Olympus M.Zuiko ED 12-100mm f/4 IS Pro Lens Black (Retail Packing)
- Brand Name: Olympus
- Condition: New (Factory Sealed)
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- A versatile zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras, offering a 24-200mm equivalent focal range.
- Featuring a constant maximum aperture of f/4 throughout the zoom range, which enables consistent exposure settings and low-light shooting.
- Featuring an optical image stabilizer that provides up to 6.5 stops of shake correction, which can work in sync with the in-body stabilization of Olympus cameras for even better results.
- Comprised of 17 elements arranged in 11 groups, including one DSA (Dual Super Aspherical) element, three aspherical elements, five ED (Extra-low Dispersion) elements, two Super HR (High Refractive Index) elements and one HR element, as well as a Z Coating Nano to reduce flare and ghosting.
- Featuring a weather-resistant construction with dust-proof, splash-proof and freeze-proof design.
- It delivers excellent image quality, with superb sharpness across the frame and throughout the zoom range, especially at the centre.
- It has very low levels of chromatic aberrations, distortion and vignetting, thanks to the optical design and in-camera corrections.
- It produces smooth and pleasing bokeh, thanks to the f/4 aperture and the seven-blade circular diaphragm.
- It has good resistance to flare and ghosting, thanks to the Z Coating Nano and the petal lens hood.
- It has a high standard of build quality, fully living up to the Pro designation that Olympus have given it.
- It is relatively compact and lightweight for a superzoom lens, weighing 561g (19.8oz) and measuring 116.5mm (4.6in) in length.
- It is weather sealed, with a metal lens mount and rubber seals around the mount and the lens barrel.
- It comes with a petal lens hood that bayonets firmly into position.
- It offers a close minimum focusing distance of 0.15m (5.9in) at 12mm or 0.45m (17.7in) at 100mm with a maximum magnification of 0.3x (0.6x equivalent) at 12mm or 0.21x (0.42x equivalent) at 100mm, making it suitable for close-up photography.
- It has an L-Fn button on the lens barrel, which can be customized to perform various functions such as AF stop or focus limiter.
- It has an ergonomic design, with a large zoom ring, a responsive focus ring and a manual focus clutch mechanism that allows instant switching between autofocus and manual focus modes.