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Converters, adapters and extension tubes All those lens accessories that get in between the lens and the camera.

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Re: New MC 20 announced.

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So just going through what this does:

40-150 f2.8
40-150 f2.8 + MC 14 becomes 56-210 f4
40-150 f2.8 + MC 20 becomes 80-300 f5.6

300 f4
300 f4 + MC 14 becomes 420 f5.6
300 f4 + MC 20 becomes 600 f8
I can see the 40-150mm benefiting form the 2X converter, but unsure how the 300mm Pro will work with f8, especially in the woods when birding...……..
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

I'm sure the 150-400 will be priced high enough to make their planned 100-400mm look like a bargain, despite an introductory price nearly double that of the Pany version.
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

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I can see the 40-150mm benefiting form the 2X converter, but unsure how the 300mm Pro will work with f8, especially in the woods when birding...……..
The samples using the MC20 from this guy looks good on the 40-150 & even better with the 300 F4 lens.
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

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The price point for the upcoming 150-400... 6000 Euro?

The more it costs, the more you save using a 15% off code (unless there's a maximum saving limit EDIT: Got reduction over £1,000 when checking if there was a limit).
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

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The samples using the MC20 from this guy looks good on the 40-150 & even better with the 300 F4 lens.
Peter Bambousek is a highly regarded photographer. The photos taken with the 300 F/4 look very promising. Focus seems spot on and no complaints about the sharpness.
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

More examples on his blog...

https://www.mujolympus.cz/blog/produ...onvertor-mc-20
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

The EE-1 should come into its own now too.
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

And from Rostislav Stach also in CZ. Click pictures to expand...

http://www.fotolovy.cz/blog-2/files/...74c50-529.html
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

Macro looks good too. (I assume "clona 13" if F13)

Checkout his setup with gun type stock brace and EE-1 here - http://www.fotolovy.cz/blog-2/files/...9810b-408.html All his photos were taken hand held.


Vážka ploská, OM-D E-M1X, M.Zuiko 300mm/f4 IS PRO + MC-20, čas 1/400 s, clona 13, ISO 1000


And the woodpecker shot is also worth a look as it is iso 2000 as well.....


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Re: New MC 20 announced.

Thanks for sharing.

Clona is the czech word for aperture.
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

Interesting video about the photographer here...

http://fotolovy.cz/download/vikend_nova_141117.mp4
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

Very nice and his Noise control is perfect too.


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Re: New MC 20 announced.

I have never tried an EE-1 and can't understand the advantages of it. Can somebody who has used one tell me if it helps?

It must take a lot of confidence to 'carry off' a camouflaged Yeti suit like the one in the video.

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Re: New MC 20 announced.

I have an EE1 and for fast, erratic subjects such as Swallows it helps. It takes a while to get used aiming with without looking through the EVF, though.
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Re: New MC 20 announced.

Thanks Tord. Do you use any sort of stock grip with it like he does?

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