Olympus OM-D E-M5 with legacy OM lens - 50mm f/1.8
I mounted my old F.Zuiko 50mm f/1.8 lens on my OM-D today and I was truly impressed by the performance of this $50 lens. I was already very pleased with it on my old 5 mega-pixel Olympus E-1 camera, but I wasn't expecting it to be that good on a 16 mega-pixel OM-D! Center sharpness is excellent, and corner are good when lens is slightly stopped (f/4). Also, no CA so to speak in normal conditions.
Focus ring is very smooth and critical focus is very easy to achieve with image stabilization so shooting wide open is an option :)
Below some sample images taken with this lens. All handheld (IBIS on, although only needed to help focusing), raw processed with LR 4.1.
The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by dpreview.com or any affiliated companies.