Olympus 90-250mm f/2.8 ED Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens

Olympus 90-250mm f/2.8 ED Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens

Olympus 90-250mm f/2.8 ED Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens

B&H # OL9025028 MFR # 261013
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Olympus 90-250mm f/2.8 Overview

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This powerful super-telephoto zoom lens has a large-aperture (fixed F stop type) and is is equivalent to 180-500mm focal lenth on a 35mm camera. Only fixed focal super-telephoto lens could have provided wide-open f/2.8 shots in the past, however, this lens provides f/2.8 shots through the entire zoom range making it a best choice for the nature and sports photographer. Three ED lenses are used to give the highest image quality with optimal resolution and contrast.

In the Box
Olympus 90-250mm f/2.8 ED Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens
  • Front & Rear Lens Caps
  • Tripod Adapter
  • 105mm Protective Filter
  • Lens Pouch
  • User Manual
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Olympus 90-250mm f/2.8 Specs

    Performance
    Lens Mount Four Thirds
    Angle of View 14 to 5
    Minimum Focus Distance 8.2' / 2.5 m
    Maximum Magnification 0.08x
    Optical Design 17 Elements in 12 Groups
    Diaphragm Blades 9
    Physical
    Dimensions ( x L) 4.9 x 10.9" / 12.4 x 27.7 cm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 13.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.4 x 12.0 x 10.9"

    Olympus 90-250mm f/2.8 Reviews

    90-250mm f/2.8 ED Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 9.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding super long distance zoom I purchased this lens shortly before a trip to Hawaii. It is very large and requires its own carrying bag. It is heavy so a tripod is almost a must; I have occasionally used it freehand but more often with a tripod or monopod. It provides outstanding sharp photos at long distances; with the f2.8 stopping action (surfers; shore objects from a ship a mile or two off shore). I have used it at sporting events and have even used it for some astronomy work (great for the moon). It was perfect for several graduations. I generally use it with my E3 body, which makes the whole system very weather resistant; I have also used it with my older Evolt 500 body with equally impressive results.
    Date published: 2010-10-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nothing else comes close I use this for wildlife photos and had a great grizzly bear shoot here in B.C., Canada. Extremely sharp, great color, bokeh, and contrast. I shoot it wide open on my E3 and now my E5. I always use a monopod It is the lightest pro lens out there. I've been a Canon shooter for a few years and it's a great system but I just don't use it anymore. I may sell my 5D system since the results of my Oly system are so good. Remember it's always about the glass.
    Date published: 2011-02-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive sharpness and color I use this Super Telephoto mostly for sports such as soccer, baseball, football, swimming, and even volleyball. It has the perfect telephoto range for capturing action fairly close and sufficient zoom range to grab shots out on the field and it works great with the EC-14 1.4X Teleconverter. It is razor sharp if you know how to use it in whatever situation you are working but it does require a little getting used to. It focuses very fast even in low light even though it is not an SWD lens. It has the ability to render absolutely beautiful Bokeh and the color saturation is jaw dropping. It is fairly big but nowhere near as large as some of the Canon and Nikon big boys and it is actually light for the class it is in. You will need a Monopod at the very minimum if you plan to shoot for a while. The construction is as good as it gets and the lens handles well once you get accustomed to using it. As a news and sports photographer it is always with me and I would not want to be without it. This is one very good telephoto lens.
    Date published: 2012-06-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from NOTHING COMPARABLE I USED IT ON AN OLYMPUS STAGE IN BERGAMO (PADANIA). IT'S UNBELIVABLE. A BIT HEAVY BUT INCREDIBLY SHARP FOR A 180-500MM (135MM). GOOD SATURATION AND BALANCE. FAST FOCUS EVEN IN LOW LIGHT (WITH E3) AND IN VERTICAL POSITION I REALLY COULDN'T FIND SOMETHING BAD EXCEPT FOR THE WEIGHT.
    Date published: 2008-09-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from An amazing lens This lens is pricey, but less than the comparable Nikon 200-400; the same for its size and weight. But that's to be expected of a lens of this quality. I have only used it once since buying it, shooting egrets, herons, and osprey...I added a 1.4x extender and still shot at f/4. I hooked it up to my new EM-5 via the M4/3 adapter, and used it with a Wimberly sidekick. The sharpness is superb...I look forward to many hours of quality shooting.
    Date published: 2012-07-02
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Glass I used the 90-250 w/ 2x teleconverter (1000mm) to shoot Terry Fator and his puppets from a 150'. It yielded a great, super sharp bust shot for projecting on his show. However, it has communication issues with the Lumix GH4. Iris does not function correctly in manual mode. Needs firmware update on camera and/or lens.
    Date published: 2014-11-24
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not worth it Tried using it in low light for a figure skating competition. In terms of speed and sharpness, both the 35-100mm and the 300mm are better. Not even close. Save your money and get the 35-100mm and use the 1.4x converter or save up for the 300mm.
    Date published: 2010-11-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best lens that I own Although this len is very heavy, I LOVE IT.I use it every opportunity that I have. You have to use a good tripod, dont waste money on a cheap version, or at least a monopod.
    Date published: 2014-02-06
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    question

    is it compatable withe panasonic gh4
    Asked by: Anonymous
    No, the Olympus 90-250mm f/2.8 ED Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens would not directly fit onto the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 MIrrorless Digital Camera. The camera has a Micro Four Thirds lens mount, while the lens has the larger (standard) Four Thirds lens mount. To use the lens on the camera, you would have to purchase the Olympus MMF-3 Four Thirds Lens to Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount Adapter, B&H # OLMMF3.
    Answered by: Manzell L.
    Date published: 2018-08-27

    question

    Hello,is the lens hood LH-120B included?Thank you and best regards
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Yes, the Olympus LH-120B lens hood is included with the purchase of this lens.
    Answered by: Yos O.
    Date published: 2018-08-27
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