Piedras Blancas Lighthouse, San Simeon, CA (GH3 + 17mm)

Discussion in 'Micro Four Thirds Forum' started by Stan, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. Stan

    Stan SC Regular

    Apr 19, 2013
    The much maligned Oly 17mm paired with the undervalued GH3 (as a photographic tool)... plus some ND filters, a tripod, and the lumix iPhone app for wifi shutter release.

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  2. staticantics

    staticantics SC Regular

    Oct 15, 2013
    Central California
    Very ethereal. I enjoyed using the oly 17 with my epl3 combo.
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  3. serhan

    serhan SC All-Pro

    May 7, 2011
    Well done!
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  4. MiguelATF

    MiguelATF SC Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Aug 27, 2013
    Talent, Oregon (far from the madding crowd)
    Miguel Tejada-Flores
    Actually, that much maligned Oly 17mm lens is, in my experience, a very cool and more than capable image-making tool. Beautiful image!

    Btw, just out of curiosity: does the Lumix iPhone App for wifi shutter release work with ALL Lumixes?

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  5. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Very nice! I like the 17mm a lot. The f1.8 version that is. I also have the f2.8 version, but I must admit that I've never used it!
  6. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
  7. Stan

    Stan SC Regular

    Apr 19, 2013
    Thanks Miguel! I agree the 17 is a capable lens, and I find the snap focus very useful for night photography or when using ND filters for such landscapes. I just set it to infinity, and go to work.

    The iPhone app only works with Panasonic bodies with wifi. I believe only the latest ones have this feature...GH3, G6, GX7, GM1.
  8. Stan

    Stan SC Regular

    Apr 19, 2013
    Thanks! The 17/1.8 is solid. I wish it were a sharpness and contrast monster like the Canon 35L, but it more than passes the bar for my needs.