko or tamron.
Any idea what that might be ?

...Wayne


> 
> While at Mike & Marnie's last month, there was a new Marnie floral
> composition to photograph. I took the opportunity to
> compare three different 50 mm focal length lenses.
> 
> I've been curious for some time how the 50s Zeiss f2.8 TessarT might
> compare to later lenses. I can't do that on the 5D,
> as the Tessar interferes with the mirror, but now can do so on the 60D.
> 
> Unfortunately, my Canon 50/1.8 AF lens is still in Montana, so only
> three lenses compared:
> <http://www.moosemystic.net/Gallery/tech/Lenses/50mm_lenses/50mmcomp.ht
> m>
> 
> Olympus Zuiko 50/1.8, final, miJ version
> Carl Zeiss Jena 50/2.8 Tessar T
> Tamron 28-300/3.5-6.3 A06
> 
> They aren't quite the same focal lengths, the Zeiss longer than the
> Zuiko and the Tamron at what it thinks is 50mm quiet
> a bit shorter. I've scaled the Tammy up and the Zeiss down to match the
> Zuiko, but the perspectives are still slightly
> different.
> 
> Not that much difference in bokeh, but lots of color, contrast, etc.
> differences.
> 
> 50 MM Moose
> 
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