Olympus announced the release of their ultra fast 75mm F1.8 lens some weeks ago but delivery won’t occur before mid/end July. However some real live samples of this lens do start to show up and lens performance seems to be staggering. The 75mm F1.8 lens for Micro Four Thirds Compact System Cameras promises to be one of the sharpest lens in market and according to samples it does seem to be able to deliver.
Sample photos of the 75mm F1.8 lens posted at clubsnap:
And some more sample photos of the Olympus 75mm F1.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Compact System Cameras at yatomi.
Specifications of the Olympus 75mm F1.8 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Compact System Cameras:
|35mm EquivalentFocal Length||150mm|
|Angle of view||16°|
|Number of lens elements||10 elements in 9 groups|
|Number of iris diaphragms||9 blades with round shape|
|Minimum focus distance||0.84m|
|Filter thread size||58mm|
|Optional Accessories||• LC-61 Metal lens cap
• LH-61F Metal hood with thumb-screw fitting
• LSC-0918 Lens Case
|Dimensions||63.5mm diameter x 69.5mm length|
|Lens Mount||Micro Four Thirds|
The photo samples do look very promising and if it holds up the 75mm F1.8 Lens made by Olympus can become a serious contender to be one of the best lens in Micro Four Thirds world for both portrait and short tele photos.