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Olympus Zuiko Digital 25mm F2.8 Pancake

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Reviews and Problems with Olympus Zuiko Digital 25mm F2.8 Pancake

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Overall 8
8.0

A good lens, but I ordered in error.

Ronald Maglio, Amazon
9 June 2014
  • Summary: Bear in mind, this is four-thirds and NOT micro 4/3. I made the same mistake, but was unable to resell it on Amazon because there is already a surplus of these. Had to hunt around but was able to find an affordable aftermarket adapter.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good lens

passat driver, Amazon
7 May 2014
  • Summary: After searching high and low for a 50mm lens (or 4/3 equivalent) I can say that this is the lens I've been looking for. It is simple to operate and achieves the quality I'm looking for in snapshot and informal portrait photography. Although the lens pairs well with my E-510, I find that sometimes the lens must not mate correctly with the body's contacts; I have to remove the lens and clean contacts for it to operate correctly. It's a very mild inconvenience.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great lens...

SJ, Amazon
11 February 2013
  • Summary: Took thousands of great pictures with it.. and still working.. Perfect match for the Olympus Evolt camera .. Recommended ..
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Overall 8
8.0

small and handy

John Murdock, Amazon
26 December 2012
  • Summary: It is nice to have a prime lens that does not take up extra space in my bag. I can take it anywhere and it is very useful.
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Overall 8
8.0

not to bad...

MrMizo, B&H Photo
10 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I like the compact design of this lens. It's not the best in low light but certainly not the worse. One thing I'm not a fan of is the screw on front lens cover. But overall its a decent lens. I'm not excited about it but definitely not unhappy about it.
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Focus, Tough To Attach
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Overall 8
8.0

A Worthwhile Purchase for Me

choetzl, Ebay
5 February 2012
  • Summary: I wanted this lens because it duplicates the "normal" lens for 35mm photography. Unless it breaks or I lose it, I will not buy another one. Other lenses by other manufacturers in this approximate focal length are formulated as wide angle lenses.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good lens for the price

Michael Geary, Adorama
18 January 2012
  • Excerpt: A good lens for our needs(close up work).Suposedlyit is as near to the naked eye,but at a fixed 2.8apearture. We wonder if thats true!Beware, do notbuy the chaeper models as the are for the oldercamaras and they will not fit!The olympus lenshood is a joke.We cannot see any use for it.All in all,a nice well made lens for the price &might even be good for general use too!
  • Pros: Clean focus up close, Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Good reason to show brand loyalty

Wilson, B&H Photo
8 December 2011
  • Excerpt: A valuable lense to have in one's arsenal being a photography enthusiast. It is great for low to medium range shots, including portraits of objects and people where telefoto, wide-angles and zooms are not essential, saving their adjustments and time to change. It is also light and flat making the camera-lense unit a little more maneuverable. Some say it absorbs a little too much light.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 8
8.0

size does matter

tetzu, B&H Photo
22 October 2011
  • Excerpt: love the size it's really small and lightweight, nice construction, metal mount, good IQ better than kit lens. the only reason why i ranked it 1 star short is because in low light situations f2.8 comes a little short for me as i dont want to bump ISO more than 1600, but again for the price of 200+ this lens cant be beat.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Size, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Great small lens, good cost-benefit ratio.

campinni, Ebay
21 June 2011
  • Summary: Even though is a small lens it works great. You can take advantage of the DOF in your photos, and create beautiful images (portrait or landscapes). In my case, it's a second hand lens, handled with care so I got myself a very nice cost-benefit deal.
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