Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 12-40mm f/2.8 ED PRO and more


Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 12-40mm f/2.8 ED PRO

Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 12-40mm f/2.8 ED PRO

  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 24-80mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • 1 Aspherical ED & 2 Aspherical Elements
  • 1 DSA, 2 ED, 1 HD, 2 HR Lens Elements
  • High-Speed Imager AF with MSC
  • Linear Motor Drive System
  • Manual Focus Clutch
  • Dust, Freeze and Drip-Proof Construction
  • 7-Blade Circular Diaphragm

The Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO Lens is a wide-angle to portrait-length zoom lens that is compatible with the Micro Four Thirds system. The 12-40mm focal length provides a 35mm-equivalent field of view of 24-80mm and a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture enables consistent low-light performance and shallow depth of field control throughout the zoom range.

The lens construction integrates an array of aspherical, extra-low dispersion, high-refractive index, and HD lens elements to provide a comprehensive reduction in chromatic aberrations and distortion while also contributing to high overall image sharpness, clarity, and color fidelity. A high-speed imager AF linear motor drive system provides fast, smooth, and quiet focusing performance and the MSC (Movie and Still Image Compatible) designation indicates this lens’ suitability for use with fast-moving subjects and video applications. Additionally, a manual focus clutch enables quick, seamless shifting between auto and manual focus control.

Additionally, the lens features a dust-, freeze-, and drip-proof construction that is tailored to its use in inclement conditions.

  • 12-40mm lens provides a 35mm-equivalent field of view of 24-80mm, covering wide-angle to portrait-length perspectives.
  • Constant f/2.8 maximum aperture enables consistent low-light performance and selective focus control throughout the zoom range.
  • High-speed imager AF linear motor drive system, with MSC (Movie and Still Image Compatible) support, provides fast, smooth, and quiet focusing performance.
  • Manual focus clutch permits efficient and intuitive switching between auto and manual focusing control.
  • The lens construction integrates one aspherical ED (extra-low dispersion) element, two aspherical elements, one DSA (Dual Super Aspherical) element, two extra-low dispersion elements, one HD element, and two HR (high-refractive index) elements into its design to minimize aberrations, distortion, and color fringing throughout the zoom range while also contributing to overall image sharpness, clarity, and fidelity.
  • Seven-blade circular diaphragm works to produce an aesthetic out-of-focus quality that is well-suited to shallow depth of field imagery.
  • Dust-, freeze-, and drip-proof design ensure the lens’ performance in inclement and harsh conditions.
    


Sony SELP-18105G 18-105mm f/4 G OSS E PZ

Sony SELP-18105G 18-105mm f/4 G OSS E PZ

  • Sony E-Mount
  • 27-158mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Three Aspherical Elements
  • Handycam Zoom Performance
  • Zoom Lever for Zoom Speed Control
  • Constant f/4 Maximum Aperture
  • Circular Aperture Design

The Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens is a wide-ranging zoom lens that provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 27-158mm, covering wide-angle to telephoto perspectives. A constant f/4 maximum aperture offers consistent performance throughout the zoom range and is especially beneficial when working with greater zoom magnifications in low-light conditions. Also benefitting working in dim light or at the long end of the zoom range is Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, which works to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to four shutter speed steps.

 

The optical construction incorporates two extra-low dispersion elements and three aspherical elements to minimize distortion and chromatic aberrations while also contributing to sharper overall imagery with enhanced contrast and clarity. The internal zoom operation utilizes Handycam technology and a floating axis design to help reduce noise during use and provide smooth, controlled zooming. A zoom lever is also integrated into the lens’ design for easier control over the speed of zooming with both variable and fixed-speed settings. Additionally, a separate manual focusing ring is available to provide versatile handling in regard to setting both the focus and zoom positions simultaneously.

  • Zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 27-158mm, covering wide-angle to telephoto perspectives.
  • Constant f/4 maximum aperture enables greater consistency throughout the zoom range and benefits working in dim conditions with longer focal lengths.
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization works to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to four shutter speed steps to benefit shooting handheld in dim lighting and with greater zoom magnifications.
  • Two extra-low dispersion elements and three aspherical elements helps to reduce chromatic aberrations and distortion throughout the zoom range while also contributing to overall image sharpness and clarity.
  • Handycam technology is used, along with a floating axis design, to provide smooth, quiet zooming performance that is well-suited to movie recording.
  • Internal zoom and focus design helps to maintain a constant lens length with a non-rotating front element to support use of polarizing filters.
  • Zoom lever allows greater control over the speed of zoom using either variable or fixed-speed settings.
  • Separate, dedicated focusing ring permits direct manipulation of focus and gives way to separate power zoom and manual focus controls for greater precision.
    

