On Fri, Aug 2, 2019 at 3:20 PM Bill Pearce <billpearce@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Knowing that there are quite a number of old OM shooters here, consider
> this a warning. OK, past OM shooters, some may not be old.
> A video (there's your first warning) on Peta Pixel today, where a
> photographer/just average guy/fool test "vintage" 50mm lenses on a Fuji
> digital. Consider this a warning, it's twenty minutes long, and there's
> about 0 minutes of usable information on it, along with some troubling
> conclusions, and a total lack of production values. There's also a
> strangely good thing, though.
> The , as the youngsters call it, takeaway is this: his "testing" is
> subjective to the extreme and there is no objectivity. I remain still
> unclear about what his purpose was, other than to generate clicks. He tests
> a couple of dozen fifties from many makers with good to great reputations.
> The final conclusion was the Nikkor 50/1.4 was king (really a legend) but
> the first runner up was the 50/1.8 Zuiko! He liked it but it was severely
> downgraded because the aperture ring clicks were "too loud and makes the
> lens sound cheap." He says that otherwise it would have been #1.
> I'l let you be the judge, but don't blame me if you feel foolish for
> watching it.
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