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Recommendations for micro 4/3 non-olympus 75-300 or 100-300mm

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Have been researching for a new telephoto lens for my EM5...Have come across Panasonic's...Are there any other brands that I should look at?

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Re: Recommendations for micro 4/3 non-olympus 75-300 or 100-300mm

One of the big advantages of the mft system is the availability of adaptors to fit virtually any lens. The only problem with that is the added cost of an adaptor and the added weight of non Olympus lenses.

Being fully matched to the system Olympus Lenses tend to work better in focusing

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Re: Recommendations for micro 4/3 non-olympus 75-300 or 100-300mm

Thanks..undoubtedly good advice
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Re: Recommendations for micro 4/3 non-olympus 75-300 or 100-300mm

Panasonic telephoto lenses work well on Olympus bodies. The 100-400 is expensive but excellent. The 100-300 is a good alternative and cheaper.
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Re: Recommendations for micro 4/3 non-olympus 75-300 or 100-300mm

Thanks, David...Have been looking at the Panasonic 100-300 as a possible ��
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Re: Recommendations for micro 4/3 non-olympus 75-300 or 100-300mm

What's not to like about the Olympus 75-300?

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Re: Recommendations for micro 4/3 non-olympus 75-300 or 100-300mm

Cost? Perhaps
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Re: Recommendations for micro 4/3 non-olympus 75-300 or 100-300mm

The Panasonic 100-300, last time I looked, was more expensive; used examples I mean.

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Re: Recommendations for micro 4/3 non-olympus 75-300 or 100-300mm

Will investigate further....don't really want to start using adapters....
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Re: Recommendations for micro 4/3 non-olympus 75-300 or 100-300mm

Just to say I went for the Olympus 75-300.... Couldn't be happier ��

Thanks for everyone's input ����
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