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.
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.
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).
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.
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