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

  • Canon EF-S Lens Mount
  • 88-400mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Ultra-Low Dispersion Element
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • STM AF Stepping Motor
  • Optimized Lens Coating
  • Full-Time Manual Focus Control
  • Non-Rotating Front Element & Rear Focus
  • Seven Blade Circular Diaphragm
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 2.8′

The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens is a long-reaching zoom lens that provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 88-400mm, covering portrait-length to telephoto perspectives to suit working with distant subject matter. Greatly benefitting this lens’ reach is the incorporation of image stabilization, which works to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 3.5 shutter speed steps to support handheld use in low-light conditions.

An STM stepping focus motor is also integrated into the lens’ design to provide smooth, quiet, and fast focusing performance that is ideally-suited to video applications as well as tracking moving subjects. The rear focusing system, high-speed CPU, and an enhanced AF algorithm also contribute to quickened overall AF speeds. Full-time manual focus is also supported to permit fine-tuning of focus even while working in AF modes. Additionally, the front lens section does not rotate during focusing to better facilitate the use of polarizing filters.

The optical construction of the lens employs one ultra-low dispersion glass element to help reduce chromatic aberrations and distortion throughout the zoom range while also enhancing contrast and clarity. Optimized lens coatings have also been applied to ensure color fidelity by countering the effects of lens flare and ghosting.

  • Long-reaching zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 88-400mm, covering portrait-length to telephoto perspectives.
  • Optical image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 3.5 shutter speed steps to benefit shooting handheld in dim lighting and with greater zoom magnifications.
  • The STM stepping focus motor produces near-silent, smooth, and quick autofocus performance that is well-suited to video applications.
  • One ultra-low dispersion element helps to reduce chromatic aberrations and distortion while also contributing to greater image sharpness, contrast, and clarity.
  • Enhanced lens coatings minimize flare and ghosting in order to produce true colors with maintained contrast.
  • A minimum focusing distance of 2.8′ throughout the zoom range and a maximum magnification of 0.29x at the telephoto end enables working with close-up subject matter.
  • A seven blade circular aperture helps to produce an aesthetic out-of-focus quality to benefit selective focus and shallow depth of field imagery.

 

    


Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 Power OIS

Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 Power OIS

  • Medium telephoto zoom lens for Micro 4/3
  • Fast constant aperture f/2.8
  • X Series Design inspired by Panasonic’s collaboration with Leica
  • Power Optical Image Stabilization
  • Nano Surface Coating
  • 2.8′ (0.85 m) minimum focus distance

The Panasonic 35-100mm f/2.8 Lumix G Vario Zoom Lens for the Micro 4/3 format features a 35mm equivalent focal length of approximately 70-200mm. It will cover the medium telephoto range. The minimum focus distance is 2.8 feet, and its fast maximum aperture of f/2.8 remains constant throughout the zoom range. POWER O.I.S. image stabilization enables nearly silent operation when shooting video, and Nano Surface Coatings dramatically reduce ghosting and flare.

    

Nikon Speedlight SB-300

Nikon Speedlight SB-300

  • i-TTL Flash Exposure Control
  • Guide Number: 59′ at ISO 100
  • Covers Zoom Range of 27-200mm
  • Distance Range: 2 to 66′
  • Recycle Time: 3.5-4 Seconds
  • 120° Tilting Head
  • Operates on 2 AAA Batteries

The Nikon SB-300 AF Speedlight is a lightweight on-camera flash that is compatible with Nikon cameras featuring i-TTL support. The SB-300 has a guide number of 59′ at ISO 100 and covers a zoom range of 27-200mm. Additionally, the flash has a distance range of 2-66′.

 

The SB-300 ensures proper exposure and color balance with i-TTL metering. When used with cameras featuring Nikon’s Creative Lighting System you can access advanced controls like rear-curtain sync and fill flash.

Bouncing light off a ceiling or wall is made possible with a 120° tilting head. This provides soft, even light on your subject. For security during operation, the flash will click into position at 120°, 90°, 75°, 60°, and when facing directly ahead.

Weighing only 3.4 oz, its compact design makes traveling with this flash easy. The SB-300 operates on two AAA batteries and comes packaged with the Nikon SS-DC1 Soft Case for storage.

  • Creative control methods include fill-flash, front-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, and rear-curtain with slow sync
  • Zoom flash head provides wide-angle coverage from 18-140mm in DX-format cameras or 27-200mm in FX-format
  • Recycle Time: Alkaline/4 sec – Ni-MH/3.5 sec
  • Flash-ready light turns on when flash is ready to fire
  • Foot lock lever for secure mounting to the camera
    


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