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Olympus 17mm F/1.2 Pro Lens Video Review By David Thorpe

David Thorpe has been putting the Olympus 17mm f/1.2 Pro lens to the test. Find out what he thinks of this all-round, general purpose prime in his latest video review.

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David Thorpe has been putting the Olympus 17mm f//1.2 lens through its paces but with a price tag that's quite a bit more than its f/1.8 relative, is it worth spending a little bit more cash for? This is just one of the questions David will be answering in his review, of which, you can click 'play' on above. 

"I don't need one, but I want one and that's why I don't like it," Says David Thorpe on the Olympus 17mm f/1.2 lens. 

The Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.2 PRO has a close focus distance of 20cm and features an ED-DSA (Extra-low Dispersion Dual Super Aspherical) lens element, designed to reduce lens aberrations. The lens is also weather-sealed and features 9 aperture blades along with 15 elements in 11 groups. 


The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens is available for £1141 from Amazon UK.

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO Sample Photos

 

 

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO Specifications

ManufacturerOlympus
General
Lens Mounts
  • Panasonic Micro Four Thirds
  • Olympus Micro Four Thirds
Lens
Focal Length17mm
Angle of View65
Max Aperturef/1.2
Min Aperturef/16
Filter Size62mm
StabilisedNo
35mm equivalent34mm
Internal focusingNo Data
Maximum magnificationNo Data
Focusing
Min Focus20cm
Construction
Blades9
Elements15
Groups11
Box Contents
Box ContentsLH-66C Lens Hood, LC-62F Lens Cap, LR-2 Lens Rear Cap, LSC-0811 Lens Case, instruction manual, warranty card
Dimensions
Weight390g
Height87mm

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