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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 Pro Lens

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 Pro Lens


This large-diameter medium telephoto lens features the perfect 90mm focal length (35mm equivalent) for portraits. Commitment to a lens design that delivers smoothly blending, beautiful defocusing effects and excellent resolution result in outstanding imaging performance.

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm F1.2 PRO delivers beautiful feathered bokeh that blends the image from focused sections to out-of-focus sections and provides a smooth impression to the defocused background, providing more depth to the image by making the subject stand out further.

Beautiful feathered bokeh was achieved thanks to an ultra-high precision aberration measurement instrument developed incorporating high-precision measurement technologies used in advanced microscope development. This measurement instrument was used in research stages to measure the characteristics of historically acclaimed lenses, which would become the base for newly developed lenses. In development stages, the instrument was used to create a lens design that optimizes the level of aberrations, while virtually eliminating all unwanted aberrations.

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm F1.2 PRO adopts a design which intentionally guides light beams passing on the outside edges of the lens to form an image in the foreground, while gradually tilting the lens as the spherical aberration moves towards the outside edge. Intentionally keeping spherical aberrations results in beautiful feathered bokeh.

Optimal placement of 3 cemented ED lenses effectively correct  unfocused colour bleeding (axial chromatic aberration) common to large-diameter lenses as well as colour bleeding (magnification chromatic aberration) at the screen periphery. Also, an aspherical lens is placed near the aperture and 4 HR lenses are employed to achieve thorough suppression of comatic aberration.

The optimal lens placement for a medium telephoto lens results in excellent optical performance that delivers beautiful feathered bokeh and accurate depiction of points even at the widest aperture setting.

This lens has excellent close-up shooting abilities with a closest focusing distance of 50 cm, and shooting magnification of 0.1x (35mm equivalent: 0.2x). You can get closer to subjects to emphasize background bokeh.

Coating technology is employed which coats the lens surface with a layer of nanoscale size particles that have air in the centre, resulting in a coating with a similar refractive index as air and reduced surface reflection. Ghosts and flaring are significantly reduced for sharp, clear image quality.

Despite being a large diameter F1.2 lens, a lightweight focusing unit is made possible via the MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) mechanism. A screw drive mechanism is used as the core drive system of the MSC mechanism, and a stepping motor is used as the drive motor.

On-chip Phase Detection AF used on the OM-D E-M1 Mark II has no light flux limitations, making all-cross AF possible even when a large-diameter F1.2 lens is attached. This provides coverage for the all focusing points to the edges of the image for high-precision focusing.

When used in conjunction with Eye Priority AF on the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, it is possible to capture portraits that are sharply focused on the subject's eyes.

This large-diameter, maximum aperture F1.2 lens is compact and lightweight. It is approximately 410 g, resulting in an amazingly compact lightweight system at only approximately 984 g when paired with the OM-D E-M1 Mark II.

Hermetic sealing across the entire lens results in highly reliable dustproof, splashproof, and freezeproof performance. You can feel comfortable shooting anywhere, never worrying about dust, rain, or inclement weather.

Controls are designed to meet the demands of pros, including a focus ring which provides for comfortable focusing, and an L-Fn button which can be operated as you keep your eye to the viewfinder.

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 Pro Lens comes with a full Australian warranty.

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Additional Information

Name Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 Pro Lens
Manufacturer Part Number V311090BU000
Manufacturer Olympus
Special Price $1,319.00
Product Type Lens
Lens Type Wide Prime
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
Lens Maximum Aperture F1.2
Lens Minimum Aperture F16
Lens Starting Focal Length 45 mm
Lens Minimum Focussing Distance 50 cm
Built-in Autofocus Motor Yes
Narrowest Angle of View 27 degrees
Filter Size 62mm
Lens Compatibility Micro Four Thirds
Includes Lens Hood Yes
Includes Lens Case Yes
Includes Tripod Collar No
Lens Hood Model LH-66B
Product Weight 410 grams
Diameter 70 mm
External Length 85 mm
Warranty Period 12 Months

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