Digital Photography Now - www.dpnow.com  
 
advertisements

Go Back   DPNow.com Discussion Forum > Camera conference > DSLR and other system camera discussion > Lens view

Lens view The DPNow.com board for talking about lenses - big, small, long, and short.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-01-16
Graham_of_Rainham's Avatar
Graham_of_Rainham Graham_of_Rainham is offline
Forum veteran
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Rainham Essex
Posts: 1,432
Thanks: 26
Thanked 40 Times in 36 Posts
Likes: 80
Liked at 57 Times in 46 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Graham_of_Rainham is on a distinguished road
Legacy Lenses

With the arrival of the new Olympus 300mm f/4.0 PRO, it got me wondering just what I could get from some old glass...

It was raining, so I was inside, behind dirty double glassing, a tree is half way between me and the cormorant tree, the light is very poor... Also try to keep in mind that this is an old lens and this is a about a 75% crop from the original image, reduced down to web size...



What a difference a day makes:

As it wasn't raining the window cleaner came today...

Roughly the same distance, but nothing in the way this time. The purple CA is still very evident when the ORF is viewed at 100%, but with a quick pass through DxO Optics Pro (not that there's a profile for the lens) to "clean up" the contrast, etc.. Good light makes all the difference, but the limitations really do show that it's no match for the high quality lenses that are currently available.

__________________
Graham
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Graham_of_Rainham For This Useful Post:
Barr1e (10-01-16)
The Following User likes this post by Graham_of_Rainham:
Barr1e (10-01-16)
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
CeWe launches new phoo legacy service DPNow Latest DPNow articles 0 27-08-13 05:37 PM
Legacy Macros David Morison Lens view 2 06-07-13 11:17 AM
Legacy lens on Canon 7D? David Morison Canon camera discussion 1 13-05-13 04:46 PM
Legacy AF Ian Pentax discussion 3 17-10-12 06:41 PM
Manual Focus: Should we forget the 35mm film legacy? DPNow Latest DPNow articles 3 30-10-06 01:11 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:58 AM.


© Digital Photography Now, 2001-2017, All rights reservedAd Management plugin by RedTyger