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[OM] Re: using 35mm lense with 4/3 dlsr

Subject: [OM] Re: using 35mm lense with 4/3 dlsr
From: Komtanoo Pinpimai <romerun@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2006 00:14:12 -0600
BTW, has anybody ever successfully mounted 4/3 Digital lenses on OM ?

On 2/7/06, Jeff Keller <jrk_om@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> With an OM Zuiko having an angle of view of a 2x focal length lens when
> mounted on the E-1, there aren't any OM Zuikos usable for wide angle shots.
>
> A number of people have run into exposure issues particularly when shooting
> wide open.
>
> A slow lens isn't very easy to focus manually although Walt replaced his
> focus screen and claims he can focus the 500/8 Zuiko on his E-1 (which I
> have trouble focusing on an OM).
>
> A number of people have been very happy with long telephoto lenses used on
> the E-1. I was quite pleased with the results given with a Tamron 400/4 +
> 1.4x teleconverter.
>
> I think it really comes down to a marketing position.
> C*non seems to have gone forward with the position that their old film based
> lenses will work on the new digital SLRs but...
> Olympus seems to have gone forward with the posiotn that their old film
> based lenses won't work on the new digital SLRs but...
>
> -jeff
>
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: Komtanoo Pinpimai <romerun@xxxxxxxxx>
>
> Heelloo,
>
> I wonder why using 35mm lense with 4/3 dlsr isn't recommended. I just
> wanna know the technical detail like 35mm lense angle doesn't work
> well with 4/3 aperture ? or the image from 35mm lense is not correctly
> aligned in 4/3 ccd ? ....It's must be a hard problem to fix so that
> olympus abandoned the OM lense line. ?
>
> -kem
>
>
>
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