Olympus adds 75mm f/1.8 portrait lens to Micro Four Thirds lineup


2012olyp 3best75mm Olympus adds 75mm f/1.8 portrait lens to Micro Four Thirds lineup

During our first encounter with the OM-D E-M5 in February, Olympus told us to expect several more lenses to launch throughout the year, including a 75mm f/1.8 variant suitable for portraits and a splash- and dust-proof 60mm f/2.8 macro. Well, that first optic will be coming sooner than you may have thought — it’s expected to hit stores this summer with an estimated price tag of $ 900. The lens offers a 150mm 35mm-equivalent focal length when paired with a Micro Four Thirds camera, and consists of 10 elements in nine groups, including three ED elements that assist with correcting aberrations. Everything else you need to know can be found in the PR after the break.

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