Olympus Announces New Zoom Lens

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Ready to get that close up?

Today, Olympus announced their latest iteration of their 75-300mm zoom lens the M.Zuiko ED 75-300mm II. Much like it’s predecessor, the 75-300mm zoom lens will provide an F-stop range of f/4.8-6.7 and anti-glare coating to hold up even under harsh lighting (all you outdoor photographers rejoice).

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New to the 75-300mm II are the redesigned barrel to match the styling cues of the OM-D E-M5 and the circular aperture to ensure “professional-looking bokeh” (we will be very happy to test that out in a future post). The  M.Zuiko ED 75-300mm II will also take advantage of the OM-D’s 5-axis image stabilization and near-silent focusing technologies to make this a capable video-capture lens.

The  M.Zuiko ED 75-300mm II will be available beginning in March and will set you back about $550 (MSRP); for full specs be sure to hit the link.

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One Response to Olympus Announces New Zoom Lens

  1. steve walser May 17, 2013 at 8:08 am #

    Got one. Very nice.

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