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Olympus 35mm f3.5 Macro

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REVIEW: Olympus Zuiko Digital 35mm f/3.5 Macro

photodo
22 July 2009
  • 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 consistency of a prime lens.
  • 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
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REVIEW: Olympus Zuiko Digital 35mm f/3.5 Macro

photodo
22 July 2009
  • 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. Due to the smaller sensor size found on Four Thirds cameras, no third party manufacturers offer a direct equivalent to this lens.
  • 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
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Zuiko Digital 35 mm f/3.5 Macro

LensTip.com
28 September 2011
  • 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. If you pay 210 $ you should hardly demand more – apart from the autofocus, the tested lens is simply beyond reproach.
  • Cons: weak work of autofocus.
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Overall 8
8.0

Olympus Zuiko Digital 35mm f/3.5 Macro

ePHOTOzine
4 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Due to the smaller sensor size found on Four Thirds cameras, no third party manufacturers offer a direct equivalent to this lens. Sigma's shortest macro available for Four Thirds cameras is their 105mm f/2.8 macro, which costs around £380 and offers the same magnification, but at around three times the working distance as this lens will behave like a 210mm lens when mounted on a FourThirds camera.
  • 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
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Overall 10
10

Olympus Zuiko Digital 35mm f3.5 Macro

digicambuyer.co.uk
11 August 2009
  • Conclusion: It’s not very expensive and it’s not classed as one of Olympus’s ‘pro’ lenses, but this little 35mm macro is an excellent performer and terrific to use
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Olympus Zuiko 35mm f/3.5 Macro

ePHOTOzine
11 July 2006
  • Excerpt: This 35mm optic from Olympus, designed for their 4/3rds system, is a true 1:1 macro lens and, with the crop factor of 2x on the Olympus system, behaves like a 70mm macro on full frame cameras. We take a look here at how it performs.
  • 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
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