Cosmetically: Notable signs of wear visible. Backlit and high contrast subjects might prove a problem, but it's good fun learning. All of the lenses seem to lose sharpness if the apature is too large or small. The mechanics of a camera body or accessory are identical to a new item. The film rewind lever is obviously on the opposite side, and is enabled by a small rotating switch on the front of the camera below the shutter release. You would lift the ring and twist until the white mark lines up with the 400 on the dial.
I also found that even though the 300mm f4. By lifting up on the outer ring, the indicator can be lined up to the desired film speed. The instructions that come with it are straight forward and easy to follow. Hello everybody, I had just buyed a manual adapter for my olympus om10 camera. Just be sure to use a tripod if you really want sharp images. However, if that's all you're going to do, there's absolutely no benefit over using aperture priority. What I do care about though is depth of field, which is selected by changing the aperture of the lens.
Make sure all the following items are included. Avoid using or storing the adapter in places with strong vibrations or on unstable surfaces. The three lenses all work great, taking into account the limitations of the auto focus and metering. However, if you try to take a photo while the switch is still off, it will allow you to do so -- the meter will come on just long enough to determine an appropriate shutter speed and the shutter will be released, and then the camera will immediately turn off again. You can download the camera manual here if you need it.
I've actually not even tried my old 40-150 yet as I decided to buy the Olympus 40-150 f2. What are the criteria for your condition examination?. Only registered users can write reviews. Take extra care when you handle it. Advance and Rewind Film advance is operated by the usual thumb crank. The condition is identical to a product straight from the factory. Card Handling Precautions If your camera does not recognize a card formatted on another device, re-format the card with your camera.
The original packaging and equipment is often included, but not always, so please check the pictures. Easy to find and cost effective! Small scratches or scuffs noticeable from use, but no dents or other marks apart from those resulting from normal use. Cleaning Precautions Do not apply organic solvent such as thinner, benzine, or insecticide to the adapter. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1 This device may not cause harmful interference. None of the optical deficiencies can be shown to have an effect on picture quality. Do not spill liquid or let metallic objects or anything flammable get inside the adapter. A great way to keep the old lenses useful in a digital world.
Here you will find Olympus Digital Camera product manuals which you can either read on line or download. However, in 'difficult' lighting conditions which you will come to recognise with experience , you might want to set exposure manually using a Grey Card. The old lenses give your photos a different quality and make the experience of shooting different as well. No information is displayed in the viewfinder during this process. Cosmetically: Many visible signs of wear on the exterior. Carrying another camera to use as a lightmeter sucks as the Yanks would say. Does the camera also indicate the aperture required if you set a shutter speed manually, or is this where a light meter comes in? You can download the camera manual if you need it.
I bough these lenses for it for the range of the 18-180, the reach of the 100-300, and the image quality of the 50-200. Guess that's one reason why Olympus attracts brand loyalty - not just with cameras, but with microscopes also. Auto Focus works well even with the teleconverters. Mechanically: The focus is smooth and steady, though it may be slightly tighter or looser than a product straight from the factory. The mode switch is rather inconveniently located between this dial and the film advance lever, so it's a good thing that it's one of the less-used features of the camera. I did not do a ton of research, but just hoped it would work well.
When in manual mode and with this adapter attached, the in-camera light meter shows you what the suggested shutter speed is based on your aperture setting on the lens, just like in Auto mode. The best part of your new camera is that you can use any of those wonderful Zuiko lenses. Do not insert anything other than the card into the card slot. Selector Dial There is a collar around the film rewind lever that acts as a four-position switch; Battery Check a light and beep signifies that the battery is working , a self-timer ~12 seconds , and meter on and off. Rated 5 out of 5 by Jweir from Old lenses renewed! However, in Manual mode the shutter speed setting on the manual adapter always overrides the light meter's reading. If you have one you do not need anymore or know someone who does it would be keep me from having to go out and buy a manual from either the Canon or Nikon camp. My two favourite secondhand dealers and both have one listed for 15.
All functions of the item may not be usable. Before transporting the adapter, make sure that the card has been removed. Precautions on Transportation Use a soft cloth to wipe the adapter. It's relatively quick to use, and the metering-on-demand feature that determines a shutter speed for you when you forget to turn the meter on has saved me from several lost shots because I do sometimes forget to turn the camera on before bringing it up to my face. Usability is unaffected, but the collection value may have suffered.