Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 Pro Review

February 17, 2020 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Half rating star

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Reviews of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 Pro from around the web.

thephoblographer.com »

You may be wondering why I’m channeling a WeeGee quote around the Olympus 12-45mm f4 PRO review. The reason why is because of the depth of field. Wide-open at f4, this lens has the equivalent depth of field of a full-frame lens at f8. However, it has the light-gathering abilities of f4. So with that said, a photographer can go around and shoot at an f8 equivalent and get lots of great moments perfectly in focus.
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digitaltrends.com »

Taking the mirror out of the camera creates a smaller body, but with lenses, there’s nothing to remove to create smaller optics. While some brands have been able to shave off a few ounces, lenses still fall far behind in portability. The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 Pro, however, is both the most compact and lightest out of any lens in this class.
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robinwong.blogspot.com »

While the existing 12-40mm and 12-100mm PRO lenses are not monstrously huge in size, they are not exactly small and truly compact either. To match smaller Olympus camera bodies such as E-M10 Mark III and E-M5 Mark III, the new smaller, lighter and more compact design of 12-45mm F4 PRO is a better suited lens. If the goal is to truly keep the footprint as minimal as possible, the 12-45mm surely accomplishes this goal.
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