Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 50-200mm 1:2.8-3.5 SWD

Announced Oct 17, 2007 •
Telephoto zoom lens | Four Thirds | 261015

Note -- For much more detailed text, please visit my site (address below), reviews, and click on the 50-200 SWD link! Please note, I am using the 50-200 SWD on the E-M1 with the MMF-3 adapter. Size You'll know it's there ;) Weight The lens certainly isn't a lightweight, but with a range this fast and long, maybe that's expected.  Build quality is very high, tripod collar is included.  Balance on the bare E-M1 isn't very bad at all - holdable with one hand for short periods of time. AF Speed S ...

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It's a terrific piece of glass and metal. I swithched to Olympus from Canon while ago, and though I miss shallower DOF, the quality of Zuiko optics easily compensates that. This lens is one of the things I really like about my new gear. With equivalent focus range of 100-400mm it has it's rivals within both Canon and Nikon camps, but they are slower and much bigger and heavier (talking specifically about EF100-400L), or, in case with Nikon's 80-400 lens, IMO, can't nearly match in terms of IQ. ...

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