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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