This article does an M.Zuiko PRO lens comparison with various Nikkor lenses. To arrive at the best comparisons that I could, the same apertures and equivalent fields-of-view were used where possible. All equivalent field-of-views noted are based on comparisons to a full frame camera format. Obviously there are not exact matches for all of the lenses between these two brands and formats. This is not a performance comparison. It is one based primarily on price, size, and weight.
One of the reasonably common comments expressed in online photography chat rooms is that Olympus M.Zuiko PRO lenses are ‘expensive’. This begs the question, “Compared to what?”
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This article shares a selection of ‘good looking gulls’. These photographs were captured as part of our initial field testing of the M.Zuiko 75-300 mm f/4.8-6.7 II telephoto zoom lens. We recently added this lens to our Olympus kit.
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This article features a selection of M.Zuiko 75-300 heron images. All were recently captured handheld during a visit to Hendrie Valley. Many photographs are displayed as full frame captures, while others have been cropped. The degree of cropping done is detailed in the EXIF data where appropriate.
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This article shares a selection of M.Zuiko 75-300 osprey images. All were captured handheld during a recent visit to Hendrie Valley.
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Sometimes when a person doesn’t get much sleep they have been known to do the occasional odd thing… like trying to photograph a heron before sunrise. This article features a couple of handheld images which are firmly in the experimental category.
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This article illustrates the results of using Topaz Denoise AI with TG-5 photographs. All images were captured handheld at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory. Most were shot using the Microscopic Mode of the Olympus TG-5.
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Recently an interesting JIP interview with Shinichi Inagaki, the Japan Industrial Partners executive in charge of the acquisition of the Olympus imaging business, was published by Toyo Keizai Online. I thought readers may like to see this interview so I have provided a link to the corresponding Photo Rumors article.
I would suggest that you take some time to read this interview as it contains some very interesting information. My observations about the content in this interview follow later in this article.
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This article features a selection of hawk image rescue attempts that I did in post processing this morning. As regular readers will know I recently added Topaz Denoise AI to my standard post processing approach.
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This article features a selection of ‘bird in the hand’ images captured during a recent visit to Hendrie Valley. All of these photographs were taken using the Olympus Pro Capture H mode with an OM-D E-M1X.
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It’s been about 2 weeks since I began experimenting with integrating Topaz AI into my post processing workflow. During this period I’ve had a number of personal emails from readers asking if I’ve decided to keep using DxO PRIME or switch to Topaz Denoise AI. Most also wanted to know if I would be using Topaz Sharpen AI on a regular basis. I’ve finally reached a decision.
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