One of the brightest Zuiko Digital lenses is this large aperture medium-telephoto macro lens. It is equivalent to 100mm on a 35mm camera, good for maximum image magnification of 0.52x (equivalent to 1x life-size on a 35mm camera). ED lens greatly reduce chromatic aberrations to provide the high image quality with high-resolution and good contrast. In combination with the EX-25 Extension Tube, it can focus approx. 1x (equivalent to 2x on a 35mm camera). Item #261003 Olympus Certified Reconditioned Product is defined as any product that has been returned by our retail partners. Once the product is returned, Olympus conducts a rigorous five-point inspection of all product functions and features to ensure that the item meets our quality standards. Your product will function identically to a brand-new Olympus product, however it is possible for a refurbished product to have a minor blemish on the surface. We support certified reconditioned products with a 90-day repair warranty and 30-day money back guarantee excluding the cost of shipping.
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Customer Reviews of the Zuiko Lens ED 50mm f2.0 Macro 1:2 (Reconditioned)
May 07, 2015
Lovely portrait lens
I bought this lens via Kijiji from a local man who wanted to monetise his too-big stock of lenses. I use it on an EM-10 with an adapter, which results in a weight of about 360 grams, a bit heavier than I'd like, but the results are excellent. It's also a little slower than the current very fast digital lenses that Olympus is putting out, but again, its price and the results make it well worth the extra care needed with focusing. I use it for portraits and close-ups, and the bokeh is creamy and looks great. I would certainly recommend this lens as an additional lens for a selection of glass that already includes a good zoom (I use the 12-40mm f2.8) and maybe a longer-distance zoom (40-150 maybe). Any time I put photos taken with this lens on Facebook, I get compliments about the shots, so that can't be a bad thing.
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