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Olympus Macro - Bookshelf


140 pages

Popular Photography

2006-06

THIS IS THE SECOND MACRO LENS for Olympus's Four Thirds digital system, and while it lacks the 1 :1 magnifying power of ... Given the 2X 35mm lens factor on all Olympus DSLRs, the 50mm macro has a 100mm equivalent CARRY LIK ACCESS LIKE ...


Industrial photography

Photography - 1989

On the other hand, Olympus macro lenses don't abandon conventions— they establish new ones. The 90mm f2.0 lens is simply the sharpest, fastest 90mm macro lens in the world. Period. And it's only the latest of eight high-speed macro ...



200 pages

Popular Photography

1983-06

A list of all products and manufacturers '/distributors' addresses is on page 98 Olympus Macro Flash System 2.3 iii Hi 82. 0 12 $8 25 it LCD display of Vivitar's 5600 System heme ...


Lenses and Filters Directory

Olympus OM system close-up and macro equipment
Equipment in the Olympus OM macrophoto group, macro lenses in the Olympus OM lens group, and macro flash in the Olympus OM flashphoto group.

Review: The Olympus ZD 60mm f2.8 Macro and FL-600R ...
Although ‘development announced’ (i.e. officially leaked) several months ago together with the 75/1.8, Olympus’ newest macro lens – the M.Zuiko Digital 60mm ...

Olympus Macro Arm Light (MAL-1) 260547 B&H Photo Video
Comments about Olympus Macro Arm Light (MAL-1): Handy little gadget to keep in your kit but let's be honest it's not going to replace a ring light.

A Look A The Olympus 60mm f2.8 Macro Lens for Micro Four ...
This is my take on the Olympus 60mm (120mm equiv) f2.8 M.Zuiko Macro lens for Micro Four Thirds, M43, M4/3, MFT cameras by David Thorpe in association with ...

Amazon.com : Olympus 35mm f/3.5 1:1 Macro Zuiko Lens for E ...
Olympus 35mm F3.5 Zuiko Macro From the Manufacturer Capture beautiful details with impeccable accuracy with this ultra-lightweight macro lens. Take pictures of ...


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  • Olympus

    Olympus MSC ED M. 60mm f/2.8 Lens

    Photography (Olympus)

    Rating (71 reviews):
    (4.7/5)
    Olympus

    A great little (and I do mean *little*) macro lens

    0 5/5 E. Seale (Littleton, CO USA) - See all my reviews, October 8, 2012

    Excellent

    I hate to merely parrot what others have already said here, but it's really all I can do.In my experience the lens is sharp right from 2.8, with stopping down grabbing you a bit more. But the reality is it's sharp right from jump.I've not noticed any particularly glaring defects or aberrations of any kind. The bokeh is good. The build quality is good, though it is a plastic lens (and I'm so glad, as metal would have been $300 more), and the weather sealing merely adds to an already fantastic presentation.I will echo one reviewer here by saying that the af is not the best. It's not terrible by any means, but I've definitely experienced hunting in situations I wouldn't expect it. The focus limiter absolutely helps with this and is an invaluable inclusion, but it doesn't fix it. Often we're manual focusing with macro anyway, so it's not a big problem. I love the 1:1 option on the dial, but I wish you could simply click it and have it stay there... 5/5 Z. Wagner (Albuquerque, NM USA) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Olympus MSC ED M. 60mm f/2.8 Lens (Electronics) I hate to merely parrot what others have already said here, but it's really all I can do.In my experience the lens is sharp right from 2.8, with stopping down grabbing you a bit more. But the reality is it's sharp right from jump.I've not noticed any particularly glaring defects or aberrations of any kind. The bokeh is good. The build quality is good, though it is a plastic lens (and I'm so glad, as metal would have been $300 more), and the weather sealing merely adds to an already fantastic presentation.I will echo one reviewer here by saying that the af is not the best. It's not terrible by any means, but I've definitely experienced hunting in situations I wouldn't expect it. The focus limiter absolutely helps with this and is an invaluable inclusion, but it doesn't fix it. Often we're manual focusing with macro anyway, so it's not a big problem. I love the 1:1 option on the dial, but I wish you could simply click it and have it stay there... Read more, November 5, 2012

    Blisteringly Sharp Lens at a Great Price!

