Good lens, not outstanding

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Martin Muehlemann
Martin Muehlemann Senior Member • Posts: 1,378
Good lens, not outstanding

I was looking for a lens that is sealed and does deliver lot of reach. Then lens is fast and silent focussing. Its generally great. Does it match my requirements. Sometimes.

The issue is that on longer focal lenght for me it is becoming soft. Not a lot. But it does not match the sharpness of the Canon 100-400L II IS USM nor the Canon 100-500 L IS USM. These lenses are sharp throughout the range.

The Olympus 100-400 is half of the price of the Canon 100-500 true, but I don‘t want to regret the moment of a missed shot. I am not on budget, so I go for the Canon.

I would recommend the lens for anyone seaking long reang, good image quality and owning an Olympus body.

 Martin Muehlemann's gear list:Martin Muehlemann's gear list
Olympus E-M1 III Olympus TG-5 Canon EOS R6 Canon EF 70-200mm F4L IS USM Canon Extender EF 1.4x III +11 more
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS
Lens • Micro Four Thirds
Announced: Aug 4, 2020
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