Olympus OM-2n 35mm Film SLR Camera with Olympus Zuiko 50mm F 1.8 Fast Prime Lens - with Batteries
Here we have a nice condition Olympus OM-2n 35mm film SLR camera with Olympus Zuiko 50mm F/1.8 fast prime lens.
This camera is being sold at a massive discount because, while the light meter and autoexposure systems are working correctly, the swing needle in the viewfinder that shows the light meter readings is not physically moving. Light meter readings are not shown, even though the autoexposure system is selecting shutter speeds based on this reading. We believe the needle is simply stuck. Also, there are minor specks or blemishes in the lens. Other than these two problems, the camera functions beautfully and the below description is accurate.
This camera is in excellent condition, showing only minimal signs of its age. It is fully functional, and comes with a new battery installed. Film compartment, battery compartment, viewfinder, and mirror box are all clean and without corrosion or debris or damage.
The lens is very nice cosmetically and mechanically perfect. There is only minimal internal dust commensurate with gear of this age, and the glass elements suffer no ailments. The lens is free of marring or fungus. It features clean filter threads, and a clean lens mount. The aperture blades are quick and snappy, free of oil with minimal signs of use. The focus ring spins with perfectly weighted fluidity and the aperture ring clicks with mechanical precision.
The OM2n offers shooting in both Manual mode and Aperture Priority mode by simply flicking a selector lever. It's a full-featured machine that will handle anything any photographer will ask of it, while being able to accommodate those who are more interested in just pointing and shooting.
The metering system of the OM2n works amazingly well, metering off the film in more than one location, resulting in perfectly exposed shots when shooting in Automatic mode. Convenient exposure compensation dial lets the photographer shoot in Automatic mode while still retaining a +/- 2 stops of exposure control for artistic and technical shooting.
The 50mm Zuiko lens is a perfect focal length for standard and general purpose photography, snapshots, action shooting, street photography, and portraits. The fast aperture of F/1.8 allows the shooter to create amazing bokeh when shot wide open, yielding excellent subject isolation, shallow depth of field, and those beautiful blurry ball of light we all love. Stop the lens down to smaller apertures and the optics sharpen up immediately, creating pinpoint precise images with super fine resolution.
This is just a fantastic machine for someone who's serious about creating excellent photos, or for those just starting out on the journey to photographic bliss.
The camera will be packaged securely and shipped immediately.