An excellent lens producing excellent real world results. All lens designs are compromises and Olympus has done a good job balancing parameters and performance here. If you have a m4/3 camera, you spend more time taking and looking at photographs than pixels and charts, and you're looking for a 12mm f/2 prime, buy this one - you won't be disappointed.
Olympus 12mm f2 M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED (Silver)
- New Or Secondhand: New
- Fitting: Micro FourThirds
- Lens Type: Wide PRIME
- Filter Size: 46mm
Product code: 51984 (4545350036416)
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Wide Angle lens with fast aperture
The Olympus 12mm f2 M.Zuiko Digital ED lens is a 24mm equivilent lens that is ideal for Olympus PEN/OM-D camera users who enjoy getting landscapes, group-shots and wide portraits.
- Snapshot focus mechanism
- Versatile wide-angle fixed focal lens
- High-specification design with metal housing
- Ideal for capturing quality landscapes
- Superior image quality performance
- New advanced multi coating
- High-speed AF with MSC technology
Attractively packaged in a high-grade, sleek metallic body, this is the ideal lens for taking enviable wide-angle photos in a wide range of settings. Besides its suitability for shooting landscapes with optical clarity and precision, it can also be put to superb use in low light situations, as well as places where flashes or tripods are either not allowed or not practical.
Despite its compact size, it delivers sophisticated image quality and a maximum aperture of 1:2.0. Any fan of snapshot photography will also love this lens. It features a snapshot mechanism, which is activated simply by pulling the focusing ring back, with distance and depth of field indicators that allow users to focus without looking at the camera screen.
Another beneficial innovation is the ZERO (ZUIKO Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating, which halves distracting and unwanted reflections in shots compared to conventional coating.
For razor-sharp images at any time
Packed in a high‑grade, sleek metal body, this compact lens is ideal for taking enviable wide‑angle photos in low‑light conditions. It not only provides a snapshot mechanism, activated simply by pulling the focusing ring back, with distance and depth of field indicators - it also delivers sophisticated image quality paired with a maximum aperture of 1:2.0. The ZERO (ZUIKO Extra‑low Reflection Optical) coating halves distracting and unwanted reflections compared to conventional coating.
Easy scene photography
Shoot perfect photos even in locations where a tripod cannot be used thanks to this lens’s wide focal length of 12mm (24mm 35mm equiv.). And its large aperture of 1:2.0 lets you capture the moment even in dimly lit conditions without a flash.
Robust metal housing
With this masterpiece of craftsmanship, you know you have a high-end, well-designed precision instrument which can be used and appreciated for years to come. Its pleasing premium-quality metal finish perfectly matches the sophisticated design of the OM-D or PEN series.
Fast Focus Switch
Easily set your lens’s parameters at one go by sliding and rotating the Fast Focus Clutch. With this mechanism, you get quick pan-focus shooting in which both your subject and the background are in focus – making for fun, trouble-free shooting.
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