Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital

Last updated (29 July’10):
- Review by SLRGear

The Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital features 150mm at focal length with maximum aperture of f/2. The lens construction has 11 Elements in 9 Groups and has diagonal angle of view at 8.2 degrees. Closest focusing distance at 1.4m and has a filter size of 82mm. The Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital lens weighs 1,610g ( w/Tripod Adapter ) and it measures 100mm in diameter and 150mm long.

Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital
Overall Rating: ★★★★★ | Latest Price Info

Expert Reviews

Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital Reviews

SLRGear reviews the Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital and writes;
“There is no question that the Olympus 150mm ƒ/2 Zuiko is a well-built, high performance telephoto lens. The results from the labs show excellent performance across the board in terms of sharpness, resistance to chromatic aberration, distortion and vignetting.”
Rating: ★★★★★

Myfourthirds reviews the Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital and writes;
“There’s no doubt that this is an extremely high quality professional grade lens. From it’s solid build and weather sealed exterior, to the quiet speed and accuracy of focus, this lens produces very well-balanced images of great clarity, crisp contrast, long tonal range.”
rating: N/A

Lenstip reviews the Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital and writes;
“The results of the tested lens are really impressive. We have great parameters. We have great build quality and rich standard equipment .We have record or close-to-record MTFs both at the center and the edge of the frame. We have good correction of most optical aberrations. “
rating: N/A

User Opinions

Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital User Reviews

Low Light tele lens | Rating: ★★★★★
“Because of the 4:3 systems 2x multiplier, this lens delivers the same reach as the traditional 300mm 2.8 lens on regular cameras. and it is faster by one stop. This means when a normal camera shoots at 125th sec, this lens give you 1/250th sec. Sharpness and contrast is outstanding. the lens is half the weight of a similar lens for a Nikon. This lens have been with me to and allowed me to photograph in low-light when normal lenses just are not fast enough.” – by Bo Lorentzen

too sharp sometimes | Rating: ★★★★★
“It’s enough to say this lens is belong to Super High Quality grade from Olympus. The lens is very sharp and sometimes too sharp. hard to PP because of the sharpness so you need to add more sharpness if you resized the photo or just crop 100% and you’ll be fine. It’s heavy but worth the weight and the money. the contrast and the colors just perfect. fast focus but a version with SWD would be super fast.” – by Don Ali

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Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital User Manual

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Features & Specifications

Olympus 150mm f/2 Zuiko Digital Specifications

Remarkable F2.0 large-aperture telephoto lens. It is equivalent to 300mm on a 35mm camera. With compressed effect and soft out-of-focus images in front of and behind the clearly defined main subject, this telephoto lens is a great choice for portrait, sports scene and wildlife and nature shooting.

Special optical glass elements, such as an ED lens and a Super ED lens provide the highest image quality with optimal resolution and contrast.


Focal Length: 150mm ( 35mm equivalent focal length 300mm )
Lens construction: 11 Elements in 9 Groups, including ED/Super ED Lens Elements
Angle of View: 8.2 Degree
Closest Focusing Distance: 1.4m
Maximum Image Magnification: 0.13x (35mm equivalent Maximum Image Magnification 0.26x)
Minimum Field Size: 102x136mm
Number of Blades: 9
Maximum Aperture: f 2
Minimum Aperture: f 22
Filter Size: 82mm
Diameter: 100x150mm
Weight: 1,610g ( w/Tripod Adapter )
Tele Converter EC-14: YES (Maximum F stop of 2.8 possible, an F Stop of F4 or higher is recommended)
Extension Tube EX-25: Mag. 0.31x, Closest Focusing Dist. 0.79m
Min.Field size: 41x55mm
Lens Hood: LH-89
Lens Cap: LC-82 ( 82mm )
Lens Case: LSH-1220

See also: Lens Reviews | Olympus Lenses

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