Olympus 12mm f/2 lens for Micro Four Thirds

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I forgot to mention in my previous post that in addition to the E-PM1, E-PL3 and E-P3 announcements on June 30th, Olympus will also introduce a new 12mm f/2 lens for Micro Four Thirds. Olympus displayed a concept of a M.ZUIKO DIGITAL lens at the 2011 CP+ show in Japan that is believed to be similar in design to the new 12mm f/2.

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  • jakob

    So sad that neither Panasonic nor Oly are putting aperture rings around their pro aimed lenses :(.
    I mean why? It would improve usability so much, all the automatics could be solved with an A(uto) “stop”.

    • osam

      Cost and size, likely. All those extra bits cost more to make, make the lens more complex to assemble, and likely make it larger.

  • Artur Kozłowski

    love the look and design, reminds me of the defunct and missed Contax…

  • Fred

    Cute but somewhat big, compared to the Nex equivalent pancake (16/2.8)

    Looks as if m4/3 is more compact for zooms, but bigger for low light photography. No body is perfect… :-)

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