What are 75-300mm lenses good for?

Lightweight telephoto zoom This 4x telephoto zoom lens is ideal for the budget-conscious photographer with an interest in shooting sports, wildlife or portraiture. In common with other telephoto lenses, the EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III compresses perspective and allows the photographer to restrict depth of field.

What is Zuiko?

Zuiko (Japanese: ズイコー or 瑞光) is a brand of optical lenses made by Olympus Corporation that was used up to and into the Four Thirds system era.

Where are Zuiko lenses made?

The initial 12mm f2 Oly lenses were made in Japan. Current ones are made in China.

What is Olympus OM lens?

The system was introduced by Olympus in 1972. The range was designed by Yoshihisa Maitani, chief designer for Olympus, and his staff; OM stands for Olympus Maitani. The nucleus of the system was a series of compact bodies divided into an advanced series and a later consumer-oriented series.

What kind of lens is the Olympus Zuiko 75 300?

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75-300mm f/4.8-6.7 II Handling and features. This lens is extremely light weight, weighing only 430g, especially when you consider the telephoto reach it offers. The lens barrel is constructed from decent quality plastics and the lens mount is made of metal.

What is the Olympus 75-300mm Zuiko?

The Olympus 75-300mm ƒ/4.8-6.7 II M.Zuiko is an all-plastic lens, quite small given the design parameters of the Micro Four Thirds system. The lens is available in a semi-gloss black finish. The plastic filter threads take 58mm filters, and the body mount is metal.

How good is the Olympus 75mm lens?

As Olympus cameras have stabilisation built into the camera body, this will help to increase the usability of this lens. Sharpness delivered by this lens at 75mm and maximum aperture is outstanding across the frame. Stopping down the aperture actually results in a gradual reduction in clarity as the diffraction limit of the sensor is reached.

What is the best 300mm zoom for bird photography?

The M.Zuiko 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II performed unexpectedly well at the furthest zoom of 300mm. I was impressed with the amount of fine detail being captured, even zooming in to the birds at 100% magnification, I can see the well defined feathers.