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Old 24th November 2014
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Re: Go wild with an olympus!

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Originally Posted by birdboy View Post
Thanks for the update Graham. So were you impressed enough to buy the new lens and did you get to try in on action subjects?
with the exception of a weasel an stoat that proved harder to keep up with than anything previously attempted (think shooting wrens in flight at 10ft!) it wasn't really an action environment!

Graham was seen to be trying hard with the weasel at one point - or maybe they were just making friends?

personally I liked the balance and handling of the new lens; will find the restriction of the 1.4x to this and the coming 300 ie not being able to use it with the 45 or 75, frustrating. using the E-M1 without the latest firmware it still appeared to focus fast - but again the subjects and environment weren't right to assess this properly.

Thanks to the Oly staff and Dave Stevenson for a cracking, informative, day out.
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