Mini reviewSmall but nicely engineered, the Olympus 12mm f/2 demonstrates the size savings of the MFT format.
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The new fast optic from Olympus features an all-metal design and an equivalent focal length of 150mm - but how does it perform?
This Four Thirds lens has 'macro' on the side but only a 1:2 magnification ratio. It relies on the 2x crop factor to bring objects up to size. Despite this, the 50mm lens feels more like a 100mm on Olympus bodies
Despite being mainly a kit lens, the Olympus 14-45mm has a lot going for it. A new multi-coating helps keep ghosting and flare to a minimum, while an aspherical element adds to the quality
The Zuiko 40-150mm lens is designed for the Olympus E-series cameras, notably the brand new E-500 (reviewed on p34). The Four Thirds sensor in the E-series gives a 2x focal factor, so this lens is an 80-300mmzoom in 35mm speak