Old 18-03-2013, 09:52 PM
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Olympus OM lenses on Canon DSLR

Anyone here using OM lenses on their Canon DLSR?

I've only just discovered this is possible so I'm considering a couple of OM primes for use with my 30D on the Polarie.

Wish I hadn't sold my OM kit to Unipol a few years back!


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Old 19-03-2013, 12:59 AM
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I use various Zuiko lenses with both my Canon 450 & modded 1000D.
They work very well for me for spectroscopy.
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Old 19-03-2013, 01:19 AM
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I've not used Olympus lenses but have been using Pentax prime lenses on my Canon bodies for years. Works great and there's some realy good old glass out there.
Infact, using old manual lenses on digital bodies is so popular now that the old lenses (still haven't got everything I want) are now going for up to 20 times the price I was finding them for over a decade ago(was collecting for my film body at the time). Oh well

According to the chart at this page(half way down) the Olympus OM lenses have a 46mm back focus which means you can achieve infinity focus with an EOS body(44mm) with an adaptor.

I say go for it.
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