- maximum aperture of f/4.0
- focal length of 70mm
- 4.3x super-telephoto lens
- 1.2m min focusing distance
- extra low dispersion lens elements
- Multi coated
The new Olympus Zuiko Digital 70-300mm is a Super Telephoto zoom lens with unmatched image quality and price-performance. Having a maximum aperture of f/4.0, 1.2m min focusing distance, and a focal length of 70mm, this extreme telephoto lens brings 4.3x zoom power up to a focal length equivalent of 300mm (600mm on a 35mm camera system). Its extra low dispersion lens elements and multi coated construction guarantees crisp and well saturated images throughout the entire zoom range from wide angle all the way through full telephoto.
Product Features in Detail
Equivalent of 300mm (600mm on a 35mm camera system)
Designed for the specific demands of digital photography, this extreme telephoto lens delivers 4.28x zoom power - up to a phenomenal focal length equivalent of 300mm (600mm on a 35mm camera system).
Despite such high-performance attributes, this ultra-compact model only weighs in at around half as much as its competition. This makes it the ideal travel lens to accompany any Four Thirds Standard digital SLR.
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
A bestselling super-telephoto zoom lens. With the equivalent maximum zoom reach of a 600mm film format lens, this lens has been designed to be compact for handheld shooting and is ideal for far distance action, sport, nature and wildlife photography.
High performance optics in the smallest form factor
The 70-300 utilises extra low dispersion lens elements in its design. This ensures that images are crisp and well saturated throughout the entire zoom range from wide angle all the way through to full telephoto.
The smallest 600mm equivalent DSLR lens in the world
The sensational Olympus Zuiko Digital 70-300mm is a Super Telephoto zoom lens with unparalleled price-performance and imaging quality. With the maximum zoom reach of a 600mm lens (35mm film format), it has been designed to be compact for handheld shooting and is an ideal lens for far distance action, sport, nature and wildlife photography. Weighing at just 620g, the 70-300mm lens incorporates glass components found in Olympus' pro and super pro lenses. It additionally offers excellent tele-macro capability, with life-size reproduction that's equivalent to 1:1 magnification on conventional film SLRs. A superbly affordable price brings the world of super telephoto photography well within the reach of enthusiasts and hobbyists needing an extremely long zoom lens.
ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens elements
Covering field of view to 600mm (35mm equivalent), this high mobility super-telephoto zoom lens weighs only 620 grams. Also, this lens incorporates three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens elements to offer sharper, higher-contrast imaging performance.
1x magnification (35mm equivalent)
Furthermore, 1x magnification (35mm equivalent) tele-macro photography is capable. Thanks to Four-Thirds system, the lens offers a lot of the footwork out of both super-telephoto and macro photography world.
Directly compatible with E-System cameras
Compatible with Micro Four Thirds digital cameras (PEN\OM-D) through use of the MMF-2 or MMF-3 (Four Thirds Lens Adapter to Micro Four Thirds Lens Adapter). The MMF-3 is dust and splash proof for use with that type of lens on a dust and splash proof body. Note, AF performance may diminish as compared to being on an E-System body.
Included in the Box
Olympus 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 Telephoto Zoom Lens
LC-58C Lens Cap
LH-61E Lens Hood
LR-1 Lens Rear Cap
12 months warranty with Olympus Australia
This Olympus 70-300mm f4.0-5.6 Telephoto Zoom Lens comes with 12 months warranty with Olympus Australia.
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Focal Length Focal length 70mm - 300mm Focal length (equiv. 35mm) 140mm - 600mm Lens Construction Lens configuration 14 elements / 10 groups ED lens elements 3 Lens mechanism Inner focus with floating mechanism Angle of view 18 - 4.1° Closest focusing distance 0.96m Note: 1.2m when using AF Maximum image magnification 0.5x (Four Thirds) / 1x (35mm format) Aperture Number of aperture blades 9 Circular aperture diaphragm for natural background blurring Maximum aperture 1:4.0 (wide) / 1:5.6 (tele) Minimum aperture 1:22 Dimensions Filter diamater 58mm Dimensions 80mm Ø, 127mm Weight 620g Compatibility Compatible to Tele Converter EC-20 Yes Compatible to Tele Converter EC-14 Yes Compatible to Extension Tube EX-25 Yes maximum image magnification: 0.66x
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