Reviews and Problems with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8
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REVIEW: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 75mm f/1.8 Lens Review
6 July 2014
Excerpt: Handling and features This premium compact telephoto lens sports a fast f/1.8 maximum aperture and is compatible with all Micro Four Thirds cameras. The lens provides a field of view equivalent to a 150mm lens used on a 35mm camera, and the bright f/1.8 maximum aperture allows your subject to be...
Summary: Olympus keeps hitting them out of the park! Whether you’re talking about their super fast cameras like the OM-D E-M5 or their optically superior lineup of lenses like the 17mm f/1.8 , Olympus can’t seem to stray too far from our office conversations.
Pros: Great image quality, Solid construction, Little to no distortion and aberration
Cons: Cost, Can be heavy when used on smaller MFT cameras
Conclusion: For those who shoot with the micro 4/3 system and want a high quality, fast, prime lens, the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f1.8 , ( compare prices ) ( review ) fits the bill. I doubt you’ll find a technically better lens than this one and if 75mm is your focal length of choice, you’re in luck!
Conclusion: The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm F1.8 lens is a fast telephoto lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. It produces extremely sharp images, and the f/1.8 aperture makes it possible to blur the background behind your subject.
Pros: Very sharp. Smooth, creamy bokeh.
Cons: Pricey. Doesn't balance well on small Micro Four Thirds cameras. Hood not included.
M.Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 Lens Shows Olympus is Serious about Micro Four Thirds
30 September 2012
Excerpt: Olympus has unveiled an interesting new portrait lens: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm Micro Four Thirds. Micro Four Thirds format cameras have been steadily gaining traction for a while now and anyone who has had to lug around a heavy DSLR and a bunch of lenses for any length of time will have a good...
Excerpt: On the Olympus PEN E-PL5 body we used for this review, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 focused quietly – almost silently – and rather quickly too, although this isn't the fastest focusing Micro Four Thirds lens around (the heavy glass elements are probably a bit harder to move than those found in...
Olympus M.ZUIKO 75mm f/1.8 ED - Review / Test Report
28 January 2013
Excerpt: The 75mm f/1.8 features a MSC ("Movie and Stills Compatible") AF drive offering a silent, fast and smooth AF. Typical for mirrorless systems the AF accuracy is very high (although this is more a camera rather than a lens aspect).
Excerpt: This premium compact telephoto lens sports a fast f/1.8 maximum aperture and is compatible with all Micro Four Thirds cameras. The lens provides a field of view equivalent to a 150mm lens used on a 35mm camera, and the bright f/1.8 maximum aperture allows your subject to be isolated with shallow...
Pros: Incredible optical performance for the price, Very good build quality, Lightweight, Compact
Cons: Not weather sealed, No hood supplied as standard
Excerpt: The Olympus Micro 4/3 system was launched in June 2009. Along with the first camera we were also presented with the first fixed-focus lens of that system, the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17 mm f/2.8.
Cons: very modest standard accessory kit,, work against bright light could have been better.
Excerpt: Announced towards the end of May, the Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 lens is now widely available. Offering a focal length roughly equivalent to a 150mm f/3.5 lens in 35mm film format (thanks to the 1.999x crop factor of 4/3 format sensors), this lens claims to be one of the highest...
Pros: You're looking for a fast, medium-tele prime lens for a Micro Four Thirds system camera., You require high resolution at all focal lengths, along with good flatness of field., You'd like a lens that requires no readjustment when you fit polarisers and graduated filters. Buy this lens if:
Cons: You need macro capabilities. Don't buy this lens if:, You need macro capabilities.