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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Can't resist posting one more in the thread here: G9+200/2.8+1.4x tc. The colour draw of the lens is fantastic, imho. Worthy of having the Leica name...
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    I am for now staying with m43 and there with Olympus. But I am sitting first row and watching what Nikon, Canon and Leica are doing with FF...
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    Thanks for the nice words - the XT2 with the 100-400 was indeed and impressive combo, fast AF, pretty lightweight for the reach and resolution, and...
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    ptomsu replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Louis, this is excellent news! I am sure that the Panasonic combo is just better in all areas! Having said that - for me the EM1.2 and Pro...
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    K-H, really awesome photos! Shows clearly for me that I should not be nervous of switching to G9 and 2.8/200! I will stay with Olympus - at...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    I would add that looking at the photos at 100% from the 200/2.8 all my envy for those lovely Canon birding lenses, like the 300mm and 400mm 2.8 has...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    I don't mean to start a rumour. I am having trouble with BIF with the 1.4x teleconverter but that is probably me and not the camera/lens. That is...
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    This photo shows what real sharpness and IQ is supposed to be -many thanks for posting.
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    ptomsu replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    @ Louis, so there are some AF issues when using the 2.8/200 with or without TC on the G9? Hope they will get fifed asap by Panasonic! I...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    I'll probably start shifting my posts with the G9+200/2.8 over to the 'fun with' thread but here are a couple more in decent sunlight (at last!). ...
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    ptomsu replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Me too!
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    ptomsu replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Jono great shots and if you are just learning then how would they look if you have practice ;) Anyway these images show for me clearly that the...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Horse for courses. I think the G9+100-400, or 200/2.8 are as good - and given the price/handling/weight I would argue better. LouisB
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    ptomsu replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Another great review of the G9 - although it is in German as well, but one of the best I have seen so far. ...
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    Here a link to a test (in German) with G9 and Olympus 2.8/40-150 PRO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy2Oy_p1McU Seems to work pretty well and...
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    ptomsu replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    The G9 already sells for 150.- cheaper than the original list price on Amazon.de ...
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    ptomsu replied to a thread F1.2 - the fast lane in 4/3rds Cameras
    While I agree and find these incompatibility wallet garden protection issues between Olympus and Panasonic m43 annoying, this one does not affect me,...
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    ptomsu replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    One of he reasons I probably would not upgrade from a D810 is that this camera is much quieter (the shutter) than the new D850. The D850 shutter...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    That does not surprise me. Urban foxes have adapted to their environment. They are well fed and less wary of humans. I've had them trot down the...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Knorp, yes - of course. That is why I'm probably not going to bother much now until I have fine weather when I can shoot at 1/500 for animals like...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Just a couple of additional photographs from today using the G9+200/2.8. This time with the 1.4x teleconverter - which gives it a boost to 280mm (or...
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    Would they also fix the Dual IS issue?
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    ptomsu replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Did you ever consider that at 400mm and longer distances we talk about lot of air between lens and subject - that usually does not improve sharpness!...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Both good points and I was torn between the 300/4 and the 200/2.8. The decision I made is influenced by the fact I am a Panasonic shooter. If I was...
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    ptomsu replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    Jack, You speak from my heart, very similar for me too, I am tired! Issue is that I still am waking up from time to time and then it always...
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    ptomsu replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Great results from the G9 2.8/200 combo. Would also be interested in a direct comparison to the Olympus 4/300 Pro and TC1.4 .... Not sure if...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Another example of a cropped frame using the G9+200/2.8. You can click through to the full sized crop. iso200 f2.8 1/160 The feather detail at...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    OK, a single photograph from the my recently acquired G9 + the Lumix Leica 200/2.8. I'm posting a resized 100% crop but you can click through and...
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    ptomsu replied to a thread D850 in Nikon
    Godfrey, great words and great thoughts - i really wish I would have been the one writing this. Had similar thoughts lately but could not really...
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    biglouis replied to a thread Panasonic G9 in 4/3rds Cameras
    Received my G9 on Tuesday. Had only one day of decent weather to shoot with. I am planning on creating a short review. LouisB
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