Dating zuiko lenses
Professional and advanced-amateur demand for the high-end models continued, and they were produced until 2002, along with the consumer-grade OM-2000.
The Olympus OM-1 was a manually-operated 35 mm single-lens reflex camera forming the basis of the OM system in 1972.
The range was designed by Yoshihisa Maitani, chief designer for Olympus, and his staff.
Pro lenses, with their ball park ranges according to the new lens roadmap map, are as follows: • Wide Zoom Lens (9-30mm) • Standard Zoom Lens (10-40mm) • Telephoto Zoom Lens (48-210mm) • Telephoto Zoom Lens (60-250mm) • Bright Prime Lenses (ranges from 10mm to 60mm, supporting long-running rumors that the M.
Zuiko 12mm f/2 is due an update) Non-Pro Zuiko lenses on the new road map are as follows:• High Magnification Zoom Lens – Olympus M.
Zuiko 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 • Super Telephoto Zoom Lens (95-400mm)The ratio of Pro to standard lenses being announced, along with the positioning of the E-M1X, tells you that Olympus is aiming squarely at professionals.
As noted by Canon's CEO, smartphones are eroding the digital camera market and Canon is responding by shifting focus to corporate customers.
Olympus produced a wide variety of OM camera models over the years. Cameras with single-digit model numbers were the 'professional' series, optimized for more advanced features and durability.