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M.Zuiko Digital 12mm F2.0 Super Wide Prime Lens (For Pen Cameras) is the world's first depth of field scale with a fast aperture and super-wide prime lens in a compact system. Made for fast hyper focal shooting, it has quick-clutch manual focus ring that enables quick focus-free candid photography. This high-speed, 12mm focal-length, wide-angle lens is perfect for shooting high-quality, dramatic landscapes and street scenes in low-light conditions using f/2.0 aperture. The Movie-Still-Compatible (MSC) mechanism operates nearly silent focusing technology. It has a full-metal body and a snap ring that allows photographers to pan focus with a distance indicator. Featuring the ZERO (ZUIKO Extra‑low Reflection Optical) coating that lessens unwanted reflections in shots.
Product Features in Detail
Fast super-wide angle prime lens. Perfect for low light street photography, nature & urban landscapes
A fast aperture super-wide prime lens with the world's first depth of field scale in a compact system camera lens. Designed for rapid hyperfocal shooting, its quick-clutch manual focus ring enables quick focus-free candid or reportage photography. MSC drive technology assures super-fast and quiet autofocusing. Olympus introduces its revolutionary new ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) multicoating with this new high performance lens for maximum shooting confidence in challenging contra-jour lighting conditions. An all metal barrel design provides durability and a premium build quality.
The 12mm, the Architectural & Landscape Photographer's Delight
Pro grade super high performance wide-angle prime with a no-compromise optical design. It's super-bright aperture allows for more light to be captured even in lower light environments. Dual Super Aspherical (DSA), Extra-Low Dispersion (ED), and Super High Refractive index (Super HR) glass elements ensure that clarity is maintained at all apertures. Engraved depth of field scale with quick-clutch manual focus mechanism for hyperfocal photography All metal barrel and focusing ring MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) mechanism for fast and quiet autofocusing.
High Performance Optics & Fast Silent Focusing
Twin DSA (Dual Super Aspherical), Aspherical, Extra Low Dispersion & HR lens elements all combine to make the M.Zuiko Digital 12mm F2.0 Super Wide Prime Lens a high performing yet small and compact wide angle lens. MSC focusing technology allows for a near silent focusing experience when shooting both stills and video. A locking mechanism allows for ease of use when the lens is being used.
Get exceptional imaging performance in a compact size lens
The M.Zuiko Digital 12mm F2.0 Super Wide Prime Lens is packed with high performance of a bigger lens into a sleek, compact design. This high-grade lens has an impressively high refractive index, ensuring exceptional spherical aberration correction capability. Despite the lens's compact design, outstanding resolving power offers stunning image quality with high contrast and high precision across the whole image area from the open aperture of f/4.
With fast f/4 aperture for attractive bokeh and low light excellence
The fast aperture of the M.Zuiko Digital 12mm F2.0 Super Wide Prime Lens offers you total control of depth of field and is an outstanding lens to create images with beautiful bokeh. Whatever subjects you shoot, discover what the depth of field control of this lens can do for your photography. We’ve all experienced how difficult it is to take blur-free pictures when shooting under dimly-lit conditions without a tripod and flash.
High speed AF
What's more it isn't overly complicated for anyone to create such attention-drawing effects, and the M.Zuiko Digital 12mm F2.0 Super Wide Prime Lens will undoubtedly hold appeal for people wanting to achieve more professional looking photographs of everything. The lens also delivers high speed auto focusing, which will delight both stills photographers and videographers or movie-makers equally. The AF benefits from the internal focusing mechanism used for conventional interchangeable lenses being improved by incorporating a screw drive mechanism – a metal shaft finished with sub-micron precision – instead of gears that cause noise. High precision plastics also ensure a quick, smooth, silent and moreover accurate AF drive.
Great results at any conditions and situations
The Olympus M.Zuiko 9-18mm F4-5.6 Ultra Wide Zoom isn’t just the ideal lens to fit for low light shooting as well as being very convenient to carry; it’s truly multipurpose, coming up trumps in a variety of shooting conditions – good and bad. This is because the lens design thoroughly eliminates chromatic aberration, ghosting and flare so users won’t get unwanted reflections even when shooting in sunnier climes.
Stylish housing with a textured metallic finish
This lens looks and feels as good as it performs optically. The quality metallic outer finish provides a comfortable, pleasing texture and the feeling of long-lasting solidity and a classic look appropriate for a true precision instrument.
|Focal Length||Focal length||12mm|
|Focal length (equiv. 35mm)||24mm|
|Lens Construction||Lens configuration||11 elements / 8 groups|
|DSA lens elements||1|
|Aspherical glass elements||1|
|ED lens elements||1|
|Super HR elements||1|
|Lens mechanism||Inner focus with screw drive mechanism|
|Angle of view||84°|
|Closest focusing distance||0.2m|
|Maximum image magnification||0.08x (Micro Four Thirds) / 0.16x (35mm format)|
|Aperture||Number of aperture blades||7 Circular aperture diaphragm for natural background blurring|
|Dimensions||56mm Ø, 43mm|
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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 12mm F2.0 Super Wide Prime Lens (For Pen Cameras)
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12 Months Warranty from Olympus Australia