Olympus has introduced the brand new M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 tremendous telephoto zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. That’s fairly a focal vary, equal to 24-400mm on 35mm.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200 F3.5-6.3 Lens Announced

If you possibly can solely deliver one lens on a shoot, you’ll be coated from vast to telephoto, and with present cameras performing properly at increased ISOs, you possibly can steadiness out the smaller aperture the additional you zoom in.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200 F3.5-6.3 Lens Announced

The lens incorporates a dustproof and splashproof building, ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating to cut back ghosts and flares whereas producing high-contrast photographs and weighs 455grams (1 lbs). It has a 7-blade aperture and makes use of 16 parts in 11 teams (3 Aspherical lenses, 2 Super ED lenses, 2 ED lenses, 1 Super HR lenses, 2 HR lens).

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200 F3.5-6.3 Lens Announced

For video taking pictures, the lens has an MSC (Movie and Still Compatible) mechanism, for quick, easy, quiet and correct auto-focusing. Olympus claims this produces quick taking pictures time lag, for much less missed photograph alternatives because of the autofocus lacking or not maintaining with a topic. This most certainly means the lens can be fly-by-wire.

The lens will retail for $899.99 USD and shall be accessible late March.

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200 F3.5-6.3 Lens Announced

Optional Accessories

 LC-72C Lens Cap ($14.99 USD): Equipped with a 72mm filter diameter that may be connected and eliminated with out the necessity to take away the lens hood.

LH-76B Lens Hood ($49.99 USD): Protects the lens and reduces pointless gentle coming into the lens when taking pictures in backlit situations.

LSC-0914 Lens Case ($31.99 USD): A pouch-style lens case that protects lenses with three-layer building. Lenses could be saved with the lens cap, safety filter and lens hoot (saved) connected.

ZUIKO PRF-ZD72 PRO Protection Filter ($79.99 USD): A lens filter outfitted with ZERO coating and blackened glass edges, used to suppress flares and ghosting brought on by reflections. The body consists of a satin end black aluminum. This filter can be appropriate with different lenses of a 72mm filter diameter

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200 F3.5-6.3 Lens Announced