    Build Quality and Handling: 4/5It's long, skinny and light.Plastic with metal mount but feels solid.Weather-sealing is definitely a plus and pairs well with the OMD EM5.Glass looks almost invisible with all the special coatings.Image Quality: 5/5One of the sharpest lens I've ever owned on any system including DSLRs.Very low vignetting wide open.CA and flare is very well controlled.Focusing: 3/5Not the fastest focusing lens on m4/3 in low light. Still faster than the Panasonic 20mm 1.7 though and this is a macro lens.Manual focusing ring is nice and smooth but takes forever to turn.Focus limiter switch helps a lot with focusing speed but might be awkward to access.Focusing is quiet, which is great for video recording.Quality Control: 2/5This is mainly the reason why I gave this lens 4/5 stars. This lens is made in China and I just don't think it has the same quality control and... 4/5 E. Nguyen - See all my reviews, December 19, 2012
    List Price: $499.99
    7.4 inch minimum working distance
    13 separate lens elements in 10 groups assures faithful reproduction of finest details
    Built-in working distance window for subject distance confirmation
    Weatherproof Macro lens withstands harsh conditions
    1x 35mm equivalent maximum magnification
    Focus limit switch speeds up auto focus


  • Olympus

    Olympus V321200BW000 Macro Converter MCON-P02 (Black)

    Photography (Olympus)
    List Price: $69.99
    Price: $57.95
    You Save: $12.04 (17%)

    Works with 14-42mm EZ, 14-42mm IIR, 45mm f1.8, 25mm f1.8, 17mm f1.8, and 12mm f2.0
    Decreases minimum focus distance
    Comes with step-up adapter ring, front and rear lens caps


  • Olympus

    Olympus 35mm f/3.5 1:1 Macro Zuiko Lens for E Series DSLR

    Photography (Olympus)

    Rating (42 reviews):
    (4.7/5)
    Olympus

    Great Lens at a Great Price

    0 4/5 J. Lyons (Tallahassee, FL) - See all my reviews, January 9, 2007

    Excellent All Around Lens

    I've owned this lens for about a year and a half and originally I purchased it strictly for macro (and it's cheaper than the 50 f/2). I've learned that this lens does it all. Portraits, landscapes, street shooting, in addition to macro work. It's a 1:1 lens so you can get really close and pick out amazing details. It's as small as it looks and is quite compact. it fits nicely on the E-300 with or without the grip. One vice is that you will have to move in closer to a subject at times due to it's short focal length. For jittery critters the 50 f/2 or Sigma's 105 f/2.8 and 150 f/2.8 macro lenses may be better options. Since I do a lot of studio/indoor shoots and all of these lenses are too long for my needs. Another thing to note (and this is true of all macro lenses) is that it's not the best for capturing fast moving subjects. It can be done with practice, but results would be easier to come by using a non-macro lens. If you already own the 50 f/2 keep it, but if you're... 5/5 Jesse W. Starks (APO, AE USA) - See all my reviews, February 16, 2008

    Love this Lens

    0 5/5 A. Breuer "WLZMOM" (The Valley, Virginia) - See all my reviews, August 27, 2007
    List Price: $229.00
    Compact life-size macro
    70mm equivalent in 35mm format
    Includes case, front lens cap & rear lens cap-SG
    Macro lens to capture fine details


  • Olympus

    Olympus MCON-P01 Macro Converter (Silver)

    Photography (Olympus)
    List Price: $59.99

    1 lens/1 group
    Fits your M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II, M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-150mm f4.0-5.6 and the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6
    Easy mounting to your lens


