Re: [OM] Site of the last self-propelled Zuikofest--now Zuiko 90

Subject: Re: [OM] Site of the last self-propelled Zuikofest--now Zuiko 90
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:41:34 -0500
What's the actual value of a *macro* lens that offers somewhat superior 
image quality... wide open?  Say what?  :-)

Chuck Norcutt

On 1/24/2012 6:46 PM, usher99@xxxxxxx wrote:
>> You are aware that the Tokvivron 90 is just as good and cheaper,
> aren't
>> you? ;^)
> So many lenses, so few camera bags.
> AG
> Hmmm,
> There was a thread a couple years ago in FM alt lens forum with dueling
> images with VivS1 90mm and Zuiko 90 f2. I have the former. The
> compulsive pixel peepers had their say.
> Wide open and stopped down a bit at lowish mags my distinct
> recollection is that the Zuiko indeed had a superior rendering.
> The owner of both lenses was clearly convinced as well. I think when
> the conditions are such for the Zuiko 90 to do a nice job it is just
> tremendous and worthy of the cult status it enjoys. I was skeptical of
> a discernable superiority until then. Nothing wrong with the vivS1 (or
> the Tok) though.
> Anyone want to trade, Mike
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