Category Archives: Olympus OM

Olympus E. Zuiko 135mm f/3.5: A review

Introduction

The Olympus E. Zuiko 135mm f/3.5 is a very small but rather slow tele lens which can be found quite cheap nowadays. Is it still good value for money in these days when used on high megapixel cameras?

Sony A7RIII | Olympus E. Zuiko 135mm f/3.5 | f/3.5
Sony A7RIII | Olympus E. Zuiko 135mm f/3.5 | f/5.6
Sony A7RIII | Olympus E. Zuiko 135mm f/3.5 | f/3.5

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Review: Olympus F.Zuiko Auto-S 1.8/50

Introduction

Olympus lenses are known for their good build quality and performance. Does this apply to the the Olympus F.Zuiko Auto-S 1.8/50, one of the lightest Olympus standard lenses too?

Sony a7II | Olympus F.Zuiko 1.8/50 | f/1.8
Sony a7II | Olympus F.Zuiko 1.8/50 | f/1.8
Sony a7II | Olympus F.Zuiko 1.8/50 | f/1.8
Sony a7RIII | Olympus F.Zuiko 1.8/50 | f/8

Most images in this review can be found in full resolution on flickr.

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Guide to the best Portrait Lenses – Sony A7 series

We summarize our experience with all the native E-mount and a few legacy lenses in the 85-135mm bracket for the Sony a7 series to give you a compact and independent resource for choosing the best portrait lens for your needs.

We also have a 9-20mm ultra wide angle lenses, guide to 21-35mm wide angle lenses, 35mm lenses, 50mm lenses and macro lenses.

Unlike most other review sites we have no association with any lens manufacturer apart from occasionally loaning a lens for a review. No fancy trips and meals.

Before any short introduction we tell you how long we have used a lens and if we have borrowed it from a manufacturer. But in most cases we have bought the lenses new from retail stores or on the used market. 

If we have left any question unanswered please leave a comment and we will do our best to answer it.

If you purchase the lens through one of the affiliate-links in this article we get a small compensation with no additional cost to you.

Last update: October 2019

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Hands On: Olympus 250mm 2.0 OM Zuiko Auto-T

Introduction

olympus super tele om 250mm 2.0 180mm 350mm 2.8 review hands on
Olympus OM 250mm 2.0 Zuiko Auto-T on Sony A7rII

The Olympus OM 250mm 2.0 Zuiko Auto-T is one of those legendary lenses. Only few have been made and there has never been something similar again. So I was very excited to get the chance to have a look at one.

Samples

olympus super tele om 250mm 2.0 180mm 350mm 2.8 review hands on bokeh rendering out of focus
Sony A7rII | Olympus OM 250mm 2.0 Zuiko | f/2.0
olympus super tele om 250mm 2.0 180mm 350mm 2.8 review hands on bokeh rendering out of focus
Sony A7rII | Olympus OM 250mm 2.0 Zuiko | f/2.0
olympus super tele om 250mm 2.0 180mm 350mm 2.8 review hands on bokeh rendering out of focus
Sony A7rII | Olympus OM 250mm 2.0 Zuiko | f/2.0

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