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Olympus OM-Zuiko 80mm f4.0 35mm Primes

5/5 (5 Reviews)


  • MPN103731
    Product ID20724112
    Weight11.3 oz
    Length1.3 in
    Lens TypeFixed Focal Length Lens
    Diameter2.4 in
    Camera Format35 mm SLR
    Attachment / Filter Size49 mm
    Focus TypeManual Focus
    Min Aperturef/32
    Picture Angle9 degrees
    Focal Length80mm
    Groups / Elements6 Elements in 4 Groups
    Lens Max Aperturef/4
    Macro LensWithout Macro Lens

Product Description



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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tim Chakravorty a Expert from Rolling Meadows, IL

Date Reviewed: March 28, 2003

Strengths:    Superb sharpness, color and contrast.

Weaknesses:    diffraction limited from f/11

Bottom Line:   
Perfectly symmetrical double gauss type lens produces outstanding results! I use
it from slide duplication to full body
bug shots. (For head shots I use the
Zuiko 38/2.8 macro. See: http://www.photo.net/photodb/photo?topic_id=1481&msg_id=0042vz&photo_id=1072215&photo_sel_index=0}

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Similar Products Used:   Zuiko 38/2.8 macro

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ethanl a Intermediate from England

Date Reviewed: September 27, 2002

Strengths:    Build quality, compactness, image quality.

Weaknesses:    It is a bit expensive, but you get what you pay for.

Bottom Line:   
I have been using this lens for around nine years, and am still amazed at the quality of some of the images. Pictures are razor sharp. I use it in conjuction with Olympus' 65-116 auto extension tube. Even when used with the dedicated 2 x close up filter, results are simply outstanding. If you wish to check out example pictures, see my website www.visionage.co.uk

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $317.00

Purchased At:   Jessop

Similar Products Used:   None

Type of photography:   Other


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Warren Kato a Intermediate from Orange, CA USA

Date Reviewed: January 23, 2000

Strengths:    Sharpest 1:1 around. I use it with bellows, helicoid and extension tubes. Slide copies are very sharp and contrasty.

Weaknesses:    None.

Bottom Line:   
I believe it to be the best 1:1 lens around. Works well on bellows with macro flash and Olympus TTL bodies.

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Similar Products Used:   Vivitar 90/2.8 mac, Sigma 90/2.8 mac, Zuiko 50/3.5 mac, and enlarger lens on bellows.

Type of photography:   Landscapes


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by tatu laitinen a Intermediate from Helsinki, --- Finland

Date Reviewed: December 26, 1999

Strengths:    Its a very high quality product. Optimized for 1:1 image ratio.

Weaknesses:    no

Bottom Line:   
When my first slides came out I knew that the money was well spend. Its much better than Tamron Sp2.8 at 1:1 and at f11. Pretty sharp even at f32!!

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Similar Products Used:   Tamron sp f2.8 and f2.5
Olympus Zuiko 90 f2


Type of photography:   Other


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Daan Kalmeijer a Expert from Utrecht, Utrecht Netherlands

Date Reviewed: August 17, 1999

Strengths:    Its really sharp, very high quality, the best around 1:1. The newest version has auto aperture. I haven't used the older version.

Weaknesses:    Magnification rates are a bit limited (auto tube 65-116) and the close-up lens is a bit of a hassle with a macro flash (T28)

Bottom Line:   
Extremely good for what it is ment to do but not as versatile as a normal (e.g. non-bellows) macro

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Similar Products Used:   None

Type of photography:   Other



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