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Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015

Olympus Europe press release:

UPDATE - pictures added at the bottom of this page.

Hamburg, February 12 2014 Olympus is pleased to announce the development of two new lenses in the M.ZUIKO PRO series: the wide-angle zoom lens M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO and the super telephoto lens M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm 1:4 PRO.

Both lenses conform to the Micro Four Thirds system standard. Their mock-ups* will be shown at the Camera & Photo Imaging Show CP+ starting Thursday, February 13, 2014 in Japan. With to these two additional lenses the M.ZUIKO PRO series will cover the entire range from super wide angle to super telephoto.

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO lens

The new splash and dust-proof M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO is the first wide-angle zoom lens in the M.ZUIKO PRO series to cover 14-28mm**. Not only does the compact and lightweight design of the lens portray the well-known ZUIKO Quality. Its excellent depictive power and the superb clarity from the center of an image up into each corner of the picture are another highlight of this outstanding new Micro Four Thirds lens.

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm 1:4 PRO lens

The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm 1:4 PRO is the first fixed focus super telephoto lens in the M.ZUIKO PRO series with a 600mm** focal range. This mobile lens offers top-level image quality with a dust and splash-proof housing that makes it perfect even for professional use.

Availability of all four M.ZUIKO PRO lenses

The first interchangeable lens of this series, the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-40mm 1:2.8 PRO is already available while its successor, the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm 1:2.8 PRO, is scheduled to go on sale in the second half of 2014. The final two Olympus system lenses of this M.ZUIKO PRO quartet that will cover everything from super wide angle to super telephoto are currently under development. Both lenses are scheduled to be released from 2015 onwards. More details will be announced prior to the launch.

* The mock-ups will not necessarily show the final design.
** 35mm equivalent.

Above - the planned new m.Zuiko 300mm f/4

Above = the planned new m.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8

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Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015

Four Thirds User editorial team Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Hamburg, February 12 2014 Olympus is pleased to announce the development of two new lenses in the ... (more)

Riley Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
seek and ye shall find I guess my only problem is I need that 7-14 like now....... (more)

Ian Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Just received some pictures: [img]http://fourthirds-user.com/images/466/mz300-f4.jpg[/img] 300mm f... (more)

ReggieB Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
I'm getting more and more interested in m4/3 all the time.... (more)

Dan in NC Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
I have been looking forward to the 300mm F/4, that is a lens that could keep me with Olympus. I have... (more)

Wilhelm Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
I want that 300/f4 now! :) I have saved a long time to be able to buy the 300/f2.8, but since Oly c... (more)

Barr1e Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
[B]Swoon[/B] :eek: Regards. Barr1e... (more)

Joergen Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Dosn't look like the 7-14 will take filters :\ Wonder if they will make a 1,4 TC to go with the 3... (more)

ReggieB Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Yeah, would be nice if it did. I hate the inability to put a ND on my 14-24 without dropping like... (more)

T-Lama Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
There are ways to use filters on 7-14, but those filters are large. [ame="http://www.youtube.com/wa... (more)

ReggieB Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
I would hope that as a "pro" lens it will be excellent. Time will tell. It's a lens I'll not ever o... (more)

Ian Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Just use RAW... Ian... (more)

Riley Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
interesting poll going on over there at 43rumors I wont press a link that might be bad form.. ev... (more)

T-Lama Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Ian: I see almost no difference between getting software corrections straight from the camera, or ne... (more)

Hans Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Can't wait to see the prices of those...... (more)

Ian Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
It depends on the RAW converter. If CA is really bad I do find that Lightroom can do a better job... (more)

Riley Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
I think people are operating on the expectation that this lens will be like the Panasonic 7-14, when... (more)

Hans Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Won't be so... Think Oly 7-14 f4...... (more)

Ian Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
It will be bigger because it's a stop brighter. But it won't be as big as the ZD 7-14. The Pan... (more)

Riley Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
on the lumix 7-14, problem for me is the dreaded 'orb thing in shooting interiors I rely a lot on us... (more)

hschnee Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Like it or not, it seems clear that software correction of lens distortion is here to stay. Many of ... (more)

Ross Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
No, it's more like [B]Drooooll..... [/B] *LOL... (more)

Hans Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Wasn't talking size, although I think it will be quite a bit larger than the Panasonic. I've had ... (more)

Ian Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Software corrections, at least on Micro Four Thirds, are only fixed in camera JPEGs. Shoot RAW an... (more)

hschnee Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Yes, that's what I was referring to. It's clear from the tests of many mirrorless lenses that the... (more)

ReggieB Re: Two additional Olympus M.ZUIKO PRO lenses to launch in 2015
Also, see plastic mounts: [url]http://www.lensrentals.com/blog/2013/12/assumptions-expectations-a... (more)

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