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  1. Jeffrey McPheeters
    April 6, 2018 @ 15:25

    You fully covered my own experiences and then some, Jim, with this excellent article on the move from Canon full frame and 1.6x crop to the 2x crop sensors of Olympus and Panasonic. Like you, I used both Olympus and Panasonic from 2012-2014 but with the E-M1 and now mark II I pretty much stick to Olympus bodies and lenses. I have been interested in that Panasonic 100-400, however, and I can see from your experience in safari type travel that it can be very useful. I recently tested the 12-100 myself and am really sold on that for travel work, too. It’s reassuring to know you’re just ‘down the road’ from me here in Kansas if I need to talk to a fellow Olympus shooter about tips, etc.,. Hope to get out with you again soon, maybe at another Maxwell Wildlife event.

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    • Jim Griggs
      May 4, 2018 @ 14:52

      That would be fun! Hope we can do it. I am leaving very soon leading another Tanzania safari, then after I return headed to Oregon for three weeks.

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  2. Sylvain Duford
    April 7, 2018 @ 12:11

    Good article, more or less matches my experience as I moved from Nikon FF to Olympus. One small correction: the M4/3 sensor is actually 1/4 the size of a FF (35mm) sensor). It’s one half the diagonal, but the surface area is one quarter.

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  3. Matt Siler
    November 26, 2018 @ 20:18

    Very nice write up on the MFT system. I have made the move as well (though I keep my Sony a7r2 and lenses for landscape work) and am headed to Africa next June. Not sure if I shold bring my Oly gear or Sony…sure would love to keep the weight and size down. Also, wondering what your experience has been with printing, especially at or above 20×24″ sizes from the MFT files? Concerned, as most are, with noise in these images and with noise in the darker sunset/evening shoots on the plains etc.

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