Olympus 17mm F1.8 Lens

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Olympus have once again managed to create on optically excellent lens that is remarkably compact and lightweight. The Olympus 17mm f1.8 is a superb wide-angle prime lens, well suited to landscapes, scenery and street photography. The fast f1.8 aperture enables the lens to be used comfortably in low conditions and can produce a shallow depth of field that really highlights the subjects in your photos.

  • Fast and silent MSC drive technology
  • Bright f1.8 aperture
  • Sleek, simple & stylish design
  • Video and Still compatible
  • Shallow depth of field

A small-statured big performer

A hallmark of Olympus lenses since the days of old has been remarkable performance in compact packages and this 17mm f1.8 lens continues this tradition grandly. This 17mm prime lens may not cause a stir physically, but the wide 34mm equivalent focal length, available light performance and optical quality is sure to be a hit amongst all Olympus OM-D users. This feature set will help the 17mm f1.8 lens reside comfortably alongside other Zuiko lenses, prepped for landscapes, travel and other wide-angle uses.

The bright f1.8 maximum aperture of this lens will have you shooting bright and early in the morning, right through to dusk, enjoying sharp and detailed images all day long. When opened right up this lens can help you to selectively focus on a certain area of your picture, with the rest of the photograph reduced to a complete blur. Whether you are utilising your Olympus OM-D body for taking still or HD videos this lens is up to the task, thanks to the fast and smooth Movie and Stills Compatible (MSC) autofocus.

Other Key Features

  • Superb optical construction assures sharp and clear pictures and minimal aberrations. This design includes 3 Aspherical elements, including a dual super Aspherical element.
  • Zero coating - reduced ghosting and flare and increased image contrast
More Information
SKU 107570
Price $549.95
Brand Olympus OM System
Product Salable Type Special Order
EAN 050332185814
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN) V311050BG000
Zoom Focal Length 17mm
Fixed Focal Length 17mm
Maximum Aperture f1.8
Minimum Focus 0.25m
Filter Diameter 46mm
Minimum Aperture f22
Dimensions 57.5mm x 35.5mm
Image Stabilisation No
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
Lens Type Wide Angle
Box Contents Lens Cap LC-46, Rear Lens Cap LR-2, Instruction Manual and Warranty Card
Warranty 2 YEAR
  • Lens Cap LC-46
  • Rear Lens Cap LR-2
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card

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