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My 100-300 arrived today.

Discussion in 'Micro Four Thirds Forum' started by bilzmale, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Arrived a few hours ago so subject matter is mundane but impressed with the sharpness and speed of focus. Balances nicely on the GH1. All at 300mm full stretch (after all that's why I bought it).

    Straight out of camera jpg:




    This one has been PP using Perfectly Clear plugin in PS.




    This one also PP'd. We had strong winds and this is still sharp. At f/6.3 and ISO 100 still got 1/500 sec in our Oz sun.
    5279821044_f48940ae53_b.
     
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  2. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Congratulations Bill!:dance3: Can't wait to see more with this big gun of yours!
     
  3. Boyzo

    Boyzo SC Veteran

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    Jul 14, 2010
    Looking good Bill, by all accounts around the Net this is a very good lens.
    Merry Christmas and have fun with it :smile:
     
  4. Wally Billingham

    Wally Billingham SC Regular

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    Nov 27, 2010
    Laurel, MD
    looks like a real winner
     
  5. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Herman
    Congrats Bill on your new lens.
     
  6. MichaelChiara

    MichaelChiara SC Regular

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    Jul 9, 2010
    Brooklyn
    Gabi_100-300.

    Gabriella after eating a cherry ice. Pana GF1 and 100-300, iso 800
     
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  7. wt21

    wt21 SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 15, 2010
    Looks like a winner lens!
     
  8. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Nice detail Michael. Yes seems a sharp lens even at full zoom.
     
  9. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Superb!

    Michael, thanks for clarifying that Gabriella was eating a cherry ice...what with all the vampire stuff going on these days in the media...however Gabriella is much to sweet and innocent!:flowers_2:
     
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  10. MichaelChiara

    MichaelChiara SC Regular

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    Jul 9, 2010
    Brooklyn
    lol thanks BB
     
  11. MichaelChiara

    MichaelChiara SC Regular

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    Jul 9, 2010
    Brooklyn
    SunriseTree.

    Early morning bike ride. Sunrise Tree
     
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  12. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    A profusion of spring! Intensely beautiful, Michael.
     
  13. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

    Sep 28, 2010
    Metro Manila
    olli
    I'm jealous. All we have is rain and grey skies. These are all beautiful but I love the magnolia.
     
  14. MichaelChiara

    MichaelChiara SC Regular

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    Jul 9, 2010
    Brooklyn
    Thanks BB & Olli
     
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  15. snkenai

    snkenai SC All-Pro

    Oct 5, 2010
    kenai, AK
    Stephen Noel
    Oups. I should not have clicked on this thread! Want one.
     
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  16. MichaelChiara

    MichaelChiara SC Regular

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    Jul 9, 2010
    Brooklyn
    Smoking Hand

    P1060032+copy.
     
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  17. stratokaster

    stratokaster SC Top Veteran

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    Dec 27, 2010
    Kiev, Ukraine
    Pavel
    Great shot, very expressive.
     
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  18. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Absolutely, agree - wonderful light and texture, Michael. This would be a beautiful print.
     
  19. simonclivehughes

    simonclivehughes SC Regular

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    Jul 17, 2010
    Obligatory cat picture... this is Newton, shot handheld with the 100-300mm @ 300mm. PP in ACR, Topaz Detail, Viveza 2.

    _1020516.

    Lovely lens. Absolutely amazes me that we have a 600mm f5.6 equivalent lens of this quality at this price and weight!

    Cheers,
     
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