20x30" Print From E-M1.2 40-150 f/2.8 Pro w/MC-14 Straight to JPEG

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20x30" Print From E-M1.2 40-150 f/2.8 Pro w/MC-14 Straight to JPEG
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I mentioned in a mother thread my testing with relatively large prints.  This is a follow-up post.   I have continued to work with 20x30 Printing from M4/3 OM-D E-M1 PRO lenses straight to JPEG at ISO 800.  A couple of ever-so-slight misses are helping me define my limitation such as the lake picture below at 20x30 was acceptable but really ended it's usefulness at 16x20; whereas, the song sparrow did great at 20x30.

My testing is concluding, and I think shooting simultaneously to RAW (Card Slot 1) and JPEG LF (Card Slot 2) will be my standard practice along with lowering the ISO when possible.  Had I had a RAW version of the bottom image it could of pulled off 20X30, particularly at a 64 ISO.

Beautiful at 20 X 30 even though ISO 800 and straight to JPEG.

Acceptable at 20 x 30, but 16 X 20 was really the limit due to smudge.  Starting in RAW instead of JPEG and ISO 64 instead of 800 would of made 20X30 fine.

First Set of Three sets Prints

 doug wever's gear list:doug wever's gear list
Olympus E-M1 II Olympus Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter EC-14 Olympus 12-40mm F2.8 Olympus 40-150mm F2.8 Pro Olympus 7-14mm F2.8 Pro +2 more
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