Reviews and Problems with Olympus 50-200mm f2.8-3.5 SWD Super Telephoto Lens
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Great lens for micro four-thirds too
SeaCreature, B&H Photo
12 April 2015
Excerpt: I got one of these for about $ in very good shape and I really recomend it!This is a Sharp pro level lens: Yes, the auto-focus is not fast in an e-pl5 but when the alternative is a 40-150mm f2.8 for about 7x the price I paid for it, that becomes completely secondary.Yes it is a big heavy lens, but...
Summary: This lens is amazing. Very clear photos and with it having a F stop of 2.8 I can take photos with no flash at dusk and you get a perfect picture! I do need to say it is somewhat heavy so I use my Tripod. I don't get any shakiness with it.
Excerpt: I'm thrilled beyond words with my latest acquisiton from Adorama. This is the first used item I've every purchased. Outstanding performance and value - saved me a lot.I suggest that anyone interested in first rate used camera equipment, check out Adorama.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Excellent upgrade/replacement for the original (non-SWD) 50-200 lens
Joe T. Lynch, Amazon
16 May 2014
Summary: I bought the first model (non-SWD) of the Olympus 50-200 when I bought an Olympus E-500 system nearly 10 years ago. I used that lens through several camera bodies including two E-3's and my current E-5.
Summary: Decided to take a chance and purchased this lens for use with the EM1. Intend to use it mainly for shooting field sports (Ultimate frisbee, rugby, soccer). Tested it at a rugby game and it was really great! Focus works well (caf, tracking is just too erratic) but takes a bit of getting used to.
Summary: I am a point and shoot photographer, at least until I bought an Olympus OMD 1 camera. I also decided for this lens due to an upcoming trip to Antarctica, wanted to capture good wildlife pictures. The lens is outstanding. The colors, the sharpness that it delivers are amazing.