  • Olympus

    Olympus MAL-1 Macro Arm Light for Pen, O-MD and X-Series Digital Cameras (Silver/Black)

    Photography (Olympus)

    Rating (16 reviews):
    (3.9/5)
    Olympus

    Not really bright enough

    I have been using the MAL-1 arm light with the Olympus 60mm F2.8 Macro lens mounted on an Olympus OMD-EM5 camera. My photos have been a combination of indoor macro shots with the camera firmly mounted on a focus rail, and a few hand held shots outdoors in deep shade using the arm light as the primary illumination.Here are a few observations.This is a great idea that should have been executed much better. The LED lamps are just not bright enough to be very useful, especially when shooting hand held. With the lights only about 2 inches from the subject and the LED set to the HIGH setting, shutter speed at F/8 and ISO 200 is still a slow 1/40 of a second. That's OK when tripod mounted, but even with the excellent image stabilization of the OMD-EM5 it's just not good enough to obtain sharp closeup photos with my shaky hands. Only one of my handheld shots was sharp enough to save. Also, the 60mm macro lens seems to hunt excessively when set to auto focus. I... 3/5 Donald Krell "dnkrell" (Colleyville, TX USA) - See all my reviews, January 7, 2014

    quality product for macro work

    0 5/5 W. Ford "Medic 481" (Los Angeles) - See all my reviews, December 24, 2012

    Does the Job

    0 4/5 John M. McNamara (33702) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Olympus MAL-1 Macro Arm Light for Pen, O-MD and X-Series Digital Cameras (Silver/Black) (Electronics) Attachment seems a bit fragile, but the kit does make it a breeze to shoot macros. Easy to place on lens and take off. Takes up just a little space for a big benefit. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , June 25, 2011
    List Price: $59.99
    Price: $42.45
    You Save: $17.54 (29%)
    No battery required - powered by PEN Accessory Port
    Improves the macro performance of your PEN/O-MD camera
    Shed light where you want it with two flexible 17cm LED lamps


  • Olympus

    Olympus MSC ED M. 60mm f/2.8 Lens - International Version (No Warranty)

    Photography (Olympus)


  • UltraPro

    NEW 40.5mm Digital High-Resolution Close-Up Macro Filter Set with Pouch For The Olympus PEN E-PL1 Digital Camera Which Has The ZUIKO Digital ED 14-42mm f3.5 - 5.6 "Micro" 4/3 Zoom Olympus Lens. Includes Multi-Coated 4-Pc Close-Up Macro Set (+1, +2, +4, and +10 Diopters), Deluxe Filter Carry Case, + BONUS UltraPro Bundle: Cleaning Kit, LCD Screen Protector, Mini Tripod

    Photography (UltraPro)

    Rating (10 reviews):
    (4.9/5)
    UltraPro

    Good simple economic package

    0 4/5 dozzman - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: NEW 40.5mm Digital High-Resolution Close-Up Macro Filter Set with Pouch For The Olympus PEN E-PL1 Digital Camera Which Has The ZUIKO Digital ED 14-42mm f3.5 - 5.6 "Micro" 4/3 Zoom Olympus Lens. Includes Multi-Coated 4-Pc Close-Up Macro Set (+1, +2, +4, and +10 Diopters), Deluxe Filter Carry Case, + BONUS UltraPro Bundle: Cleaning Kit, LCD Screen Protector, Mini Tripod (Electronics) I have an Olympus EPL1 camera, by adding this to my lens, I am able to get better closeup pictures, which is simple.I am not a professional photographer, but this definitely helps a lot while taking pictures for product reviews, and nature pictures of insects, flowers etc.Overall I say its a great buy!. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , November 21, 2012

