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Olympus Zuiko Digital 14-54mm f/2.8-3.5 35mm Zoom

4.33 star rating
                      4.33 / 5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $599.00
Focal Length : 50mm - 200mm | Max. Aperture : f/2.8-f/3.5  | Focus : Autofocus  


  • Camera FormatDigital SLR
    Lens TypeZoom Lens
    Focal Length14mm - 54mm
    Lens Max Aperturef/2.8-f/3.5
    Min Aperturef/22
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Macro LensWithout Macro Lens
    Closest Focusing Distance8.67 in
    Diaphragm Blades7 Blades
    Picture Angle23 - 74 degrees
    Attachment / Filter Size67 mm
    Groups / Elements15 Elements in 11 Groups
    Designed for Digital CameraYes
    Diameter2.8 in
    Length3.4 in
    Weight15.3 oz
    MPNzuiko1454
    Product ID22214290

Product Description

A portable, high-quality Digital Zuiko wide-angle zoom that provides edge-to-edge sharpness and superb color reproduction.
  • 28mm-108mm 35mm equivalent
  • Min focus: 8.67" (0.22m)
  • Lens hood included


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by michael l. higgins a Professional

    Date Reviewed: August 17, 2008

    Strengths:    the packaging of the lens

    Weaknesses:    low resolution

    Bottom Line:   
    This lens measured less than 2lp/mm = useless. No one could have checked this lens.

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    Duration Product Used:   21+ years

    Price Paid:    $800.00

    Purchased At:   B&W photovideo

    Similar Products Used:   28-70mm Minolta zoom, 20, 28,35 50mm fixed focal length Minolta lenses

    Type of photography:   Other


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

    Date Reviewed: September 22, 2007

    Strengths:    4x normal zoom, multi-purpose lens
    fast focus
    accurate focus
    compact design
    very sharp with pleasing bokeh


    Weaknesses:    the least sharp of my 4 ZD lenses

    Bottom Line:   
    Couple this lens with the 50-200, and you'll get an awesome multi-purpose kit from candid to events to serious studio work.
    Th 14-54mm is very sharp, though ranked 4th in my Zuiko Digital lens uber-sharp ratings: 1) 50mm, 2) 11-22mm, 3) 50-200mm and 4) 14-54mm.

    This lens is a God-send. Multi-purpose use from near-macro to portraiture. Sharpness and bokeh is well balanced, though not very good with bright backgrounds. I need to get the ZD 50/2 to achieve portraiture perfection.

    Color and contrast is excellent, combined with the resolution sharpness making E-510 10MP really a 10MP.

    At f/3.5 at 54mm, the DoF is a bit deep though. But still usable as it is still within F/4, but I lose a bit of flexibility in DoF control. In controlled environment such as studio this should not be a real problem, though.

    Focus is fast, with less lens travel; and superbly accurate. I can get all the focus points spot on.

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    Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

    Price Paid:    $500.00

    Purchased At:   Malaysia

    Similar Products Used:   ZD14-42mm f/3.5-5.6
    OM35-105mm f/3.5-4.5


    Type of photography:   People


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Greg McCary a Intermediate

    Date Reviewed: March 21, 2007

    Strengths:    Speed and quiet when focusing
    Superb image quality
    Built tough, great for hazardous situations


    Weaknesses:    None

    Bottom Line:   
    I purchased this lens because I wanted to upgrade from the Olympus kit lens to a higher quality lens. I have been very happy with this lens so far. It's a faster lens than the kit lens and is built like a tank. It weighs twice as much as the kit lens. It focuses faster, quieter and easier than the kit lens. I also like it because it has a infinitiy mark and focuses much, much better in manual. This is a professional lens and it is obvious when you use it.
    I also feel that it produces higher quality images than the kit lens, the 67mm lens size is 9mm larger than the kit. I also bought a polarizer and a ND graduate filter for the lens and they seem huge. I feel the larger mm size helps with the speed and quality of the lens. I would highly recommend this lens to anyone that owns an Olympus camera, the over all quality of the lens is superb. You won't be disapointed.

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    Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

    Price Paid:    $429.00

    Purchased At:   B&H Photo Video

    Similar Products Used:   14-45mm Zuiko Kit Lens

    Type of photography:   Outdoor


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by zuikoku a Intermediate

    Date Reviewed: June 2, 2006

    Strengths:    * Very sharp for all range and all aperture
    * Weathersealed ! (Great plus)
    * Relative small & lightweight for 28-108 mm range
    * Affordable price
    * Terrific 3D rendition results


    Weaknesses:    none ! A Perfect lens

    Bottom Line:   
    "Standard lens" for 4/3 system user. Must have !

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    Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

    Price Paid:    $500.00

    Purchased At:   Jakarta

    Similar Products Used:   ZD 50-200 mm f/2.8-3.5
    ZD 8 mm f/3.5
    Manual focus product


    Type of photography:   Outdoor


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Ralph Wagner a Professional

    Date Reviewed: December 20, 2005

    Strengths:    Price
    Build
    Focal range
    Color
    Sharpness


    Weaknesses:    None

    Bottom Line:   
    There are better built zoom lenses but this one is adequate for everything but the most demanding shooting enviroments. I have no qualms taking this one out in the field daily. And the colors produced by this lens are the best I have seen in a long time.

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    Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

    Price Paid:    $429.00

    Purchased At:   Adorama

    Similar Products Used:   Approximate focal length zoom lenses by Minolta, Canon and Nikon.

    Type of photography:   Other



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