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Olympus ZUIKO DIGITAL 40-150mm F3.5-4.5

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Overall 8
8.0

Should have bought it the first time

passat driver, Amazon
7 May 2014
  • Summary: I had the chance to buy this as part of a kit for my E-510 many years ago, but opted not to (a decision I would regret). Years later (and lots of dust), I find my E510 in a box, and it still works! The stock lens (14-42mm, I believe--I could be wrong) is a capable lens, but left me wanting more when I'm hiking the trails. For $40, this lens was the bargain of the millennium; it's possibly one of the better lenses I've ever used.
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Overall 8
8.0

OK Bang for the bucks

Dan Spurling, Amazon
24 November 2013
  • Summary: Nice lens for the price. Digital features work well and decent resolution. Not bad bang for the bucks. Came with lens hood which was much appreciated.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fast Midrange Four Thirds Lens

HS, Amazon
6 February 2013
  • Summary: Compact and sturdy design for a midrange telezoom. Good bokeh effects for aperture offering. Smooth focusing and zooming action. Allows single AF mode on M43 cameras with compatible adapters. Recommended.
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome lens!

Slim Fit Classic, Amazon
17 December 2008
  • Summary: This is a great ling lens for the price, $120. As an amateur photographer, I wanted to get closer to the action w/o having to do it physically. I own an Olympus E-500. * It is awesome for shooting tall building and close-ups of nature. * Not ideal for close range shooting. The auto focus has a hard time focusing even when set to 40mm for regular/indoor shooting.
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Overall 8
8.0

Zuiko zoom lens

Stephen Allen, Amazon
7 July 2007
  • Summary: The lens arrived promptly and was quite satisfactory. I would have appreciated a little more info about exact model numbers as lens models change frequently with often similar specs.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good kit lens

J. Bowen "Jamie Bowen", Amazon
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: This is the kit lens that comes with the DSLRs that Olympus used to sell. It's got a decent "reach" (equivalent to 80-300mm on a full frame camera), it's light, and gives good image quality, with decent sharpness. It can take a couple of moments to focus, but other than that it does work well.
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Overall 8
8.0

Second hand telephoto for Lumix DMC-1

Sagar House, Amazon
22 August 2012
  • Summary: The lens is quite light compared to the standard lens and makes for interesting portraits as well as allowing a close up of a wasps nest in the garden. Only disappointment is that it didn't come with a lens case.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent telephoto zoom

John Maclean, Amazon
23 October 2011
  • Summary: I've had this lens for about a year now, and I think I get the best results (image quality) from this lens than from the others I have (14 - 42 standard kit zoom, and a 70 - 300 super telephoto) on my Olympus Pen E-PL1, with MMF-2 4/3 to micro 4/3 adapter. AF is fast (especially since the recent firmware update for the camera), but the manual focus ring is smooth and accurate - not notchy like the 70 - 300.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good value for money

tt, Amazon
4 March 2011
  • Summary: Lens is pretty sharp (even compared to my Sigma 70-200/2,8 on Canon). Compact, lightweight, build quality not the best though. Comes with lens hood. Really good value for money.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good product

kofedog, Amazon
10 September 2010
  • Summary: I use this lens with an Olympus E-600 which, being a four-thirds dslr, has a limited range of lenses available for it. This lens works well, though, and adds a lot of extra range to the limited 14-42 that came with the camera. Autofocus can sometimes take a second or so to settle but that's maybe to be expected on a lens with such a variation in zoom range. I can't really fault the lens, though, and would happily recommend it.
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