So who was 4/3 originally aimed at?

Started Nov 16, 2013 | Discussions thread
Aoresteen
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Re: Very mich so ..
In reply to Sergey_Green, Nov 17, 2013

Sergey_Green wrote:

Aoresteen wrote:

One of the first lenses announced was the 300mm f/2.8 Big Tuna. Clearly Olympus was targeting pros with the E-1 as not too many amateurs buy a 300mm f/2.8 at $7,000 new.

And then they did not sell many of them, as today it is rather a rarity, but the system continued. Till it finally made absolutely no sense even to Olympus themselves, as their market simply faded from existence.

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And it's a lens that I have on my Christmas list - not for this year but next if things go well for me in 2014

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