Safari with E-PL5 and ZD 70-300
MF is the key to using this lens with the E-PL5 or E-M5. I have it and have taken some nice photos with MF and focus assist.
Yes, I tried that and found it very difficult. Mind you, I did not have a tripod and hand-holding this combination while trying to focus with the focus ring that is far forward on the lens, with focus assist magnifying things to a point where any little vibration takes you 'off target' made this too challenging of an exercise for me.
with more practice, this might be feasible but I tried and was not successful with MF and this combination.
|Morning At Picture Lake by Buzz Lightyear|
from Dawns first rays
|AT-6 Harvard by jarud|
from Trainer aircraft
|Matterhorn by ewng|