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OM Zuiko 75-150 f4

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by letsgofishing, Sep 18, 2014.

  1. letsgofishing

    letsgofishing Mu-43 Veteran

    Nov 21, 2012
    South Africa
    Mike Kaplan
  2. Jonathan F/2

    Jonathan F/2 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 10, 2011
    Los Angeles, CA
    I don't have that particular lens, but I do have a Nikon 75-150 f/3.5 lens that's similar in design. It does the job, but it takes patience to nail critical focus versus just using AF. Though I got my lens to also use on my Nikon bodies which made more economic sense (it was like getting two lenses for the price of one :wink:). At $100 though, I might just consider putting that money in the 40-150mm to get the AF.
  3. Muntjack

    Muntjack Mu-43 Veteran

    Jul 26, 2010
    I've had one since late 1970s and have taken some quite nice shots with it on my OM1. With the adapter on an EM-5 it a little on the big side. I always thought it was a bit softish on film so I shouldn't expect too much on the digital sensor. They're as cheap as chips so it may be worth a punt just to see if you like it though.

  4. Sammyboy

    Sammyboy m43 Pro

    Oct 26, 2010
    Steeler Country
    .... the m40 -150 blows it away .....
  5. HarryS

    HarryS Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 23, 2012
    Midwest, USA
    I've also had mine since the late 70's. You can make nice pictures with it, but in the USA, I can get a used M.ED 40-150 for $99 or new for $149. Here, this is not a $100 lens.They were going for $25 on ebay 11 years ago, and today keh.com has one for $19 and another for $25.

    On an Olympus camera, the IBIS feature hinders operability, If I want to use it, I have to input a new value into my camera if I change the zoom.
  6. letsgofishing

    letsgofishing Mu-43 Veteran

    Nov 21, 2012
    South Africa
    Mike Kaplan
    O K all - thanks for the advice - I guess I'll be going with the m43.....