The Best Lenses for OM-System OM1 and the Great Tech Inside

The OM-System OM1 has hit the scene and brings with it a ton of great computational photography features. But no camera is anything without a good lens. Lucky for you, we’ve reviewed a ton of them. So we dove into our Reviews Index to find some of the best lenses for OM-System OM1. During our review, we tested a bunch of lenses with the camera. These are the ones we loved and that we think will do best from our own experience.

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Beautiful Colors. OM-System 12-40mm F2.8 PRO II First Impressions

It’s been nearly a decade since the original Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 PRO lens was announced and reviewed. Now, we’ve got the OM-System 12-40mm f2.8 PRO II. The new lens boasts an incredible weather sealing durability rating, a $999.99 price point, 20cm close focusing, and more. This is the standard lens for the OMDS system and we got to spend some time testing it before the announcement.

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You Need to Try This. OM System OM1 Review

I think the general consensus among the photo community was that Micro Four Thirds was probably done for when OM Digital Solutions (OMDS) split from Olympus. But in all honesty, it gave me more hope. Often I’ve spoken with Olympus reps who felt like they were held back from their true potential. With those restraints removed, the new OM System OM1 shows how the company is starting to blossom again. Emblazoned with the old Olympus logo on the front, it’s bound to cause confusion. But once you work with it and learn how it works, it’s going to be the most fun you’ve had with a camera in years.

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