Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with FourThirds max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Micro Four Thirds mount cameras.
Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro is compatible with cameras that have Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are Panasonic GH6, OM System OM-1 and Panasonic GH5 II.
Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro has a focal range of 40-150mm and 3.8X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 80-300mm when used on a FourThirds format camera.
Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro with a weather sealed camera body such as Panasonic GH6, OM System OM-1 and Panasonic GH5 II.
Optical Image Stabilization
Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Panasonic 45-150mm F4-5.6 OIS in Micro Four Thirds mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.21x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.7m.
Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 40mm all the way to the 150mm .
Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 10 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 Aspherical ED lens
- 2 Aspherical lenses
- 1 SED lens
- 3 ED lenses
- 1 HD
Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
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