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Discussion in 'Inspire 1 Discussion' started by Michael Morris, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. Michael Morris

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    Hi,

    Next Monday I pick up my new Inspire Pro with its 15 mm f1.7 lens and I was wondering what were the main reasons those that have bought the Olympus 12mm f2 in addition to the stock lens that comes with the Pro? I have read many favourable comments about the Olympus lens but they both have similar focal lengths?

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  2. Richard Hurst

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    I have both and to be honest I tend to stick with the DJI 15mm lens, I find it has produced slightly better results so far.
     
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    Thanks, Richard. Although I have read great things about the Olympus lens, its close proximity to the DJI 15mm seems like duplication.
     
  4. Richard Hurst

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    Yes the Focal length is almost Identical. I'm not sure if it's to do with the fact the 15mm came from DJI that they have put more testing into it but it seems easier to calibrate and sharper. My advice currently is to shoot in "None" style and not D-Log as the results are not good in D-Log currently, DJI are aware of the video quality issues and everyone is awaiting a fix. I've been able to get good sharp results in "None" and custom settings of +1 sharpness
     
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    Thanks again, very useful info. I am now thinking I should look for a mid focal length lens, perhaps 25 mm, approximating to my 50 mm prime I use with my Canon 5d iii.

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    The 45mm is great for images but not so much for video as it's tricky to get smooth pans with it