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    Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    Just ordered my OM 50mm f1.8 as well as a OM to 4/3 adapter today to use with my E420. Should have it just in time before christmas. Can't wait to put it to use. I was starting to get tired of the auto focusing with the 2 zuikos I have. Based on what I've read, this lens is perfect for what I shoot. Especially indoors with lower light. As soon as I get some decent shots, ill post them up.
    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
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    Re: Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    Cool. Make sure you shoot a few wide open....
    I am like Barney Fife, I have a gun but Andy makes me keep the bullet in my pocket..

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    Re: Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    Definitely. Most will be wide open.
    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: Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    I find this lens to be great for in tight shots... gonna try it with a macro tube as soon as I am mobile enough to get to a subject (dislocated my knee 4 weeks ago)
    Shooting with an Olympus Evolt E-510 and loving it


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    Olympus Evolt E-3, E-620, E-500
    Olympus Zuiko 40 - 150 F4.0 - 5.6
    Olympus Zuiko 14 - 45 F 2.8 - 3.6
    Sigma 50 - 500 F 4.0 - 6.3
    Sigma 70 - 200 F2.8
    Olympus FL-38 Flash x2
    Vivitar 285 HV
    Better Beamer Flash Extender

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    Re: Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    Quote Originally Posted by mEasy27
    Just ordered my OM 50mm f1.8 as well as a OM to 4/3 adapter today to use with my E420. Should have it just in time before christmas. Can't wait to put it to use. I was starting to get tired of the auto focusing with the 2 zuikos I have. Based on what I've read, this lens is perfect for what I shoot. Especially indoors with lower light. As soon as I get some decent shots, ill post them up.
    Congratulations! The 50mm is my favorite lens. I look forward to seeing some photos. :thumbsup:

    Liz

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    Re: Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    Just got it today. I had a quick chance to snap a few of my step daughter before my wife made me put it under the tree. So I have to wait 5 more days until I can actually play with it. Oh well Its worth the wait..
    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: Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    Quote Originally Posted by mEasy27
    Just got it today. I had a quick chance to snap a few of my step daughter before my wife made me put it under the tree. So I have to wait 5 more days until I can actually play with it. Oh well Its worth the wait..
    I got one coming too. But I will prubably just shoot film with it until I can afford the adapter. I bet your pictures will speed me up in getting one.
    I am like Barney Fife, I have a gun but Andy makes me keep the bullet in my pocket..

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    Re: Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    I grabbed and adapter from ebay for 18 bucks. The lens and adapter together ran me less than 60 shipped.
    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: Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    I done some horse trading. I got the 50mm 1.8, a couple of non Oly OM lenses, a flash and an OM10 with a couple of other goodies in the mix. I want an OM1. Maybe after Christmas.
    I am like Barney Fife, I have a gun but Andy makes me keep the bullet in my pocket..

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    Re: Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    i have mine on my e30 with me now. you'll like it. i now have to take more shots with this lens because i sold my zd 50mm....but the om is sharp and there's no hunting. i have one pic taken (that i've uploaded) with it in my flickr set of photos of strawberries in a bowl.

    i can't get to flickr at work but the link to my stream is here

    www.flickr.com/photos/ntrlwmn

    it's sharp enough and for less money than the zd 50.

    to supplement and soothe, i bought the less expensive 35 zd macro and the rokinon 85mm
    Happily photographing within my camera's limitations.Website

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    Re: Ordered a OM 50mm f1.8

    Thanx.....
    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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