Re: [OM] 35-80/2.8

Subject: Re: [OM] 35-80/2.8
From: "Wayne Harrison" <wayno@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 8 Aug 1999 19:16:10 -0400
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From: George M. Anderson <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sunday, August 08, 1999 5:33 PM
Subject: [OM] 35-80/2.8

>I know a couple of you own the Zuiko 35-80/2.8
>I have a couple of questions:
>Is it a one touch or two touch?
>Does it come with the lens hood, or is that extra and how much?  I think
>I'd rather use the hood for protection, that a flare-inducing filter on
>this lens.
>Is it as good as it's reputation?  Do you often use it wide open and
>does it perform? Has anyone ever done a 'star-test' wide open and looked
>for coma?
>Thanks much
    well, george, the truth as i find it is this:  it produces images as
fine as any prime i have ever used.  at any fstop.  of course, i am an
amateur, and have never required larger than 8x10.  but it is one heavy

a. wayne harrison

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