    Better Macro pics for me

    I've tried out all 4 filters in this kit and I think I'll mostly be using the +4 & 10. The +10 really helps me focus in on what I want to get. I have at times had a hard time with my camera's built-in Macro setting getting it to focus exactly where I want (although I am in every way an amateur and I'm still learning to use my new camera). For instance, trying to focus on a spider on a web, if there is a lot of foliage behind the spider I really have to get the right distance, etc. or the camera tries to focus on the foliage in the background. The filters helped me out a lot with that. The carry pouch that comes with the set is nice and padded. I'll definitely be making use of these filters (at least the 4 & 10) for my nature photos. The pics of bugs I've gotten with the +10 are terrific. If I could change one thing it would be that I wish I'd paid more attention to my lens size. I bought the 40.5mm filters and my lens is a 37mm - duh! The seller, Fanta Sales, was more than... 5/5 CLS CA 71 - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: NEW 40.5mm Digital High-Resolution Close-Up Macro Filter Set with Pouch For The Olympus PEN E-PL1 Digital Camera Which Has The ZUIKO Digital ED 14-42mm f3.5 - 5.6 "Micro" 4/3 Zoom Olympus Lens. Includes Multi-Coated 4-Pc Close-Up Macro Set (+1, +2, +4, and +10 Diopters), Deluxe Filter Carry Case, + BONUS UltraPro Bundle: Cleaning Kit, LCD Screen Protector, Mini Tripod (Electronics) I've tried out all 4 filters in this kit and I think I'll mostly be using the +4 & 10. The +10 really helps me focus in on what I want to get. I have at times had a hard time with my camera's built-in Macro setting getting it to focus exactly where I want (although I am in every way an amateur and I'm still learning to use my new camera). For instance, trying to focus on a spider on a web, if there is a lot of foliage behind the spider I really have to get the right distance, etc. or the camera tries to focus on the foliage in the background. The filters helped me out a lot with that. The carry pouch that comes with the set is nice and padded. I'll definitely be making use of these filters (at least the 4 & 10) for my nature photos. The pics of bugs I've gotten with the +10 are terrific. If I could change one thing it would be that I wish I'd paid more attention to my lens size. I bought the 40.5mm filters and my lens is a 37mm - duh! The seller, Fanta Sales, was more than... Read more, September 15, 2012

    Great close ups

    0 5/5 Sherrill - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: NEW 40.5mm Digital High-Resolution Close-Up Macro Filter Set with Pouch For The Olympus PEN E-PL1 Digital Camera Which Has The ZUIKO Digital ED 14-42mm f3.5 - 5.6 "Micro" 4/3 Zoom Olympus Lens. Includes Multi-Coated 4-Pc Close-Up Macro Set (+1, +2, +4, and +10 Diopters), Deluxe Filter Carry Case, + BONUS UltraPro Bundle: Cleaning Kit, LCD Screen Protector, Mini Tripod (Electronics) I love the closeup lenses. This is just what I was looking for. I really like them, easy to use twist on and off. Still learning the colored filters. Experimenting as to when and where to use those. Over all I love the product. Good job! 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , October 19, 2012
    List Price: $69.99
    Price: $14.79
    You Save: $55.20 (79%)
    Includes +1, +2, +4 and +10 diopter filters, adapter ring, carrying case
    Enables macro photography using your standard lens
    Bonus Accessories Included: Mini Tripod, Camera Cleaning & Camera LCD Screen Protector
    Ideal for photographing small items
    Includes nylon filter wallet - Protected by 10-year warranty


  • Neewer

    Bestlight® Dual LED Macro Flexible Arm Light for Mirrorless Camera Sony NEX Olympus PEN Panasonic DMC, Perfect for Internet and Auction Pictures

    Photography (Neewer)

    Rating (66 reviews):
    (4.0/5)
    Neewer

    Comparison with my old light ring from Neewer

    Customer Video Review Length:: 1:51 MinsI bought my first macro ring light about a year ago. I find it very useful to take photos of small things such as hand crafted jewellery or close up photos of flowers. Comparing my old macro ring (by NEEWER) the Bestlight Macro ring has a couple of features that I like better and one thing that I like less. However, the positives are more significant overall.The most significant positive is that this light ring comes with two filters:a frosted white filter and a yellow filter. 48 LED lights of the ring produce fairly white light, so having a filter that can soften it is very helpful in some situations. The second aspect that I like is that it is more compact. Its housing is smaller, thinner, and lighter where as the ring of lights is exactly the same size as my old right light. The third thing I liked better is that power pack has a screw mount in addition to a shoe mount. That means the light can be mounted off camera.There is only... 5/5 Ali Julia (boston, mass) - See all my reviews, April 8, 2014

