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Old Feb 21, 2012, 7:41 PM   #1
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Default looking for help with OM 50mm 1.8 on E520

Hi Everyone,

I am new and this is my first post. I am a beginner.

I recently acquired an OM 50mm F1.8 lens and adapter and was experimenting with my Olympus E520. I used AP mode and manual focus: I use the screen with 7x magnification to focus. I discovered my pictures being very grainy at ISO400 in door and even at ISO 100 outdoor. I tried F1.8 to F8.0 but things were not improving.

Here are a couple examples.



Please advise me what I might have done wrong.



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Old Feb 21, 2012, 8:20 PM   #2
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? For some reason I can not see your photos on my computer.

I have several legacy OM lens that I use from time to time.
Here is a legacy 50mm at ISO 400 at f2.8 that I found
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Old Feb 21, 2012, 9:30 PM   #3
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Sorry. How do I post pictures?

Here are the links:


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