BuyDig.com now offers the latest telephoto digital camera lens from Olympus. Whether your passion is wildlife, sports, or large events like concerts, the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO lens is sure to impress with amazing results. This lens is an industry-first at one-third the size and weight of a typical 600mm DSLR lens. The lens is so small, it can fit into your carry-on luggage to ensure your gear arrives when you do. The 5-Axis Image Stabilization delivers 6 shutter steps of performance which ensures crisp, clear and beautifully detailed telephoto images, even without the use of a tripod. Overhead nature shots and low-to-the-ground macros are just an example of what this lens is great for.
The Sync IS enables the most high-precision, fastest AF in its class. Its state-of-the-art internal lens architecture and brand new lens coating technology make the M.Zuiko 300mm lens the highest resolution Olympus lens in company history. With a minimum focusing distance of 4.5 feet and max magnification of 0.48x, the lens will blow your mind with amazingly sharp, high magnification macros. Additionally, with the MC-14 1.4x Digital Teleconverter, the maximum magnification jumps to .67x, all while maintaining the same minimum focus distance. The M.Zuiko 300m is expertly built to withstand the harshest of environments such as dust and rain thanks to hermetically sealing in 17 locations. Never worry about weather or environmental conditions again.
With 3 Super ED lenses, 3 HR lenses and 1 E-HR lens, the M.Zuiko 300mm f4.0 IS PRO lens greatly reduces color bleed and chromatic aberrations that tend to occur on other super-telephoto lenses. The Z Coating Nano feature also reduces ghosts and flares, providing greater image quality. Equipped with a Manual Focus Clutch mechanism, this Olympus lens makes switching from manual to auto focus drastically quick. The Focus Limit switch, IS on/off switch and L-fn button can be programmed to perform 27 different functions. It also features a retractable lens hood offering additional protection from light.
Get ready to photograph skiddish animals and other natural shots that require complete silence with the inclusion of the Movie and Still Compatible (MSC) mechanism, making AF operations completely silent. The OM-D's Silent Mode (electronic shutter) opens up a whole new world of shooting possibilities. This is one lens every photographer, amateur or professional, needs in their arsenal.
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Telephoto to Go
At one-third the size and weight of typical 600mm DSLR lenses, the M.Zuiko 300mm f4.0 IS PRO lens (600mm equivalent) is nimble enough for hand-held shooting and compact enough to carry on even the most arduous expeditions. Industry-first 5-Axis Sync IS technology employs in-body and in-lens stabilization harmoniously to deliver six steps of shutter compensation and incredibly crisp, detailed photographs.
Synchronized Image Stabilization
The in-lens stabilization on the M.Zuiko 300mm f4.0 IS PRO lens works in complete harmony with the 5-Axis Image Stabilization in OM-D cameras to deliver an astounding 6 shutter steps of performance, ensuring crisp, clear telephoto images, even off tripod. Explore unique angles like low-to-the-ground macros and overhead nature shots. Sync IS also enables the fastest, most high-precision AF in its class, which includes 600mm equivalent DSLR lenses.
It's pretty significant when Olympus, a company with a storied history of innovation in optical glass, says its M.Zuiko 300mm f4.0 IS PRO offers the highest resolution in company history. Cutting-edge internal lens architecture and a brand-new lens coating technology virtually eliminate color bleed, ghosts and other problems. The sharpness of the images you'll capture with this lens will astound you.
The M.Zuiko 300mm f4.0 IS PRO's lavish design features 3 Super ED lenses, 3 HR lenses and 1 E-HR lens to dramatically reduce the occurrence of color bleeding and chromatic aberrations that tend to occur on super-telephoto lenses. The addition of a new coating technology, Z Coating Nano, significantly reduces ghosts and flares and provides sharp, clear image quality.
Ready for the Long Haul
The M.Zuiko 300mm f4.0 IS PRO lens is right at home in harsh environments like dust and rain thanks to hermetical sealing in 17 locations. Combined with weather sealed OM-D camera bodies, you'll never have to worry about weather or environmental conditions wherever your photographic pursuits take you. And because this lens is so compact, you can easily fit it in your carry-on luggage to ensure your gear arrives when you do and not tire out if you're using it all day long!
Big Shots of Small Subjects
With a minimum focusing distance of just 4.5 feet (1.4m) and a maximum magnification of 0.48x (35mm equivalent), this super telephoto lens is equally adept in close quarters, delivering stunning, high magnification macros. With the addition of the MC-14 1.4x Digital Teleconverter, the maximum magnification jumps to 0.67x, while maintaining the same minimum focus distance.
SHHHHHH, Amazing Photography in Progress
The inclusion of the Movie & Still Compatible (MSC) mechanism makes AF operations completely silent. In combination with the OM-D's Silent Mode (electronic shutter), you can photograph skiddish nature subjects as well as indoor events that require complete silence like musical performances. The size and weight of the OM-D system and these silent features open up a whole new world of shooting possibilities!
Maximum Control Options
The M.Zuiko 300mm f4.0 IS PRO is equipped with a Manual Focus Clutch mechanism which makes switching from auto to manual focus extremely quick. The side of the lens barrel also features a Focus Limit switch (4m to infinity, full range, and 1.4 to 4m) as well as an IS On/Off switch and L-Fn button which can be programmed to perform one of 27 different functions. A built-in, retractable lens hood offers additional protection from stray light and the removable tripod base plate features a quick shoe compatible rail.
See For Yourself
Whether your photographic passion is wildlife, sports or mega-events like stadium concerts, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f4.0 IS PRO puts you right in the middle of the action with amazing results.
- Focal Length: 300mm
- 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 600mm
- Lens Construction: 17 Elements in 10 Groups (3 Super ED lenses, 3 HR lenses,1 E-HR lens)
- Dust & Splashproof: Yes
- Focusing System: High-speed Imager AF (MSC)
- Angle of View: 4.1 Degree
- Closest Focusing Distance: 1.4m
- Maximum Image Magnification: 0.24x (With the MC-14: 0.34x)
- 35mm Equivalent Max. Image Magnification: 0.48x (With the MC-14: 0.67x)
- Minimum Field Size: 72.1 ? 54.2 mm (With the MC-14: 50.9 ? 38.2 mm )
- Number of Blades: 9 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)
- Maximum Aperture: f4
- Minimum Aperture: f22
- Filter Size: Diameter 77mm
- Dimensions: With hood extended: 280mm; With hood retracted: 227mm
- Weight: 1270g without the tripod collar; 1475g with the tripod collar
- Box Contents: Lens Cap (LC-77B), Lens Rear Cap (LR-2), Decoration Ring (DR-79) Instruction Manual, Olympus Local Warranty Card, LensCase (LSC-1127)