Olympus is launching 2 novel fastlenses for its compact system cameras. The declaration of this coupleof specialist lenses concurs on the bringing out of the Olympus OM-D.The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75mm 1:1.8 lens is planned to charm toportrait photographers, though the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 60mm 1:2.8Macro lens targets nature photographers.
The 75mm f/1.8 lens offers robust,metal construct quality that is said to match the standard adjust bythe existing 12mm f/2 M.ZUIKO lens. The combining of moderatetelephoto focal length and fast aperture lends this lens to portraitphotography. Olympus is eager to promote its suitability for indoorsports photography, also – rather a niche area, actually. Suggestedlike a first lens upgrade for OM-D customers. the 60mm f/2.8 macrolens proffers a minimum focus distance of 19cm.
It affords a life-size 1:1magnification in the Micro Four Thirds format (a 35mm equivalent of2:1). This close-up lens characteristic a dust- and splash-proofhousing that should supply few protection when shooting in crudeconditions outdoors. The two novel Olympus lenses will be launched in2012, while the prices have till to be confirmed.