First impressions, reviews of the new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO telephoto prime lens available online with plenty of samples.
The Olympus 300mm f/4 IS PRO $2,499.95 (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) is a new lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras which provides a 600mm equivalent field of view into a 1.27kg (2.8 pound), complete with image stabilization, weatherproofing and an impressive close focusing distance.
This new supertelephoto is the first Olympus interchangeable lens with a built-in image stabilization mechanism. When paired with the OM-D E-M1 (firmware version 4.0) or E-M5 Mark II (firmware version 2.0), the 300mm’s in-body and in-lens image stabilization work together to produce image stabilization performance that Olympus claims is equivalent to up to six stops of compensation.
First Olympus 300mm F/4 IS PRO Lens Reviews, Samples
You can find several hands-on videos and first impression reviews with sample images links below.
Olympus 300mm f/4 IS PRO Lens Videos
First Impressions Olympus M Zuiko 300mm f4
5 axis Sync Image Stabilization
Olympus M.Zuiko 300mm f/4 Pro Review
Olympus M.Zuiko 300mm f/4 Pro – 4K video (shot with Panasonic GX8)
Olympus 300mm f/4 IS PRO Lens Reviews
First Olympus 300mm F/4 IS PRO lens reviews comes from Peter Baumgarten. Review by Imaging Resource. Review by Mirrorlessons. The telephoto prime lens also tested by Warren Fleming a hands-on preview can be seen at Dpreview.
From SLRgear review:
Combining lens-based and body-based I.S., the Olympus 300mm ƒ/4 Pro lets you capture handheld images down to shockingly slow shutter speeds. All this, plus impressive close-focusing capabilities, make the Olympus 300mm ƒ/4 Pro a stunning lens for the professional and advanced photographer looking for a top-notch wildlife, sports, stage performance and close-up lens no matter the weather or lighting conditions. It may be pricey, but this is one of the best lenses Olympus has made thus far.
Olympus 300mm f/4 IS PRO Lens Samples
Here are several sample images of Olympus ED 300mm F4 IS Pro lens taken with Olympus E-M1 and E-M5 Mark II.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 IS Pro real-world sample gallery can be seen at Dpreview.
Olympus 300mm f/4 IS PRO is packed with specialized elements that helps produce sharp, aberration free images. Supported by three Super ED lenses that eliminate peripheral chromatic aberration along with three High Refractive index lenses and one Extra-High Refractive index lens, grants maximum sharpness. Alongside this construction is the use of the Z Coating Nano, which dramatically reduces instances of ghosting and flares.
Olympus 300mm f/4 IS PRO Lens Price
The lens is now available for around $2500.
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