There is now a wide range of lenses available for Olympus Micro Four Thirds cameras such as the new OM-D E-M10
and PEN E-P5
. Here's a round up of the current top five we've reviewed and a few words on their features and what they're good for.
This 60mm macro lens is great for close ups. It features lightning fast autofocus, making it great for photographing fast moving bugs or flowers blowing in the wind. It creates great bokeh and can also be used for landscape shots, too. It is sealed against dust and moisture, making it ideal for days out shooting in most conditions. It is available for £372.39
A premium compact wide angle lens, this 17mm offering features a super bright f/1.8 maximum aperture, making it great for lower light landscape shots. It's extremely sharp and lightweight, while also featuring a solid build quality. It features brilliant sharpness across the frame, and is available for £440, making it good value for the quality too.
This lens is good for portrait photography thanks to its brilliant sharpness across the frame. It will also create stunning bokeh for your backgrounds on portrait, and close-up images alike. It is available for around £700, which is a little higher than most, but it has incredible optical performance.
This is a medium telephoto lens which features internal silent focusing. It weighs just 116g, making it a lightweight addition to your Micro Four Thirds kit. It's really sharp, has a good build quality and is ideal for portrait and close up photography. It is available for £218, representing good value for money.
This is a premium optic from Olympus that offers a wide field of view equivalent to a 24mm lens on a 35mm camera. It features internal focusing and a fast f/2 maximum aperture. It has a superb build quality, good AF and MF control and most importantly has excellent optical performance in the centre at fast apertures. It's available for £556.