Digital photography demands more than the traditional optical designs of film lenses. Photographers want to be able to shoot not only stopped down but with the aperture wide open and know they will get sharp, detailed edge-to-edge sharpness. The Olympus E-System and Zuiko Digital LensesTM are designed to meet the everyday needs of professional photographers.
With digital specific lens designs and unrivaled optical elements, unsurpassed image quality is achievable in an interchangeable lens SLR system, no matter what aperture you choose. And an incredibly compact, lightweight design - based on the innovative Four Thirds System - provides you with the most versatile, high-performance interchangeable lens system you've ever experienced.
An incredible super telephoto lens combines the world's most precise optics with an impressive compact size and weight for the ultimate in performance and portability.
This Zuiko Digital Lens use a precision aluminum alloy lens barrel and is half the size of its 600mm 35mm equivalent so it's easy to carry and use. With 3 ED glass elements for unsurpassed image color and clarity, the 300mm f2.8 is ideal for shooting sports, wildlife and fashion. The fast f2.8 aperture allows the photographer the ability to shoot even in poor lighting conditions. Focus response is quick and precise and can be limited to close or far ranges as well as the full lens range. Bundled with a lens case, removable tripod mount, lens hood, front lens cover, rear lens cap and four internal filters (Clear, ND2, ND4, and Circular Polarizer).
The 300mm Zuiko Digital Macro lens features 13 elements in 11 groups, including three Extraordinary Dispersion glass elements to miminize color smear, chromatic aberration and fringing, ensuring sharp and accurate edge-to-edge detail.
Focal Length 300mm (35mm equivalent focal length 600mm) Lens construction 13 Elements in 11 Groups, including 3 ED Lens Elements & 1 Filter Holder Dust & Drip Proof Yes Focusing System Floating & Internal Focusing System Angle of View 4.1 Degree Closest Focusing Distance 2.4m Maximum Image Magnification 0.15x (35mm equivalent Maximum Image Magnification 0.30x) Minimum Field Size 115.3 x 86.7mm Number of Blades 9 Maximum Aperture F2.8 Minimum Aperture F22 Filter Size Exclusive Drop in Filter diameter 43 (including) Dimension Ø127 x 285mm Weight 3,290g (Weight with the tripod Adapter)