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Olympus Zuiko Digital 300mm f/2.8 35mm Primes

5 star rating
                      5 / 5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $6999.00

  • Camera FormatDigital SLR
    Lens TypeFixed Focal Length Lens
    Focal Length300mm
    Lens Max Aperturef/2.8
    Min Aperturef/22
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Macro LensWithout Macro Lens
    Closest Focusing Distance79.2 in
    Diaphragm Blades9 Blades
    Groups / Elements13 Elements in 11 Groups
    Designed for Digital CameraYes
    Diameter5.1 in
    Length11.1 in
    Weight115.2 oz
    Product ID27379812

Product Description

300mm telephoto Zuiko Digital Lens for the Olympus E-System ideal for shooting sports, wildlife and fashion.
  • 600mm 35mm equivalent
  • Aperture range: f/2.8-22
  • Min focus: 6.6 ft. (2m)
  • Four internal filters (Clear, ND2, ND4, and Circular Polarizer) and drop-in filters
  • Weight: 7.2 lbs. (3.3kg) with tripod adapter
  • Lens hood and tripod adapter included

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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by AndyElliott a Expert

    Date Reviewed: October 3, 2009

    Strengths:    Sharpness, Contrast, fantastic performance with teleconverters

    Weaknesses:    Heavy

    Bottom Line:   
    Amazingly sharp, very high contrast (improves slightly by f3.5), will stand the EC-14 without degradation, and the EC-20 with minimal degradation wide open - better than the competition from Nikon or Canon. AF is fast, despite not being a SWD lens. Ideal for sports, longer range portrait/fashion and wildlife. Superbly made, but heavy. Lack of IS is irrelevant, as all of the 4/3 bodies you would match this to have body IS - giving 5 stops advantage, better than the in-lens systems. Pricey, but worth every penny. Greater depth of field with 4/3 is advantageous for wildlife as it can be used wide open with sufficient depth of field to get a good proportion of the animal in - full-frame users usually have to stop down. Best telephoto I have ever used.

    Sample shots here: http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/elliott.aje.andy/RaptorFoundation29September2009ZD300Tests#

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    Duration Product Used:   21+ years

    Similar Products Used:   Zuiko 350mm f2.8
    Nikkor 300mm f2.8
    Zuiko 50-200mm f2.8-3.5

    Type of photography:   Outdoor

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