Conclusion: The price of the lens reflects its simplicity and, for owners of 4/3rd system cameras, makes this quite a good buy. The light weight makes for carrying it no real burden and the focal length lends itself well to other disciplines such as portraiture and more general photography with the added...
Pros: Simple construction and light weight., True macro although you do need to get close, Good price
Cons: Manual focus through camera menus, Performance peaks early for a Macro lens
Excerpt: Gary takes a close look at the close up world of Olympus. The 35mm f/3.5 is a low-priced macro lens designed specifically for Four-Thirds digital SLRs. It's not often that a marque macro lens can be had for under £200, but that's what we have here.
Pros: Compact, lightweight design, Good optical performance, Good build quality, Good flare and ghosting performance, Great value
Cons: Indirect electronic manual focus system is an acquired taste, Barrel distortion
Conclusion: If you want to be laconic you can say we deal here with a splendid instrument. Elaborating a little bit you can try to complain about the average autofocus accuracy but such a flaw can be made less painful by a very affordable price of the lens.