Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/2 Macro ED

Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/2 Macro ED
$499
50 mm
autofocus prime lens
f/2
  • Generic motor Built in focus motor
  • 1:1.9 (0.5x) Macro

reviewswhat are people saying

"I use this mostly as a macro lens in conjunction with the ring flash. It does a stellar job with that, especially with flowers. I have also been happy with it as a portrait lens for indoor use; for outdoor portraits I prefer my 35-100 Zuiko zoom lens."

"I bought this lens to use with a E-620 underwater and not had time yet but above water gives great clear photo's seems it's a good all round lens not only a Macro lens , but also takes great macro photo's"

"This is SLOW and when you have your aperature wide open, getting the focus right on target is crucial."

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Olympus 50mm f/2 Macro ED vs other Four Thirds lenses

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Typically very sharp

The Olympus 50mm f/2 Macro ED vs other Four Thirds macro lenses

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f/2

Cons

The Olympus 50mm f/2 Macro ED vs other Four Thirds macro lenses

Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
50 mm

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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50 mm
Max focal length
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50 mm
Zoom range
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1x
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Magnification
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1:1.9 (0.5x)

Aperture

Wide minimum
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f/2
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Wide maximum
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Unknown
Tele minimum
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f/2
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Tele maximum
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Unknown

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Four Thirds
Length
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Unknown
Diameter
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Unknown
Filter size
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Unknown
Weight
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300 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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20.4°
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Telephoto horizontal
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20.4°
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Wide vertical
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15.4°
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Telephoto vertical
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15.4°
Wide diagonal
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25.4°
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Telephoto diagonal
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25.4°
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