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Problem useing the zoom on Olympus 70-300mm Lense
No, but it appears that there is a bad tooth or something in the gear mechanism of the lens. Internal issue, hopefully over time it will "go away." Cross fingers and hope it does not get any worse. I would carefully shake the heck out of it to possibly dislodge what ever it is.
I have a 70-300 mm for my E-520. It is barely a
The lens is definitely faulty. Either return it to the retailer for an exchange/refund or send it to the manufacturer for a warranty repair. Of the options available, a warranty repair should be your absolute last choice.
Will the Zuiko 70 - 300mm f/4-5.6 ED lense fit my
Yes, no problem at all. The lens is a Four-Thirds mount and that's what your camera is designed to accept.
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The manual focus seems not to be continuous, as
What kind of device are we talking about here? Actually, it doesn't matter, since this type of problem almost always requires servicing. Servicing or buying a new camera is always a process you have to make the call on. Get an estimate from a camera shop, and go from there.
Zuiko 70-300mm lens focusing problem
Maybe its something you're not doing, LOL.
Look on the side of the lens. Most of the 70-300 macros have a slide switch. My Tamron, for instance, needs to be zoomed out to 300, then slide the switch to Macro and its ok. Look for the slide switch. You might also notice lines of a different color to denote Macro.
Some days it too tough to be smarter than the lens,
Blurred Images with Olympus E520
When operating any digital camera, the camera tries to capture the best focus and exposure for that particular scene. By pressing the shutter button half-way down, the focus and exposure is being set. There will be a green circle on the upper left hand corner of the screen, then your camera is ready to take the picture. Slowly depress the shutter the rest of the way down to take the picture.
I spoke to our local J&A Camera shop who gave me a short tuition on the lens.
Most of this I was aware of.
Thank you to J&A and yourselves.
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