    Brings a new dimension to macro photography

    Customer Video Review Length:: 1:32 MinsMacro is my favorite part of photography, and for years I've wished for Nikon's close-up speedlight kit, but the basic kit costs several hundred dollars, and I've never been able to justify spending that much money. So I shoot with my Nikon 60mm macro lens and use my Nikon flash off-camera connected to the camera body with a cable. It's awkward at best, so I was excited to try the Bestlight 48 LED Macro Ring Light.It was easy to set up. I first put 2 AA batteries in the power controller, and slipped the controller onto the camera's hot shoe (the connection is mechanical only - there's no electrical connection). Then I screwed the 62mm adapter (one of the six sizes included) onto the lens' threads, and pushed the ring light onto the adapter. It was that simple, and the camera was ready to shoot. I turned on the power controller and shot a few small items. With the ring light turned on, in effect, it was existing light photography, but with much... 5/5 J. Chambers (Georgia, United States) - See all my reviews, April 2, 2014

    An outstanding value for a macro ring light

    I've always wanted a Canon macro flash but the cost was just too much for something that I would not use very regularly. This macro light, while not a flash, is a very affordable alternative that works very well.It is a 48 LED light. There's no communication with the camera - it's not a flash, nor can it be controlled in any way by the camera itself. The controls are manual, and allow you to use all the LEDs, half of them (left) or half of them (right). It is powered by 2 AA batteries or by an AC adapter (included). The battery pack mounts on the hotshoe, and the macro light is affixed to the lens barrel.The battery pack fit fine on my Canon 5D Mark II, but the manufacturer includes a note with the device that says an additional adapter will be needed for it to fit the hotshoe of Sony, Konica and Minolta DSLR cameras.It comes with two diffusers (white and orange) that are easy to put on and take off. It also comes with six lens thread adapter rings... 5/5 Comdet - See all my reviews, March 25, 2014
    For use with mirrorless camera.
    Perfect for internet auction pictures.
    Improves mirrorless camera macro photos
    8 Steps brightness 2 flexible 6.3" (16cm) LED Lamps.
    Lighting for close-up macro photos.


  • Olympus

    Olympus 50mm f/2.0 Telephoto Macro ED Lens for Olympus Digital SLR Cameras

    Photography (Olympus)

    Rating (82 reviews):
    (4.9/5)
    Olympus

    Defines a near perfect MTF graph for lens quality

    Update 10/2010 - I wrote this review a long time ago but it's still true today. I moved my 50mm from my E300 to my E3 and still get great portraits from it. I bought the macro empty tube for real closeups and the teleconverter as adjuncts to make this more useful - I don't recommend everyone buys those items unless you are taking forensic pictures in macro mode or want a 200mm 35mm equivalent lens. The tube is cheap because there is no glass inside - it moves the lens out for magnification w/o glass. I just wanted to point out that I've been following this lens price and this month its down lower than the past year (where it approached five bills) so now is a good time to buy at 438 usd. Review begins below.Before purchasing this lens you should read some literature. You don't need to be a lens expert - but know what "MTF" means. MTF is modulation transfer function. It is a qualty by which lenses are judged. The more linear the plot, the better the odds you've... 5/5 HMMWV "God, Country, Corps" (santa clara, CA USA) - See all my reviews, October 29, 2006

