Summer fun

posted on 23rd of july, 2013

Recently I picked up a used telephoto zoom for my Olympus OM-D. The zoom is designed for the older four thirds dSLR mounts, and as a result doesn't really work very well for Autofocus (until someone releases a micro four thirds phase detect AF sensor). However, the OM-D body does offer a very usable magnification assist for manual focus. I found it quite easy to use, and was able to get some shots of the kids boogie boarding on our summer holiday.

My technique was to be a bit predictive, as well as shooting slightly stopped down. The 50-200mm lens is a variable aperture f/2.8-3.5 and I tended to shoot at f/5.6. I found the results to be every bit as sharp as my old 70-200mm Canon lens in similar conditions. While being much less useful in Autofocus,...

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Posted by Bradcalkins on July 30, 2013
Thanks kindly, Egomezta!
Posted by Egomezta on July 29, 2013
Wow, your images are amazing... Good luck.
Posted by Bradcalkins on July 29, 2013
You're welcome!

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