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Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED

Examples: Dana Meadow, Yosemite

Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED.

See the numerous aperture series for the 75/1.8 for more examples.

Tonal curves applied to some of these images due to the flat lighting. Images presented at 50% of actual pixels (linear).

RAW conversion

Some images processed with Adobe Camera RAW 7.2 RC. Others processed with DXO Optics Pro and Topaz InFocus. In general, ACR RAW conversion produces a crisper image at the expense of a gritty noise, and DXO produces a much lower noise level, but requires an aggressive sharpening pass with Topaz InFocus to sharpen the fine details. See the comparison and conversion details in the DAP Workflow series.

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f/1.8 @ 1/350 sec handheld, ISO 200
Olympus OM-D E-M5 + Olympus Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 ED

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