My new 15mm f8. Cheap...but disappointing.

Started Oct 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Jeff Tokayer Veteran Member • Posts: 6,248
Re: My new 15mm f8. Cheap...but disappointing.

Chris_in_Osaka wrote:

Jeff Tokayer wrote:

Hi Chris,

Images seem a bit underexposed. I guess you have to shoot in A mode.

Could be. I really don't know. I'm not sure how it would make a difference since the camera does not detect an f stop, you get " -:- " on the screen in place of the aperture regardless of mode.


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Like with legacy lenses, you have to set the camera to A. The camera will select the proper shutter speed. The exposure compensation can still be activated to lighten or darken the image.

I'm surprised that Olympus didn't add a couple of contacts, to set the EXIF f stop data.

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