Ghost issue

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Dmitry L New Member • Posts: 10
Ghost issue
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One of the best portrait MFT lenses

Good sharpness, nice boke

Boke

but:

- too heavy even for FF – 600g with the genuine metal hood

- too expensive

- has a ghost issue which even may not be corrected:

Ghost issue

Cheaper and more lightweight full frame 85/1.8 lenses as Zeiss Batis, etc. bring better boke results. Panasonic G9 with NOCTICRON may be heavier than SONY A7xxxx with 85/1.8.

So, if you still didn’t, before to move from FF camera to MFT think a few times.

For 50mm equivalent MFT doesn’t have a solution until now. Real maximum diaphragm of Olympus 25/1.2 and Leica 25/1.4 measured by DXOMark is 1.8. Taking into account crop x2 for the same boke result with FF cameras we need to have 50/f3.5 – a lot of FF zoom lenses have the option.

I see the lightweight advantages of MFT only starting from 70-200mm equivalent range.

 Dmitry L's gear list:Dmitry L's gear list
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Panasonic G85 Sony Alpha a7 III Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm 1:2 Sony FE 55mm F1.8 +10 more
Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2 ASPH OIS
Telephoto prime lens • Micro Four Thirds • H-NS043
Announced: Jan 6, 2014
Dmitry L's score
4.0
Average community score
4.9
Leica Nocticron 42.5mm
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