Olympus 45mm Issue or Focus Curvature

Started Jun 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
Sinan Tarlan
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Re: bad lens
In reply to .Sam., Jun 8, 2012

Thanks Sam. I figured as such. Interestingly when I turned IS off it did get slightly better, but slightly being the key here so there was still an issue. I will try the lens both on another m4/3 body at the store and also ask to try another 45mm if they have one to see how that behaves on my E-M5.

My Panny 25mm f/1.4 does not do this so I would like to think the body is not a real issue here but maybe the longer focal lenght of the 45mm and a potential IS issue with my E-M5 may cause it to react this way? Anyways I will likely get an answer once I can test it all out, hopefully later today.

.Sam. wrote:

my copy of Oly45 has never done this. It's almost perfect. To me the render characteristics and sharpness are very similar to the Pentax 77.

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