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Old Mar 27, 2007, 10:40 AM   #1
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Hi,

I'm new to DSLR photography. My only exp is with P&S cameras. I recently purchased the E500 with the two-lenses kit (14-45 &40-150). I took theseon a recent trip to London and was really pleased with the results (even from a novice).I've been reading a lot of forums and other sites trying to learn. With my budget I would like to get the OM adapter and try finding some cheaper OM lenses. My question is, I've read that the 4/3 ZD lenses have a 2x equivalence to standard 35mm lenses. Is this a function of lens or camera? If I purchase an OM lense, will the 2x factor still apply? Example, if I purchase an OM 300mm lens, will this be 600mm equivalent when used on my E500?

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Old Mar 27, 2007, 10:55 AM   #2
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yes it still applies.
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Old Mar 27, 2007, 11:03 AM   #3
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It's great...I've gotten the equivalent of 2000mm with a 500mm lens and a 2x teleconverter.

You can learn more about using OM adapters here:
http://www.wrotniak.net/photo/oly-e/any-lens.html

While you're there make sure to click the "Other Articles" link for lots more useful info about the E-500.
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Old Mar 27, 2007, 11:17 AM   #4
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Thanks to you both for clarifying. I've been visiting the http://www.wrotniak.net/photo/ site a lot as many forums and threads link to it.
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