SLRGear: Oly 17mm F1.8 tested

Started Mar 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
sgoldswo
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Re: SLRGear: Oly 17mm F1.8 tested
In reply to exdeejjjaaaa, Mar 22, 2013

DLBlack wrote:

exdeejjjaaaa wrote:

DLBlack wrote:

Gregm61 wrote:

exdeejjjaaaa wrote:

Gregm61 wrote:

SHood wrote:

Looks like you need to stop down to F4 for very good quality.

Really? That's not how I read it at all.

check O75/1.8 @ 1.8 on the same website... that is what we can call very good quality

Call it what you want. "majority of the frame is very sharp" at f1.8 is good enough for me and has been plenty good the two months I have owned it.

Enjoy those charts all you want. I have both lenses and like them both very much.

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"There's shadows in life, baby.." Jack Horner- Boogie Nights

I also have both and love them both.

love is blind... (you may fall in love even with a goat)

At least it is love until there is a better one. Remember it is better to love the one you are with than wishing for something better than might never come. So until there is something better I am going to love my 17/1.8.

by all means, it is still better than an utterly failure of O17/2.8

Better than all available alternatives other than the voigtlander (which is only a problem because of size).

Seriously, this lens can give great performance. For street and social photography it is just about perfect

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