Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8 Review

July 24, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Half rating star

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Reviews of the Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8 from around the web.

slrgear.com »

The Olympus 17mm ƒ/1.8 m.Zuiko Digital was released in Decmeber 2012. The lens is designed to fit the micro four-thirds mount, and will not mount on standard four-thirds bodies. As a four-thirds lens, it produces an equivalent field of view of approximately 34mm. It does not ship with its circular LH-48B lens hood - this optional accessory will run you around $70. The lens takes 46mm filters, and is available now for approximately $500.
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lenstip.com »

During the Photokina 2012 fair Olympus officially presented several new lenses and announced they had been working on a 17 mm f/1.8 model. It seems designing and producing it was easy because already on the 15 November, less than two months after the fair, that lens was officially launched. What’s more, with that launch several editorial offices got the final specimens of that lens which made it possible to publish sample shots and performing first tests pretty quickly.
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ephotozine.com »

This premium compact wide angle lens sports a fast f/1.8 maximum aperture and is compatible with all Micro Four Thirds cameras. The lens provides a field of view roughly equivalent to a 34mm lens used on a 35mm camera and costs around £440.
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