Olympus E-30 digital camera resource



Olympus E-30
Last update: Feb. 2nd, 2012
Feb. 2nd: Lenses section updated






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Technical data and reference manuals


 



 

Reviews and previews






Sample images






 
 

RAW file format



 



 

Memory cards

 
 

 
 
 

Firmware









 

Chromatic aberrations / Purple fringing


  





 

Accessories

 
 
 




BLM-1 battery and cheaper 3rd party alternatives




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Infrared photography with the Olympus E-30





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Lenses


Description
Brand
Focal length in mm
(multiply by 2 to get
35mm equivalence)

Max Aperture
Weight
(grams)
Filter thread
(in mm)
ED 8mm Fisheye
Olympus
8
F3.5
455
Not available
ED 7-14mm
rectilinear ultra wide angle
Olympus 7-14 F4 780
Not available, filters cannot be screwed on
ED 9-18mm 1:4.0-5.6
Olympus
9-18
F4-5.6
280
72
EX DC HSM 10-20
Sigma
10-20
F4-5.6
470
77
11-22mm wide angle
Olympus 11-22 F2.8-3.5 485
72


Description
Brand
Focal length in mm
(multiply by 2 to get
35mm equivalence)

Max Aperture
Weight
(grams)
Filter thread
(in mm)
ED 12-60mm 1:2.8-4.0 SWD
 Olympus
12-60 F2.8-4.0 575
72
ED 14-35mm 1:2.0 SWD Olympus 14-35
F2.0
915
77
ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6
Olympus
14-42
F3.5-5.6 190
58
14-45mm 1:3.5-5.6
Olympus 14-45 F3.5-5.6 285
58
D Vario-Elmarit Leica
14-50
F2.8-3.5 490
72
D Vario-Elmar Leica
14-50
F3.8-5.6
434
67
14-54mm 1:2.8-3.5
Olympus 14-54 F2.8-3.5 435
67
14-54 ZD II 1:2.8-3.5
Olympus
14-54
F2.8-3.5 435
67
17.5-45mm 1:3.5-5.6
Olympus
17.5-45
F3.5-5.6
210 52
Standard zoom
Sigma 18-50 F3.5-5.6 250
58
18-50mm F2.8 EX DC
Sigma
18-50
F2.8 (over the entire range)
525
72
Extended zoom
Sigma 18-125 F3.5-5.6 385
62


Description
Brand
Focal length in mm
(multiply by 2 to get
35mm equivalence)

Max Aperture
Weight
(grams)
Filter thread
(in mm)
D Vario-Elmar Leica
14-150 F3.5-5.6 520
72
Extended zoom
Sigma 18-125 F3.5-5.6 385
62
ED 18-180mm 1:3.5-6.3 Olympus 18-180 F3.5-6.3 440
62


Description
Brand
Focal length in mm
(multiply by 2 to get
35mm equivalence)

Max Aperture
Weight
(grams)
Filter thread
(in mm)
ED 35-100mm 1:2.0
Olympus
35-100
F2
1650
77
40-150mm 1:3.5-4.5
Olympus 40-150 F3.5-4.5 425
58
ED 40-150mm F4.0-5.6
Olympus 40-150
F4.0-5.6
220
58
ED 50-200mm 1:2.8-3.5
Olympus 50-200 F2.8-3.5 1070
67
ED 50-200mm 1:2.8-3.5 SWD Olympus 50-200 F2.8-3.5 995
67
ED 90-250mm 1:2.8
Olympus 90-250
F2.8
3270
105
ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6
Olympus 70-300
F4.0-5.6
620
58
55-200mm telephoto
Sigma 55-200 F4-5.6 310
55
Apo 70-200 II EX DG Macro HSM
Sigma
70-200
F2.8
1370
77
APO 135-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG
Sigma
135-400
F4.5-5.6 1245
77
50-500mm f/4-6.3 EX DG HSM
Sigma
50-500
F4-6.3
1830
86
APO 300-800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM
Sigma
300-800
F5.6
5880
46mm (drop-in type)


Description
Brand
Focal length in mm
(multiply by 2 to get
35mm equivalence)

Max Aperture
Weight
(grams)
Filter thread
(in mm)
24mm F1.8 EX DG Aspherical Macro
Sigma
24
F1.8
485
77
25mm 1:2.8 Pancake
Olympus
25
F2.8
95
43
D Summilux 25mm
Leica
25
F1.4
510
62
30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM
Sigma
30
F1.4
410
62
35mm 1:3.5 Macro
Olympus
35
F3.5
165
52
ED 50mm 1:2.0 Macro Olympus 50 F2
300
52
50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM
Sigma
50
F1.4
505
77
Macro 105mm F2.8 EX DG
Sigma
105
F2.8
470
58
APO Macro 150mm F2.8 EX DG HSM
Sigma
150
F2.8
920
72
ED 150mm 1:2.0
Olympus 150 F2
1610
82
ED 300mm 1:2.8
Olympus 300 F2.8 3290
Excl. drop-in filter


Description
Brand
Description
EC 20
Olympus
Teleconverter 2.0x
EX-25
Olympus
Extension Tube for double magnification
EC-14 Olympus 1.4x teleconverter
OM adapter
Olympus Adapter to connect OM lenses to 4/3 mount






 

External flash









Underwater Photography


 


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Data recovery


 
 



 
 

Noise reduction


 
 
 

Exposure information data (EXIF)



 
 
 

Panorama shots

 
 
 
 
 

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Astrophotography with the Olympus E-30


 
 
 


 

Links


 


 


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