Olympus Announced the 17mm f/1.8 M.ZUIKO Wide-Angle Lens for Micro Four Thirds Mount

B&H Photo Video is pleased to share with photo enthusiasts the release of the latest Olympus 17mm f/1.8 M.ZUIKO wide-angle lens for Micro Four Thirds mount.

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Olympus 17mm f/1.8 lens

Olympus 17mm f/1.8 Wide Angle Lens

B&H Photo Video is pleased to share with photo enthusiasts the release of the latest Olympus 17mm f/1.8 M.ZUIKO wide-angle lens for Micro Four Thirds mount.

NYC, NY (PRWEB) November 15, 2012

B&H Photo Video is pleased to share with photo enthusiasts the release of the latest Olympus 17mm f/1.8 M.ZUIKO wide-angle lens for Micro Four Thirds mount.

The 17mm f/1.8 M.ZUIKO Wide-Angle Lens for Micro Four Thirds Mount from Olympus is an all-metal 17mm prime lens designed for the Olympus line of micro four thirds cameras such as the E-PM2 and E-PL5 digital cameras. Its focal length is equivalent to 34mm in the 35mm format and its minimum focusing distance is 9.8" (25 cm). It is a very bright, fast lens ideal for everyday photography as well as street photography in which fast shutter speeds and sufficient light intake is important. Of course, with a wide maximum aperture of f/1.8, this is a fine lens for low-light photography and hand-held portraiture.

The Olympus 17mm f/1.8 lens features Movie and Still Compatible (MSC) autofocus which provides fast focusing for stills work and runs smooth and quiet, important when shooting video. The lens barrel has a snap-back ring which allows for manual focus control. Distance and depth-of-field scales for manual control are also easily viewable on the lens barrel. Four aspherical lens elements, including two dual side aspheric elements reduce aberration and provide sharp imaging.

Product Highlights

  • Fast 17mm Wide-Angle Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8-22
  • Snap Ring Manual Focus Control
  • Movie & Stills Compatible (MSC) AF
  • Distance and DOF Indicators
  • Dual Side Aspheric Elements

Read and learn more on the Olympus 17mm f/1.8 M.ZUIKO wide-angle lens for Micro Four Thirds mount at BH InDepth

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