Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 17mm f/1.2 Pro Lens Review: The Best Wide-angle Prime

Olympus M Z 17mm F1.2 Pro lens

William Brawley has just posted a full review of the newly released Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm F1.2 Pro lens ( AdoramaAmazonB&Hat the imaging-resource.com. It is an ultra-fast telephoto prime lens, featuring both high resolution and ‘feathered’ bokeh, ED-DSA and DSA lens elements and also weather-sealed. 

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Conclusion from IR, ” All in all, the Olympus 17mm f/1.2 Pro lens is an amazing optic. It boasts excellent image quality even at f/1.2, and the outstanding build quality that Zuiko Pro lenses are known for. But all these niceties and high-performance features come at a cost. At $1200, the 17mm f/1.2 is a serious prime for serious photographers, much like other Zuiko Pro lenses. But fear not, as out of Olympus’s lineup as well as the rest of the Micro Four Thirds playing field, the Zuiko 17mm f/1.2 Pro is one of, if not the best wide-angle prime lens for Micro Four Thirds photographers available…”

Below are several sample images taken with Olympus E-M1 Mark II.  Just enjoy!


0.3 sec f1.2 -0.3 EV 17.0 mm focal length ISO 200


1/60 sec f1.2 0.0 EV 17.0 mm focal length ISO 640


1/60 sec f1.2 -0.3 EV 17.0 mm focal length ISO 250

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