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    OM 50mm Test Photos

    I got my lens and adapter for christmas. Its a OM 50 f1.8 used on a E420. Here are a few shots. Let me know what you think.

    Olympus E420 w/OM 50mm f1.8

    Olympus E420 w/OM 50mm f1.8

    Olympus E420 w/OM 50mm f1.8

    A little reverse lense action on these shots

    Olympus E420 w/OM 50mm f1.8

    Olympus E420 w/OM 50mm f1.8
    Olympus Evolt E-420,
    Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5/5.6
    Zuiko 40-150mm F4/5.6
    Zuiko 50mm F/1.8
    Vivitar 75-300mm F4/5.6
    Promaster Spectrum 7 2x teleconverter
    I <3 Bokeh

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    Re: OM 50mm Test Photos

    Beautiful shots Monty.
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    Re: OM 50mm Test Photos

    Thanx. I'm so much more comfortable with this lens. My only gripe is the is low light focusing. My vision is bad with the small viewfinder on the 420. Ill probably pick up a magnifier when I get the chance.
    Olympus Evolt E-420,
    Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5/5.6
    Zuiko 40-150mm F4/5.6
    Zuiko 50mm F/1.8
    Vivitar 75-300mm F4/5.6
    Promaster Spectrum 7 2x teleconverter
    I <3 Bokeh

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    Re: OM 50mm Test Photos

    Hi Monty i think i have got a OM 50mm on my OM10 and an adapter see pic and a Auto Super-paragon 28mm in the pic with adapter

    however i dont really now how to use them on my E300 any suggestions
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    Re: OM 50mm Test Photos

    you cant use them in auto. only in M or S mode. thats about it i think. you focus manually.
    Olympus Evolt E-420,
    Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5/5.6
    Zuiko 40-150mm F4/5.6
    Zuiko 50mm F/1.8
    Vivitar 75-300mm F4/5.6
    Promaster Spectrum 7 2x teleconverter
    I <3 Bokeh

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    Re: OM 50mm Test Photos

    well since it's digital, you have the luxury of 0-cost experimentation. Just put the lens on and see what it does. yes, you'll have to do some stop down metering which is to say that the lens won't be recognized by the camera and so the only way to meter the scene properly will be to stop the lens down by hand. This darkens the viewfinder considerably so focusing will now be tough. I find it's best to take your time, compose, focus and then stop the lens down to the aperture that works. I've used manual lenses in A and M modes. Be sure to select a shutter speed that won't show camera shake (1/125 should be ok with those lenses, or higher). Remember to have fun. I don't use my old lenses nearly enough, but when I do I'm usually happy.

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    Re: OM 50mm Test Photos

    Maybe you should try one of these. I use one on my E3.
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000CB...517241-0639826
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    Re: OM 50mm Test Photos

    yes thats exactly what i need
    Olympus Evolt E-420,
    Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5/5.6
    Zuiko 40-150mm F4/5.6
    Zuiko 50mm F/1.8
    Vivitar 75-300mm F4/5.6
    Promaster Spectrum 7 2x teleconverter
    I <3 Bokeh

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