A compact & lightweight, high quality everyday lens
A lens that you take with you when you can only take one lens, this Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 Pro lens graces the front of many Micro Four Thirds camera. Versatility and consistency is the key to the popularity of this lens, with its 24-80mm equivalent zoom range being suitable to a huge range of uses and its constant f2.8 Max aperture allowing for continued shooting in virtually any circumstance.
A versatile zoom range - your new travel companion
There isn't much that a lens of this zoom range can't do, with enough reach to produce tightly-cropped portraits and a wide enough angle of view to capture the most majestic sceneries, when zoomed all the way out. The Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 Pro lens is a highly valued member of the Micro Four Thirds lineup for day-to-day shooting and travel photography.
Sharp & blur-free images - day-in, day-out
As previously mentioned, the constant f2.8 aperture of this zoom lens is well-suited to shooting in a variety of lighting conditions that you may encounter. The light that we are provided is not always perfect or consistent, but thanks to this large aperture opening, this lens will let in enough light to keep your shutter speeds fast and subsequently keep your images tack sharp.
Sturdy build quality - dust, freeze & drip-proof
In keeping with the flexible nature of this everyday zoom lens, Olympus have constructed the 12-40mm Pro to be dust, freeze and drip-proof in order to keep it useable in the elements. You won't need to concern yourself about damaging this lens when the weather turns a bit nasty and you can in fact keep on shooting, perhaps coming across some glorious shots that no one would dare attempt.
Other Key Features
- High speed autofocus - Thanks to a linear motor drive system, autofocus is quiet and fast, suited to both Stills and Video.
- Manual focus clutch - Quick and easy to switch between manual and autofocus.
- Seven-blade circular aperture diaphragm - Out-of-focus areas that are beautiful and natural.
- A remarkable lens construction which results in excellent corner sharpness throughout the zoom range and at all apertures. Aberrations, distortions and other imperfections are reduced significantly.