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Slrgear tests the Olympus 70-300mm f/4-5.6 ED Zuiko Digital


Slregear made a in depp review of the Olympus 70-300mm lens:

In short: Zuiko lenses never disappoints ;)

The Olympus Zuiko 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 ED Lens is in stock at amazon

  • “Mounted 58mm filters will not rotate during focus or zoom operations, making polarizing filters a little easier to use. ” interesting… mine does rotate..

  • achiinto

    Mine will rotate as well. I guess that website tested the wrong lens….. :O

  • Quan

    It surely rotate when zooming as well as when focusing. It’s a part of official specifications.

    Apart from rotating, it’s unique HQ longfocus lens for modest money. Moreover, with new v1.2. firmware it’s completely compatible with µFT system.
    I purchased it immediately after new firmare released and happy to use it with my G1 via DMW-MA1 adapter

  • With this lens you can really feel like you are almost next to your subject. I can’t wait to get some shots at the next full moon. For the price, it is a great lens. The bokeh on this lens is nice, with a shallow DOF. That said, there are some shortcomings, but I would expect that from a telephoto zoom lens like this. First, the auto-focus will hunt in low light. I…

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