Sunday, August 12, 2012

How's This For a First Shot With a New Camera?

 
Image Source: http://www.mu-43.com/f42/my-first-e-m5-shot-30469/
 
Member cohomology on mu-43.com posted this first image from a new Olympus OM-D, using the Panasonic Lumix 14mm f2.5 lens. Wow. If I got this from the first shot of a new camera, I'd go buy another one just like it. Or, I'd put the original one away and only use it when I'm in a slump. The dynamic range in this image is awesome. No, I'm not count intensities or gray levels on a tiny image on the screen. I'm looking at the detail in the shadowy foreground, coupled with the bright detail in the clouds. Very nice.
 
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Inside a Tiny Sushi Shop, Tsukiji, Tokyo, Japan, by Reed A. George
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3, Lumix 14mm f2.5
iso 400, f2.5, 1/50 sec
 
I really enjoy the miniscule 14mm f2.5 prime lens. In addition to the classic use of a wide angle for landscapes, as cohomology uses in the top picture, I find it's great for small interior spaces. A 12mm would be even better.
 
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