Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Olympus Micro Four Thirds

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Jul 7, 2014, 6:24 PM   #11
Senior Member
 
boBBrennan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Arlington, Texas USA
Posts: 3,554
Default

What Olympus have done with the E-M1 & X2 is quite different to many digi-X2 crops in that the M1 more than crops/writes the crop data to file.

The M1 does crop the center and then rebuilds those data to a full size file. What I find of this is that from a well created file then the X2 function builds a file that appears to have been shot at the resultant resolution. I'm hooked I reckon.

Thanks RA, Mac & Phil, I appreciate your remarks
__________________
.
boBBrennan .. FB=> http://tinyurl.com/dxlwxfz

.......he likes Olympus, Apple MAC & SmugMug best of the choices; he likes that he has choices

boBBrennan.smugmug.com
boBBrennan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 8, 2014, 5:58 PM   #12
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Australia, New South Wales central coast
Posts: 2,891
Default

G'day Bob

My first Fuji superzoom with its 10x zoom lens had digital zoom whereby at 1,4x dz the resulting pixels were identical to 100% - ie: there was no cropping. It did this via some interpolation of pixels, and the end result was a very good 1,4x magnification beyond the 10x optical zoom

I still have many of those images in my 'keeper' image box, even tho the camera has since gone-to-god and the pixel resolution of newer cameras is much greater than the old Fuji

I welcome the Oly method of creating digi-zoom for you and others, and suggest that you make good use of it whenever you need to

Current Panny cameras have an option called Ezy-zoom which can achieve similar results, but when the camera is pre-set to use 75% or less of the sensor's pixels

Phil
__________________
Has Fuji & Lumix superzoom cameras and loves their amazing capabilities
Spends 8-9 months each year travelling Australia
Recent images at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ozzie_traveller/sets/
Ozzie_Traveller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 9, 2014, 9:34 AM   #13
Senior Member
 
James Emory's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Bay City, MI
Posts: 2,378
Default

Pretty darn sharp Bob. Did you do any sharpening to these?
__________________
Olympus OMD-M5, HLG6 grip, Olympus 4/3rd 35mm macro lens, Panny/Leica 25mm, f1.4, Olympus 17mm, Canon Pro 9000 Mk II Printer, Canon MP990 Printer, Slik U212 Tripod, Manfrotto monopod, MMF3 converter.
James Emory is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 4:49 AM.