Olympus 150mm f/2.0 ED Lens

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High Image Quality and Carrying Ease

Olympus 150mm f/2.0 ED LensA high-performance telephoto lens that boasts high image quality and carrying ease. Extremely portable and designed specifically for digital photography like all of its Zuiko Digital counterparts this lens features a large maximum aperture of f2.0 (perfect for low light situations as well) and both ED and Super ED glass lens elements for outstanding sharpness and color.


    The 150mm f/2.0 Zuiko Digital Lens (focal length equivalent to 300mm on a 35mm film camera), is unprecedented in combining a first aperture of f2.0 with exceptionally compact size, low weight, and telephoto power.

    It offers, thanks to the use of Super ED and ED lens elements, exceptionally sharp imaging with an absolute minimum of chromatic aberration.

    It also has superb defocusing characteristics that make it possible for photographers to precisely achieve their creative goals.

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Lens stylePrime lens  
Max Format Size FourThirds  
Lens focal length150 mm  
Stabilization type No  
Camera mount Four Thirds  
Angle of view 8.2  
Largest aperture opening F2.0  
Smallest aperture opening F22.0  
Includes aperture ring No  
Total diaphragm blades 9  
Total Elements 11  
Number of Groups 9  
Coatings / special elements 1 ED and 1 Super ED lens element  
Minimum focus distance 1.40 m (55.12")  
Maximum magnification ratio 0.13 x  
Autofocus type Yes  
Lens motor Micromotor  
Full time manual focus Yes  
Focusing method Internal  
Focus notes with floating mechanism  
Lens distance scale Yes  
Depth of field scale Yes  
Overall weight1610 g (3.55 lb)  
Lens diameter 100 mm (3.94")  
Overall length 150 mm (5.91")  
Sealing Yes  
Lens color Black  
Filter thread size 82 mm  
Lens hood included Yes  
Lens hood code LH-89  
Tripod collar included Yes


too sharp sometimes, May 23, 2009

By Don Ali - See all my reviews

It's enough to say this lens is belong to Super High Quality grade from Olympus. The lens is very sharp and sometimes too sharp. hard to PP because of the sharpness so you need to add more sharpness if you resized the photo or just crop 100% and you'll be fine. I have not used this lens with any teleconverter yet but I'll get EC-20 soon.

It's heavy but worth the weight and the money. the contrast and the colors just perfect. fast focus but a version with SWD would be super fast.


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