    Simply a perfect lens

    I don't know of any other way to say it. I cannot find any fault with this lens. It is tack sharp edge-to-edge, even in the far corners, even at f/2, especially close up. The bokeh is superb, it looks great and creamy smooth. It's also fast and just as good at f/2 as f/8 -- literally no difference in sharpness. Incredible.It literally is a perfect lens.Makes for great portraits (probably my favorite use for the lens) due to the 100mm equivalent focal length and the great depth-of-field control and appealing out-of-focus rendition.Makes for great macros, for the same reasons but up close. Add the extension tube for true 1:1, otherwise 1:2 is great for most everything close other than "true macro."My only complaint is that it's just a tad long for general use - 4/3 really needs a Zuiko 25mm normalish prime (as in, something cheaper than the Leica 25mm f/1.4, which is also an excellent lens) of the same quality as this lens.But... 5/5 T. Harward (Boston, MA United States) - See all my reviews, October 29, 2007

    Quite Possibly the Best Medium Telephoto Macro Lens for a Digital SLR

    Among the finest lenses which Olympus produced for its OM manual focusing SLR system were its Zuiko 50mm f2 and 90mm f2 lenses. Both lenses earned lavish praise from critics and users, of whom many regarded these lenses as among the finest of their kind. Indeed, both lenses were compared favorably to the Leica R and Contax Zeiss 35mm SLR macro lenses. For example, in at least one review, I read that the 50mm lens was as fine a performer as the venerable Leica 50mm Summicron M lens, with excellent contrast and resolution at all apertures, especially wide open.Now for its new digital E-series cameras, Olympus has introduced a 50mm f2 macro lens which follows in the wake of its legendary predecessors, offering this time ED glass for maximum contrast and resolution at all apertures. The June 2006 issue of Popular Photography has an exemplary review of this lens, noting that it is indeed a superlative performer, among the finest macro lenses currently available for digital... 5/5 John Kwok (New York, NY USA) - See all my reviews, May 9, 2006
    List Price: $499.00
    Designed to capitalize on the design advantages of the OLYMPUS Four Thirds System
    50mm range -- equivalent to 100mm in conventional 35mm photography
    Large f/2.0 aperture, with minimum weight and bulk
    For use with the OLYMPUS E-1 and other Four Thirds Series Digital SLR Cameras, as specified
    Specially treated to shed water droplets, and engineered to withstand the rigorous demands of professional use


  • Olympus

    Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f1.8 (Silver) Lens for Olympus and Panasonic Micro 4/3 Cameras

    Photography (Olympus)

    Rating (192 reviews):
    (4.8/5)
    Olympus

    The brilliant, long awaited portrait prime for µ4/3

    Here it is, folks: your heretofore missing µ4/3 portrait lens. And what a marvelous little gem it is.Why would you want this lens? Well, it's 45mm, and it's f/1.8, a combination which allows you to generate some serious subject isolation with its relatively shallow depth of field. This is the "DSLR blurry background look" that many people crave, and it's very difficult to pull off with most existing µ4/3 lenses (due to their generally slow speed combined with µ4/3's smaller-than-DSLR sensor).Of course, f/1.8 isn't just there to isolate your subjects; this represents a dramatic improvement in low light performance when compared to any other native lens in this focal length. Your kit lens, for example, probably hits f/5.6 by here; this little guy lets in *nearly ten times as much light*. So you can use much faster shutter speeds and lower ISO, making low light shooting much more viable (since µ4/3 high ISO performance is lacking, fast lenses like this are crucial... 5/5 Jeremy - See all my reviews This review is from: Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f1.8 (Silver) Lens for Olympus and Panasonic Micro 4/3 Cameras (Electronics) Here it is, folks: your heretofore missing µ4/3 portrait lens. And what a marvelous little gem it is.Why would you want this lens? Well, it's 45mm, and it's f/1.8, a combination which allows you to generate some serious subject isolation with its relatively shallow depth of field. This is the "DSLR blurry background look" that many people crave, and it's very difficult to pull off with most existing µ4/3 lenses (due to their generally slow speed combined with µ4/3's smaller-than-DSLR sensor).Of course, f/1.8 isn't just there to isolate your subjects; this represents a dramatic improvement in low light performance when compared to any other native lens in this focal length. Your kit lens, for example, probably hits f/5.6 by here; this little guy lets in *nearly ten times as much light*. So you can use much faster shutter speeds and lower ISO, making low light shooting much more viable (since µ4/3 high ISO performance is lacking, fast lenses like this are crucial... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , October 18, 2011

