Olympus OM Lenses - EOS Adaptors

Started Mar 29, 2010 | Discussions thread
LDunn1 Senior Member • Posts: 1,904
Re: Olympus OM Lenses - EOS Adaptors

Hi Andy,

I have been participating in another thread on the same subject:-


......I got a cheap ebay Eos-OM adapter & have been using my (growing!) colleciton of old OM kit on 5dmk2.

.......apart from lenses you can also use OM extension tubes & bellows unit. Note that if you want to use the Bellows unit you also HAVE to use an extension tube between body & bellows - the bellows mount does not clear the prism otherwise & you cannot mount the two directly......sandwich an extension tube between the two & you can.

I just did some sample shots of OM 21mm, 24mm, 35mm T&S & 55mm vs Canon 24-105L & 50 1.4 lenses. I think the shots I've posted so far do not really show much - I need to crop & show 100% views so that the imperfections can be better seen......the full frame uncropped shots are just too small via the DPReview gallery to reveal much.

I think i may have just added an OM 18mm to my collection too which I am excited about, so will post samples of that in due course too.

Would be good to get you to join in with the samples - what OM glass do you have?

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