Coolpix 5000 Vs G3 Vs c5050z

Started Feb 7, 2003 | Discussions thread
Steve Colquhoun Regular Member • Posts: 465
Poor example.....

Vlastik wrote:

I was also deciding between 5050 and G3. For me was important image
quality - chromatic aberration, optical distortion, bright lens and
dimension. 5050 is not better then G3. (I excluded Nicon 4500?
because bright and 5000 expensive and big).

My friends also confirmed horrible chromatic aberration in Olympus
cameras. You can check this:

Now I have G3 and I'm happy with it. My friends changed Olympus for

The link you provide shows an image of a house taken outside during daylight hours. I looked at the EXIF data on this and see that it was shot at f2.8. Why, o why would you take a daytime photo outdoors of a landscape at f2.8.?? It is known that the more you open up the aperture, the better chance there is for CA....that is with ANY digicam, some are more sensitive to it than others. I'd bet anything that there would not be any CA if this same shot had been taken at f5.6 and 1/250th sec exposure.
Just like film folks......exposure is EVERYTHING!
Steve C.
Olympus c4040

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