Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 45mm f/1.8 Review

December 14, 2011 | 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 45mm f/1.8 from around the web.

ephotozine.com »

This medium telephoto optic for Micro Four Thirds compatible cameras sports a fast maximum aperture of f/1.8, internal silent focusing and a low price of around £250. Panasonic's 45mm f/2.8 Macro Leica D Vario Elmar lens may be a suitable equivalent. Although it only has a maximum aperture of f/2.8 and costs around £600, it has the extra flexibility of closer macro focusing.
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slrgear.com »

Announced in the summer of 2011 and released in the autumn, the Olympus 45mm ƒ/1.8 m.Zuiko is a fast telephoto prime designed for the PEN series of digital camera. With its 2x crop factor, the equivalent field of view is 90mm, offering the opportunity for portrait shooting with a very thin depth of field.
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lenstip.com »

The Micro 4/3 system, due to the Olympus and Panasonic cooperation, has been developing very fast; so fast that currently we have over 20 original system lenses with a whole variety of parameters at our disposal. Some of the newest ones are two new fixed-focal Olympus devices, which were presented 30 June 2011. We think here about the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 12 mm f/2.0 ED and the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45 mm f/1.8. The first has already been tested by us, now the time has come for the second one.
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