Olympus E-1 and Nikkor Lenses

(From an old post)

 Just received my Nikon to 4/3 adapter (cheap one bought on eBay, made in China. $45 with shipping). I am thrilled! Results are fantastic. Another good reason to keep my E-1 along with my Nikon gear.

So far, I successfully tried the following: 20mm f/2.8 AFD, 28mm f/2.0 AIS, 50mm f/1.8 E series, 55mm f/2.8 AIS micro, 100mm f/2.8 E series, 105mm f/2.5 AIS, 135mm f/2.8 AIS and 200mm f/4 AI. All are amazingly sharp. Contrast is excellent. For some reason, my factory AI'd Nikkor 45mm f/2.8 GN doesn't fit.

Thanks to the E-1 wonderful viewfinder, manual focusing is very easy (almost easier than with my D200 with DK-21M and Katzeye split screen).

Most of these pictures were shot wide open (vignetting is from post-processing, not from the lens!).

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Comments

Pete_Mac
By Pete_Mac (Jan 17, 2012)

The E1 is such beautiful well balanced camera. I loved it. Made me a lot of money. Too bad we have this need to keep up with the latest. I now have a Canon 5D mark II but getting fed up with the weight of lenses. I am now looking into the CSC ie mirrorless therefore lighter cameras and lenses. Maybe I'll come back to Olympus?

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