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Elmar 135 on NEX-7 or OM-D ?


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A question for NEX-7 and/ or OM-D owners:

 

When focus speed is not crucial (landscape), what is better ?

 

The NEX-7 offers more real estate with larger sensor size, bigger should be better with respect to tonal quality.

But the OM-D has a high rated in-body image stabilzation, and could have an edge in IQ when shooting handheld.

 

I dont think that this lens is outresolved by smaller sensors.

 

Thanks for your input

 

Carsten

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I cannot speak to the OM-D but I have used my 135mm Tele-Elmar on my NEX-7 to good effect. It's a 200mm lens on that body and it's relatively heavy so the combo is decidedly front-heavy. The NEX-7 high ISO performance is good but I usually use a tripod with the 135 and as with all Leica lenses the Sony sensor produces terrific image quality.

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Good to hear that it works on the NEX-7. Because I usually dont use a tripod it would be interesting to see what the OM-D image stabilization does for IQ as compared to handheld NEX-7 shots.

 

Carsten

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