    One of the 'must-have' lenses for micro 4/3

    I'm using this lens with a Panasonic GF1. Even after having my micro 4/3 for 2 years, I continue to be impressed at how small these lenses are, especially when compared with the huge NEX system lenses from Sony. The Olympus 45mm 1.8 continues that trend with a diminutive size and weight. The plastic body certainly helps with bring the weight down, in contrast to the 12mm all-metal wide-angle also from Olympus. When I set the camera down, the lens doesn't tip the camera over which helps for setting it on a table for time-release shots.There are sample videos on the internet showing the focus speed on cameras like the GF3 and E-P3. My GF1 seemed to focus a bit slower with this 45mm lens than those cameras, but it was still spot on and almost silent. It was certainly faster and quieter than the 20mm pancake. The minimal focus distance says 0.5m. For practical purposes that means that you can't focus down on someone sitting right next to you but you can if they are one seat... 5/5 Rishi Agrawal - See all my reviews, October 17, 2011

    Light, fast and sharp - just what a prime should be

    This 45mm micro four-thirds lens is equivalent to 90mm on a full-frame camera (because of the M43 crop factor) -- a fairly specialised medium-telephoto focal length which is usually associated with portraits and macro, neither of which have interested me much in the past. Nevertheless, my interest was piqued by some early reviews which hinted that there was something special about the lens, and I was ultimately swayed into purchasing it after seeing some excellent street shots on Robin Wong's website.At US$350 I initially thought it to be a reasonably expensive piece of glass given that it is the size and weight of a third of a can of coke, and I was also concerned that I would find the focal length too long. However, I have since grown increasingly happy with my purchase.The lens is light-weight (116g) and is made of plastic (apart from the metal mount), but it does feel solid. Most importantly, the glass is good. It comes with better quality lens-caps than... 4/5 newzild "newzild" (Malaysia) - See all my reviews This review is from: Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f1.8 (Silver) Lens for Olympus and Panasonic Micro 4/3 Cameras (Electronics) This 45mm micro four-thirds lens is equivalent to 90mm on a full-frame camera (because of the M43 crop factor) -- a fairly specialised medium-telephoto focal length which is usually associated with portraits and macro, neither of which have interested me much in the past. Nevertheless, my interest was piqued by some early reviews which hinted that there was something special about the lens, and I was ultimately swayed into purchasing it after seeing some excellent street shots on Robin Wong's website.At US$350 I initially thought it to be a reasonably expensive piece of glass given that it is the size and weight of a third of a can of coke, and I was also concerned that I would find the focal length too long. However, I have since grown increasingly happy with my purchase.The lens is light-weight (116g) and is made of plastic (apart from the metal mount), but it does feel solid. Most importantly, the glass is good. It comes with better quality lens-caps than... Read more, October 22, 2011
    List Price: $399.00
    Product comes with blue protective film. Remove film before use
    Micro Four Thirds Lens, Pen Lens
    Single-focal-length portrait lens has a beautiful shallow depth of field
    Ability to produce background blurring effects that are not possible with the 14-42mm kit zoom lens
    Quick and silent focus mechanism for movies and still photography
    Great for tracking a moving child or pet


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Quarter Dollar Coffee Mug

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This is a close up view of a Quarter. Taken with an Olympus E-300 DSLR camera using a reverse macro technique. Reverse Macro is when a photographer either detaches a lens and holds it against the camera (reversed) or attaches the lens to the camera with a reverse lens mount. It's a fun and cheap technique that allows photographers to capture images that you normally are not able to with the standard non-macro lens.
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