Problem with the lens 9-18 Oly

Started Jan 22, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Bob Tullis
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Re: well, well

Chez Wimpy wrote:

I guess I shouldn't feel too bad about going with the 7-14... even the 9-18 has the purple problem on the OMD. It would be nice to see the two back to back, but I doubt anyone has them both on hand.

I have both, but haven't shot them side by side.   The Vario G 7-14 flares much easier, and the purple flare is much more distinct, richer, and intrusive.   Purple flare aside, here's a curious result with the 7-14. . . just out of view was a cross walk sign, not quite shielded by the hood on the lens.   One of the reasons for getting the 7-14 related to this sort of objective, for the wider FOV.   I didn't get such results with previous exposures at this location with the 9-18.   FWIW





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