Wow, the low light deficiencies of the Evolt 5xx line can be remedied with a simple lens

Started Mar 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
Entropius
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Re: Wow, the low light deficiencies of the Evolt 5xx line can be remedied with a simple lens
In reply to vjk2, Mar 29, 2013

vjk2 wrote:

Stacey_K wrote:

vjk2 wrote:

You can find manual focus 50mm nikkor lenses for under $100 on ebay, f1.8 or f2.

Low light with such lens suddenly becomes very good.

Read some reviews, those old 50mm lenses are just so-so IQ wise wide open. The dz 50 is a much better choice.

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Stacey

Yeah, I suspected as much. Still, because this is 4/3rds, negative effects should be reduced, right? I'd expect negative effects from wide apertures to occur at the fringes.

btw, holy cow, a dz 50-200 is $1,199.00 at amazon.com. What sort of recommendation is this?

How to...figure out the models of the lenses? The only one I can find is...L37? Anyways, this combined with a viewfinder upgrade makes for a pretty good refurbishment of the E-series.

That's way too high.

You can get a used 50-200 f/2.8-3.5 mk1 for under $500, but I think he was talking about the 50 f/2 ZD lens (used, $350).

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