Olympus 150-400mm f4.5 Pro Review (vs Canon 800mm f5.6)

The Olympus 150-400mm f4.5 Pro is the largest and most expensive micro four thirds lens released to date. It was highly anticipated by wildlife professionals and enthusiasts before the official price cooled the hype. Has Olympus gone too far, or is this a “one of kind” lens that you won’t find elsewhere?

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Olympus 100-400mm vs Panasonic 100-400mm – The complete comparison

Over the past few years, Panasonic and Olympus have put in considerable effort to build a reliable and versatile system for wildlife photography. Today users have access a good range of products when it comes to both cameras and lenses.

Up until now, the two companies have managed to release lenses that complement one another without competing directly in terms of focal length, aperture and size. For example, Lumix has a 200mm 2.8 whereas Olympus went for a 300mm f/4.

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Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN vs Olympus M.Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 – The complete comparison

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The Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary is a fast telephoto prime lens designed for Sony E-mount and Micro Four Thirds mirrorless systems. It becomes the third 1.4 lens in the series, following the popular 30mm f/1.4 and 16mm f/1.4. With its 112mm coverage in Micro Four Thirds terms, it targets those in search of a fast yet affordable mid-telephoto prime for portraits, low-light work, travel and more.

One of the Sigma’s closest rivals is the Olympus M.Zuiko 75mm f/1.8. First released in 2012, it is a lens that many Micro Four Thirds users covet owing to its excellent optical quality and creamy bokeh. We ourselves have owned this lens for many years, and Mathieu often used it when he worked as an events photographer in Turin. For this reason, we were just as curious as many of our readers to see how this long-standing jewel in the Micro Four Thirds crowd would stand up against its latest opponent!

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Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN C vs Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 – The complete comparison

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A brand new addition to the mirrorless range of primes is the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary, a wide-angle lens with a bright f/1.4 aperture available for both Sony E and Micro Four Thirds mounts.For Sony APS-C users, it is the first 24mm lens (35mm equivalent) with a bright f/1.4 aperture for the system. In the case of Micro Four Thirds however, it joins an already ample number of bright aperture primes with similar focal lengths such as the Panasonic Leica 15mm f/1.7, Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.2 Pro and Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.8.

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