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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime (For OM-D & PEN Cameras)
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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime (For OM-D & PEN Cameras) $479.00  Please call

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Product Summary

  • Aperture of f/1.8
  • Focal length of 45mm
  • Movie-Still-Compatible (MSC) mechanism
  • Silent autofocus
  • Interchangeable decoration rings 
  • Extra High Refractive Index (E-HR) elements 
  • Metallic exterior
  • 2 Years Genuine Warranty with Olympus Australia

M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime is a high-performance portrait lens that features a bright aperture of f/1.8 and a focal length of 45mm. It is built with Movie-Still-Compatible (MSC) mechanism that provides high-speed and silent autofocus.  Its shallow depth of field makes at fully open aperture enabling portrait pictures with razor sharp focus of the subject with soft, beautiful defocusing. The lens is packaged in a compact body with a metallic exterior with interchangeable decoration rings to match the colour of different PEN cameras. It uses two Extra High Refractive Index (E-HR) elements ensuring maintained optical clarity throughout the aperture range.

Product Features in Detail

Olympus' portrait lens. It delivers a great combination of pleasent background blur and optical clarity.
A high-performance portrait lens with a bright f1.8 aperture. MSC drive technology provides high-speed and silent autofocus.  The shallow depth of field at open aperture enables portrait pictures with razor sharp focus and soft, beautiful defocusing.

The 45mm - The Perfect Entry into Portraits
The 45mm has a wide f1.8 aperture and extremely high performance optical design optimised for razor sharp images when used wide open with superbly smooth defocus characteristics.  The sophisticated metallic-style finish and MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) mechanism that enables fast and quiet autofocusing adds to the overall excellence in design of this lens.

High Performance Optics With Fast Silent Focusing
The 45mm utilises two Extra High Refractive Index (E-HR) elements ensuring that optical clarity is maintained throughout the aperture range.   A circular aperture diaphram means that out of focus areas are smoothly blurred.  A perfect compliment to this outstanding portrait lens.

Get exceptional imaging performance in a compact size lens
The M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime 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/1.8.

With fast f/4 aperture for attractive bokeh and low light excellence
The fast aperture of the M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime 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 45mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime 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 Digital 45mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime 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.

Perfect for Everyday Photography
The new M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime standard high-image quality lens features a bright aperture value of F1.8, and focal length of 90mm (35mm equivalent) in a compact, lightweight form. Because this lens provides an angle of view that is close to a natural field of view seen by the naked eye, this is the perfect everyday lens for snapshots, portraits, and landscapes. The large F1.8 aperture of this lens will offer beautiful defocusing effects, as well as reducing subject blur in dark indoor shots for more enjoyable shooting, making this the perfect first interchangeable lens. 

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.

Included in the Box
     Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime (For Pen Cameras)
     LC‑37B Lens Cap
     Micro Four Thirds lens rear cap (LR-2)
     Decoration Ring (DR-40)
     Operating Instructions
     12 Months Warranty from Olympus Australia

Warranty Information
     This Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 Telephoto Prime (For Pen Cameras) product comes with 12 Months Warranty from Olympus Australia.
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty. 
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.


Tech Specs

Focal Length
Focal length 45mm
Focal length (equiv. 35mm) 90mm
Lens Construction
Lens configuration 9 elements / 8 groups
E-HR elements 2
Lens mechanism Inner focus with screw drive mechanism
Angle of view 27°
Closest focusing distance 0.5m
Maximum image magnification 0.11x (Micro Four Thirds) / 0.22x (35mm format)
Number of aperture blades 7 Circular aperture diaphragm for natural background blurring
Maximum aperture 01:01.8
Minimum aperture 1:22
Filter diamater 37mm
Dimensions 56mm Ø, 46mm
Weight 116g



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