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Old 16th September 2013
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Re: Comparing the new 12-40 Pro with the 12-60 SWD on an E-M1

Originally Posted by Ross the fiddler View Post
I decided to try opening the RAW file (P9150179.ORF) of the 12-40 lens at 12mm, f8 in a Win8 app Foto & it did showing just how much barrel distortion there was before the correction had been applied to it (in the jpeg) which includes a fair amount of crop too, (which is how it opens in Olympus Viewer 3 (version 1.1)). Of course it shows it rather flat too without settings applied.
I just though it would be interesting to mention it.

BTW, OV3 also shows the Color Creator in the Picture Mode selection too as well as the Highlight & Shadow Control (which can't be used on E-M5 RAW files).

Thanks for that - there are some comments on the same topic on FTU now.

I have shot some comparisons between the Panny 12-35 and 12-40 as well as the 12-60 in better light and will sort them out and upload tomorrow.

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