Earlier today Olympus announced to new lenses (along with a limited edition Titanium OM-D E-M5 II and firmware update for both the OM-D E-M5 II and the E-M1). Photographer Mathieu Gasquet from the website mirrorlessons had a chance to play with both lenses and give his early impressions.
Olympus has two new fast ultra wide angle lenses from its pro line. The join a growing list of high quality lenses currently available for the micro 4/3 mount. Here are some details about the two lenses:
M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 Pro
- Focal length: 7-14mm (14-28mm equivalent on a full frame sensor).
- Aperture f/2.8-f/22.
- Metal mount.
- Construction – 14 elements in 11 groups (including 2 aspherical ED, 1 DSL, 1 aspherical, 3 super ED, 1 ED, 2 HR lenses).
- Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm.
- Minimum Focus Distance: 20cm.
- Max magnification: 1:9.
- Length – 106mm.
- Weight – 534 grams.
- Price: $1300.
A faster ultra-wide – M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 Pro
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye Pro
- Focal length: 8mm (16mm equivalent on a full frame sensor).
- Aperture f/1.8-f/22.
- Metal mount.
- Construction – 17 elements in 15 groups (including 1 aspherical, 3 super ED, 2 ED, 1 super HR, 2 HR lenses).
- Minimum Focus Distance: 12cm.
- Max magnification: 1:5.
- Length – 80mm.
- Weight – 314 grams.
- Price: $1000.
The fastest fish eye around -M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye Pro
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