Noktor 12mm f/1.6 VS Olympus 12mm f/2, the quick test on GH2 !!!!!
Day test of the Noktor : vimeo.com/30097165
Night test of the Noktor : vimeo.com/30165718
Some people want to have a test between the Noktor -SLR Magic- 12mm f/1.6 and the Olympus Zuiko digital ED 12mm f/2, and i have the opportunity to have a loan (from my favorite photographer local store Panajou in Bordeaux) of the Olympus.
So I've done a very quick test this afternoon with those two lenses on the GH2.
The Olympus seems to be sharper, but the Noktor has a more strong "cinematic" feeling. The Noktor seems to be a little more wider than the Olympus.
Noktor SLR Magic 12mm f/1.6 : 325 grams
Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 : 130 grams
No filter at all
Shutter speed from 1/50 to 1/1300
Duration : 1mm13sec
Nostalgic mode (sorry forget to use the normal mode…)
Music : Crossover "Phostographt"
Thanks to Panajou Bordeaux for the Olympus
Thanks to Andrew from SLR Magic for the Noktor