Olympus Zuiko 300mm f/2.8 E-ED Digital Telephoto Lens for the E Digital SLR System

An incredible super telephoto lens combines the world's most precise optics with an impressive compact size and weight for the ultimate in performance and portability.

This Zuiko Digital Lens use a precision aluminum alloy lens barrel and is half the size of its 600mm 35mm equivalent so it's easy to carry and use. With 3 ED glass elements for unsurpassed image color and clarity, the 300mm f2.8 is ideal for shooting sports, wildlife and fashion. The fast f2.8 aperture allows the photographer the ability to shoot even in poor lighting conditions. Focus response is quick and precise and can be limited to close or far ranges as well as the full lens range. Bundled with a lens case, removable tripod mount, lens hood, front lens cover, rear lens cap and four internal filters (Clear, ND2, ND4, and Circular Polarizer).

The 300mm Zuiko Digital Macro lens features 13 elements in 11 groups, including three Extraordinary Dispersion glass elements to minimize color smear, chromatic aberration and fringing, ensuring sharp and accurate edge-to-edge detail.

This 300mm Telephoto lens is 600mm 35mm equivalent
Specifications
Construction 13 elements in 11 groups, including 3 ED elements and 1 filter holder
300mm Telephoto (600mm 35mm equivalent)
Focusing Mechanism Inner focus with floating mechanism
Number of Blades 9
Angle of view 4.2°
F stop range Maximum Aperture: f2.8 - Minimum Aperture: f22
Closest Focusing Distance 6.6 ft. (2m)
Maximum Magnification 1:53.3 (1:2.6 35mm equivalent)
Filter Size Exclusive drop-in filter
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 5.1" D x 11.1" L (129mm x 281mm)
Weight 7.2 lbs. (3.3kg) with tripod adapter
Notes Compatibility: Teleconverter EC-14: Yes
Extension Tube EX-25: Extended Maximum image magnification; x1:2.1