Zuiko Lens ED 12-60mm f2.8-4.0 SWD

4.9 Stars

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Zuiko Lens ED 12-60mm f2.8-4.0 SWD

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Zuiko Lens ED 12-60mm f2.8-4.0 SWD
4.9 Stars
CA$1,049.99
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Availability: In stock

Item #261014-410

In combination with the E-3, this lens delivers the fastest autofocus speed in the world. It covers a zoom range equivalent to 24mm to 120mm on a 35mm camera lens. This lens also boasts impressive close-up shooting capability, allowing users to shoot from as close as 25cm throughout the zoom range. Autofocus is powered by Olympus' breakthrough SWD. Designed to be the world's fastest AF system, this extraordinary autofocus drive provides both high speed and high precision while operating with extremely low noise. Compatible with all E-System D-SLR's.

Zuiko Lens ED 12-60mm f2.8-4.0 SWD

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In combination with the E-3, this lens delivers the fastest autofocus speed in the world. It covers a zoom range equivalent to 24mm to 120mm on a 35mm camera lens. This lens also boasts impressive close-up shooting capability, allowing users to shoot from as close as 25cm throughout the zoom range. Autofocus is powered by Olympus' breakthrough SWD. Designed to be the world's fastest AF system, this extraordinary autofocus drive provides both high speed and high precision while operating with extremely low noise.

Directly compatible with E-System cameras. Compatible with Micro Four Thirds digital cameras (PEN\OM-D) through use of the MMF-2 or MMF-3 (Four Thirds Lens Adapter to Micro Four Thirds Lens Adapter). The MMF-3 is dust and splash proof for use with that type of lens on a dust and splash proof body. Note, AF performance may diminish as compared to being on an E-System body.

Item # 261014

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October 31, 2015 by KAR
If you can take only one lens with you, take this one
Covering the range from 24 to 120mm (in 35mm terms), this lens gives you everything you need when you have to go it with just one. The lens is sharp throughout the range, offers close focus when you need it, focuses quickly and offers good sharpness wide open. There is nothing else in the FT, MFT lens stable currently that covers this range. Introduced with the E-3, it balances perfectly on this camera. On lighter cameras, the E-410 for example, (which is nearly the same size as the E-M1 but lighter) it feels nose heavy, so use on the newer cameras may require a grip for best feel and handling.
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May 15, 2015 by Maureen
Phenomenal lens
I have had this lens for about a year, and it is the best purchase I have ever made! It is my "go to" lens and I use it for 50% or more of my shooting. This is a high end lens that should be in everybody's camera bag! It has an excellent zoom range for most purposes and when paired with the 50-200 mm, completes my collection. I would recommend this lens to everybody!
May 5, 2015 by John
Great lens for OM-D E-M1
I purchased this lens before the 12-40mm lens was released to have a walk around lens for my OM-D E-M1. The zoom range and f- stop combination is ideal for most of my photography, landscapes and informal portraits. The one star reduction is for autofocus. At the wide end the lens-body combination sometimes has trouble autofocusing on the subject and I have to zoom the lens, autofocus and then zoom back to wide angle or switch to manual focus. Sharpness and color are excellent. I have both the 12-40mm and 12-60 mm lenses, but the 12-60mm is the one that stays on my M1. Another advantage if you are traveling light is that both the 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters fit the lens.
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