Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/12

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Subject: [Leica] More from the Udvar-Hazy Center
From: doubs43 at (Walker Smith)
Date: Sun Sep 12 12:35:51 2004

>The Olympus 50/2 Macro is a new lens designed for the Olympus E1 DSLR.
>I believe that it was formulated from the get go as a digital lens, and
>it may have no counterpart in the Olympus SLR range.  In the event, it's
>a wonderful lens, on par with the Summicron 90/2 pre-asph, which I also
Thank you for the explaination. Your pictures show it to be an 
outstanding lens. I'm not current on the Olympus digital lens but I've 
always been favorably impressed by the OM lens that I own. My Zuiko 50mm 
f/1.4 dates to 1973 - I bought it new - and has made some wonderful 
images. The 100/2.8 is amazingly sharp and a fine portrait lens.