Zuiko Digital ED 14-35mm F2.0 SWD Review

May 20, 2009 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | |

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Zuiko Digital ED 14-35mm F2.0 SWD from around the web.

ppmag.com »

The Zuiko Digital ED 14-35mm f/2.0 SWD is part of Olympus’ new Super High Grade (SHG) lens system aimed at professional photographers and featuring advanced optical/precision technology and crisp, fast auto-focus. The family of Supersonic Wave Drive (SWD) lenses sport a “platinum” (blue) barrel stripe and are compatible with any Four Thirds System camera but are optimized and achieve highest autofocus speeds when used with the Olympus E-3 professional DSLR, which I used to test the lens. SWD lenses have large maximum apertures, making them ideal for available-light photography at weddings and other candid events and are splash proof if you get caught in an unexpected shower.
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fourthirds-user.com »

The brand new and rather exotic Olympus Digital Zuiko 14-35mm f/2.0 has just arrived at the FTU office for testing. We've scrambled together a gallery of a dozen images for your perusal; you can download either un-edited in-camera JPEG or RAW files for your evaluation. All the JPEGs were taken with noise filtering on our E-3 set to standard mode, so for optimal examination of the sharpness of the images, you'd probably want to examine the RAW files.
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