2014 telephoto test pictures (13 pictures)

I decided to have a shoot out between three cameras with the lens setup I would use for capturing the most distant shots. I shot with all of the cameras with shutter priority mode at 1/640 second, and auto ISO. All photos were shot hand held, and I took several photos, and selected the best of the lot. The large photos are straight from the camera with no post-processing.
The cameras used were:

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Pictures of the Olympus E-M5 (2 pictures)

Picture #1: Olympus E-M5, 70-300mm lens, 140mm equivalent focal length
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus E-M5 camera with Olympus 70-300mm lens
f/4.0, ISO 640, 1/640 sec, 70.0mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 140.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:07:15
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:26
Picture #2: Olympus E-M5, 70-300mm lens, 600mm equivalent focal length
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus E-M5 camera with Olympus 70-300mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 1600, 1/640 sec, 300.0mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 600.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:07:51
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:30

Pictures of the Olympus E-5 camera and lenses (2 pictures)

Picture #1: Olympus E-5, EC-14, 50-200mm lens, 140mm equivalent focal length
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus E-5 camera with Olympus 50-200mm lens and Olympus EC-14 (1.4x)
f/4.0, ISO 800, 1/640 sec, 70.0mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 140.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:08:25
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:32
Picture #2: Olympus E-5, EC-14, 50-200mm lens, 566mm equivalent focal length
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus E-5 camera with Olympus 50-200mm lens and Olympus EC-14 (1.4x)
f/5.0, ISO 2000, 1/640 sec, 283.0mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, bias 0.3, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 566.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:08:34
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:34

Pictures of the Olympus Stylus-1 (7 pictures)

Picture #1: Olympus Stylus-1. no tcon-17, 28mm equivalent focal length
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus Stylus-1 camera
f/2.8, ISO 100, 1/640 sec, 6.0mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto
35mm equivalent focal length 28.0mm
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:11:23
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:38
Picture #2: Olympus Stylus-1, tcon-17, 510mm equivalent focal length
Thumb: 496x372, 37,161 bytes (37K)
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus Stylus-1 camera
f/2.8, ISO 100, 1/640 sec, 109.3mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto
35mm equivalent focal length 510.0mm
Extra equipment used: tcon-17
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:12:47
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:40
Picture #3: Olympus Stylus-1, tcon-17, digital zoom x2, 1020 equivalent focal length
Thumb: 496x372, 30,094 bytes (30K)
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus Stylus-1 camera
f/2.8, ISO 100, 1/640 sec, 109.3mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto
35mm equivalent focal length 1020.0mm, digital zoom x2
Extra equipment used: tcon-17
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:13:16
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:41
Image stabilization might be needed to avoid camera shake at 1/640 sec
Picture #4: Olympus Stylus-1, tcon-17, digital zoom x2, 156mm equivalent focal length
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus Stylus-1 camera
f/3.2, ISO 100, 1/640 sec, 16.7mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto
35mm equivalent focal length 156.0mm, digital zoom x2
Extra equipment used: tcon-17
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:13:26
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:43
Picture #5: Olympus Stylus-1, tcon-17, digital zoom x2, 1020mm equivalent focal length
Thumb: 496x372, 81,241 bytes (80K)
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus Stylus-1 camera
f/3.5, ISO 100, 1/640 sec, 109.3mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto
35mm equivalent focal length 1020.0mm, digital zoom x2
Extra equipment used: tcon-17
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:13:35
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:44
Image stabilization might be needed to avoid camera shake at 1/640 sec
Picture #6: Olympus Stylus-1, tcon-17, digital zoom x2, 1020mm equivalent focal length #2
Thumb: 496x372, 29,319 bytes (29K)
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus Stylus-1 camera
f/2.8, ISO 320, 1/640 sec, 109.3mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto
35mm equivalent focal length 1020.0mm, digital zoom x2
Extra equipment used: tcon-17
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:13:56
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:45
Image stabilization might be needed to avoid camera shake at 1/640 sec
Picture #7: Olympus Stylus-1, tcon-17, digital zoom x2, 1020mm equivalent focal length #3
Thumb: 496x372, 29,864 bytes (30K)
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2014, All rights reserved
Olympus Stylus-1 camera
f/2.8, ISO 320, 1/640 sec, 109.3mm, shutter priority, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto
35mm equivalent focal length 1020.0mm, digital zoom x2
Extra equipment used: tcon-17
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:14:05
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:46
Image stabilization might be needed to avoid camera shake at 1/640 sec

Camera pictures (2 pictures)

Picture #1: Olympus E-5/EC-14/50-200mm, E-M5/MM3/70-300mm, Stylus1/tcon-17 fully extended
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Olympus E-PM2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 200, FL-36R flash (+0.33 flash compensation), 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, aperture priority, vivid color, matrix metering, bias 0.3, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: rawtherapee
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:31:04
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:54
Picture #2: Olympus E-5/EC-14/50-200mm, E-M5/MM3/70-300mm, Stylus1/tcon-17 packed for travel
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Olympus E-PM2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/5.6, ISO 200, FL-36R flash (+0.33 flash compensation), 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, aperture priority, vivid color, matrix metering, bias 0.3, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: rawtherapee
Taken by Michael Meissner on June 21, 2014 12:32:21
Last modified on June 21, 2014 at 13:55

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