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Re: [OM] IMG: Small Grounder, Different Lens

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Small Grounder, Different Lens
From: Jim Nichols <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 3 May 2020 18:38:55 -0500
Good analysis.  I had reached the same conclusion, as I sit in the dark waiting 
for power to be restored.

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> On May 3, 2020, at 4:33 PM, Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> On 5/2/2020 3:53 PM, Jim Nichols wrote:
>> After posting several bird photos made with the Leica Telyt-R 250/4 + 2X 
>> Extender, I decided to see how the ZD 50-200 lens performed under similar 
>> conditions, using AutoFocus.  This was made at about 70 ft., so it is a 
>> small crop.  The bird is probably a House Finch. Lens is wide open at 200mm.
>> 
>> http://www.gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/20200502-P5021330.JPG.html
>> 
>> This lens resolves detail well, the other has more reach.  AF is nice to 
>> have.
> 
> It may be sharper than the Telyt. Hard to be sure from here, as cropping and 
> processing aren't the same. But the bokeh is definitely worse.
> 
> Looking at the original Brown Thrasher photo, see how the sharpness, both in 
> front and behind, moves gently into smooth softness.
> 
> In these shots, OTOH, the bokeh, particularly background, is full of sharp, 
> doubled edges. Much less restful and pulls my attention away from the birds.
> 
> Edgy Moose
> 
> 
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