How good are 16Mp? Olympus OM-D E-M10 + kit zoom 14-42 II vs Fuji GS645 + Fujichrome Velvia 50 Iso

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We’ve been spoiled by cameras like the A7r or the D800. It’s not anymore a matter of “good enough”. But once in a while¬†we should try to remember from were we came, taking a reality check.
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Just for fun: Sony A7r & Contax Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.7 vs. Olympus OM-D E-M10 & Panasonic G 25mm f/1.7

 

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The other day I had both the Sony A7r and the Olympus OM-D E-M10 with me, so I decided to took a few shots just to stack the cameras one against the other.

The Sony was fitted with the excellent Contax Zeiss 50mm f/1.7 Planar, one of the “film era” lenses that still – like most of the Contax Zeiss lineup – shines on digital.

On the Olympus I had the latest offering of Panasonic, that just recently hit the shelves: the Lumix G 25mm f/1.7, that given the 2x crop factor of micro 4/3 sensors it is equivalent to a 50mm.
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