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KLPF: Olympus e510, 300mm, 7-14mm Half Cut Mockup

After the Olympus E-510 with kit lens 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 Image Stabilization hands-on review , the half cut mock up caught my eyes. Listed there were the Olympus Zuiko 300mm F2.8, Olympus Zuiko 7-14mm professional grade lens, the new Olympus Zuiko 12-60mm F2.8-4 SWD High Grade lens, Olympus E-510 and also the Olympus P-1.

Here are the photos:

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Half cut view of Olympus Zuiko 300mm F2.8

 

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Close up view at the front element of Olympus Zuiko 300mm F2.8

 

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Half cut view of Olympus Zuiko 7-14mm professional grade lens

 

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Half cut view of Olympus E-510

 

 

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Olympus Zuiko 12-60mm F2.8-4 SWD High Grade lens
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Olympus P-1 front look
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Olympus P-1 side view

 

There was also an Olympus Zuiko 300mm F2.8 mounted on an E-330, below are some photos taken, impress with the depth-of-field. The Olympus Zuiko 300mm F2.8 is equivalent to Nikon’s 400mm lens in terms of focal length due to the Olympus’s 2.0x crop factor.

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Olympus Zuiko 300mm F2.8 sample
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Olympus Zuiko 300mm F2.8 sample 100% cropped -Focus point: The hinges of the glasses. (Note: ISO640)

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Olympus Zuiko 300mm F2.8 sample
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Olympus Zuiko 300mm F2.8 sample

The Olympus Zuiko 300mm F2.8 seems to hunt a while in my few attempts to take the above sample photos. It a lot slower focuses slower than Nikon D200 coulpled with 300mm F2.8VR. Lens was mounted on tripod.

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