Olympus 45mm first impression article at Dpreview.

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The new Olympus 45mm f/1.8 lens gets previewed by Dpreview (Click here): “Even at F1.8 it is sharp enough to give plenty of detail in subjects’ eyes. Just as importantly, at sensible working distances, it gives a usefully shallow depth of field on the Four Thirds format and renders out-of-focus regions rather pleasantly

Dpreview confirms what other reviewers said before. This is simply an amazing lens for the price you have to pay for it. Well done Oly!

Check the lens price and availability by clicking these sear links: Amazon, Olympus US store, Adorama, B&H, eBay.

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  • Mar

    Looks much better without the hood :)

    • +1

      +2 I agree!

  • Andrew Karre

    Enough! Ship the lens, Oly!

  • Kyle

    I am really, really, really looking forward to your post “45mm Shipping From US Retailers!”

    • MiCoGa

      Me too!!! But what I’m looking for is “UE retailers” xD Yesterday I went to a shop and the seller said me that they will receive 45mm lens next week… at 269€!!!

      • ILO

        United Emirates?

        • MikiCoga

          Sorry… Europe (EU) those are the initials in spanish (Unión Europea)

  • Anonymous

    I realy dont care with the new upcoming lumix 45 f 2.8 . Oly lens is good enough for me both size and price.

  • furb

    Ah, but does it come with the hood?

  • It’s time to stop this regional shipping mess and do worldwide shipping. Before the internet, this was okay, but now, it just leads to unhappy people… SHIP SHIP SHIP SHIP!!!!

  • SamshootsAll

    Oly wont give lens hood away anymore!!! The 12mm hood almost cost an arm & leg at $100! :( just buy whatever you like rubber or metal.

  • loller

    i want the BLACK ONE!!!! omg -.-

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