Reviews and Problems with Olympus 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 Super Telephoto Zoom
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4 March 2015
Summary: I lost my 40-150mm lens while hiking in a fall in Yosemite. While trying to swap the wide angle lens to a tighter shot of my boyfriend using a zoom, the lens bounced off of a ledge that may have been a 50' drop. I didn't even try to grab it since I was also too close to the edge.
Summary: I just love this lens. I used to have a 300mm manual lens and it did great job but I wasn't getting every shot in focus since there was no indication when it is and I missed in about 40% of shots. Now it is a totally different story.
Fair price for a used lens and it works great. Win Win situation!
3 April 2014
Summary: The lens scared me at first because it wouldn't focus but then I realized it has a switch on the side for Manual or Auto Focus. Once I figured that out, it was smooth sailing. The lens is not overly heavy for its' size. Clear pictures and works great once you get used to it.
Summary: I needed a long distance lens for my Olympus E620 digital SLR, and this one fits the bill perfectly for the price and focal range. I already had two smaller variable zoom lenses and a great macro lens, so when I wanted a lens with longer range capabilities, this one seemed perfect, and it has not...
Excerpt: This lense is great for wild life and sports photography. It is a great value. even considering the micro converter needed for my Pen PL-1. However I would recomend tripod or monopod mounting to support the camera since the lense is relatively large and heavy compared to other lenses normally used.
Excerpt: Work with E-M5 with MMF-3 adapter provide all most same result against Panasonic Lumix 100-300mm f/4.0-5.6 G Vario Aspherical MEGA OIS Lens except: 1. no viewfinder image stabilization - it's a issue but did not reflect result if you can handle your target in correct position in viewfinder.2.
Summary: I took excellent pictures with my lens. My experience was great. The olympus lens 70 - 300 is very good.Perfect to far objects. Is better than olympus 40 - 150 mm. My pictures look like professional pictures. I can approach the object.