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Re: [OM] 20 minutes of your life you'll never get back...

Subject: Re: [OM] 20 minutes of your life you'll never get back...
From: Bill Pearce <billpearce@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 2 Aug 2019 15:38:27 -0400 (EDT)
Sorry. 
https://petapixel.com/2019/08/02/vintage-50mm-lens-shootout-trying-10-lenses-under-100/
 


Use at your own risk. 
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From: "Charles Geilfuss" <charles.geilfuss@xxxxxxxxx> 
To: "Olympus Camera Discussion" <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
Sent: Friday, August 2, 2019 2:30:40 PM 
Subject: Re: [OM] 20 minutes of your life you'll never get back... 

Link? 

Charlie 

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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