Price on 60mm Macro is insane...

Started Sep 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
DonTom
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Re: But its apparently better....
In reply to mpgxsvcd, Sep 17, 2012

gxsvcd wrote:

Actually the 14-140mm is the sharpest lens. At 14mm it has the highest sharpness on center of any m4/3s lens. It also is sharper across almost the entire frame at 25mm than the 50mm is.

The 50mm is a terrible lens for sharpness wide open. Here is the dpreview tests results as compared to the 14-140mm.

Ohhh, come on now. Apples with Apples. Compare the 2 lenses via your link at 50mm and F5.6, the Olympus is markedly sharper than the Panasonic. The difference with both "wide open" is minor at 50mm.

Not knocking the 14-140, it's a wonderful lens. But why compare a macro at 50mm to a super zoom at 14mm? And by the way, the corners at 14mm aren't anything to celebrate!

http://www.dpreview.com/lensreviews/widget/Fullscreen.ashx?reviews=57,32&fullscreen=true&av=4.333,3.667&fl=25,50&vis=VisualiserSharpnessMTF,VisualiserSharpnessMTF&stack=horizontal&&config=LensReviewConfiguration.xml%3F1

djbrom wrote:

According to here http://translate.google.com.au/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fpen-and-tell.blogspot.de%2F2012%2F09%2Fgotterdammerung-50mm-vs-60mm.html

The four thirds 50mm f2 has been "dethroned". The new mft macro takes over the four thirds in sharpness. Quite amazing.

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