E-M1 with the original Four thirds lenses questions

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Happysack Junior Member • Posts: 45
E-M1 with the original Four thirds lenses questions


I'm just recently getting back into shooting, when I stopped I was using an old Olympus E510 (Pretty sure that is what it was) and I had a few lenses I loved which are the following:

olympus zuiko 50-200mm f/2.8-3.5


I've since invested in an Olympus E-M1 which I love and I have the 45mm F1.8 which is fantastic for a portrait lens.

I'm looking at the 50-200 specifically again as I remember loving it on my old Olympus set up but I am curious if it is even relevant anymore vs newer gear/M43.

I guess my question here is does anyone have experience using the old Four thirds lenses with M43? Is it worth investing in those old lenses again or am I better off looking forward at just M43 equivalents i.e. that 40-150 looks amazing but $800-$1400 vs $200-$400 for the 50-200 is a big difference.

Appreciate any feedback! Attaching one of my favorite shots with the old 50-200mm.

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