One of the brightest Zuiko digital lenses is the Olympus 50mm f/2.0 medium macro lens. Offering an equivalent to 100mm on a 35mm camera, the lens boasts a maximum magnification ratio of 0.52x along with a minimum focusing distance of 9.45 inches, letting you get nice and close to your subject. The extra-low-dispersion (ED) glass element, meanwhile, reduces chromatic aberrations to deliver superior image quality with high resolution and good contrast. Add an EX-25 extension tube and you can focus to approximately 1x, equivalent to 2x on a 35mm camera. All Olympus lenses carry a one-year warranty.
- Focal length: 50mm
- Maximum aperture: f/2.0
- Lens construction: 11 elements in 10 groups, including 1 ED glass element
- Angle of view: 24 degrees
- Closest focusing distance: 9.45 inches
- Maximum image magnification: 0.52x
- Minimum field size: 33.3 x 25mm
- Number of blades: 7
- Minimum aperture: f/22
- Filter size: 52mm
- Tele converter: EC-14
- Extension tube: EX-25
- Lens hood: LH-55
- Lens cap: LC-52
- Lens case: LSC-0814
- Dimensions: 2.8 inches in diameter and 2.4 inches long
- Weight: 10.6 ounces
- Warranty: 1 year
This compact and affordable medium telephoto Zuiko Digital Lens is ideal for not only macro photography but also as a portrait lens. The high performance digital specific design includes an ED glass element for impressive color accuracy and offers a magnification of 1:2 (half life size), which has an image magnification size equivalent to life size (1:1) in a 35mm film photo. A large 2.0 maximum aperture makes it excellent for lower-light photography as well.
The 50mm f/2.0 Macro Zuiko Digital Lens features 11 elements in 10 groups, including an Extraordinary Dispersion glass element to minimize aberration and ensure sharp and accurate edge-to-edge detail.