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: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 04:24:23 -0700
I still have a 50/1.8 with the high serial number. Not sure I trust petapixel 
opinions, but would not be surprised if this OM still out performed many legacy 


At 8/2/2019 12:20 PM, you 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, 
>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 
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