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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • 150mm Equivalent in 35mm Format
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8-22
  • Compact (2.7x2.5"), Lightweight (10.7oz)
  • Fast, Quiet Autofocusing Ideal for Video
  • Three ED Elements Correct Aberrations
  • Lens Coating Reduces Reflections
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The silver M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens from Olympus is a beautiful high-quality medium length telephoto lens (equivalent to 150mm in 35mm or full-frame format) for Micro Four Thirds format cameras. The large f/1.8 maximum aperture makes it a natural for shallow depth of field focusing and low-light situations. Its 9-blade diaphragm provides pleasing bokeh.

This is a small (2.7 x 2.5") lens that weighs only 10.7 oz, despite having 10 elements in 9 groups. The fast, quiet MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) autofocus mechanism makes this a great choice for shooting video as well as stills. The precision-touch metallic focus ring delivers firm, easy manual focusing, as well. There are three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) elements that correct aberrations to a large degree, and Olympus’s ZERO (ZUIKO Extra-low Reflection Optical Coating) lens coatings reduce reflectance to as little as half that of conventional coatings by minimizing ghosting and flare.

Fast f/1.8 telephoto lens for Micro Four Thirds format cameras--75mm is equivalent to 150mm in the full-frame or 35mm format.
Compact (2.7 x 2.5"), lightweight (305g) lens matches well with the compact Micro Four Thirds format cameras
MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) autofocusing mechanism featuring an internal focusing system to drive this fixed lens for fast and quiet focusing. A precision-touch metallic focus ring provides easy manual focusing.
Lens coatings reduce reflectance and minimize ghosting and flare
Three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) elements optimally correct aberrations
UPC: 050332183568
Performance
Focal Length 75mm
Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 150 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.8
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Micro Four Thirds
Format Compatibility Micro Four Thirds
Angle of View 16°
Minimum Focus Distance 33.07" (84.00 cm)
Magnification 0.1x
Elements/Groups 10/9
Diaphragm Blades 9
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread Front:58 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.52 x 2.72" (6.40 x 6.91 cm)
Weight 10.76 oz (305 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.95 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.0 x 3.8 x 3.7"
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Silver)
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  • 260056 LR-2 Rear Lens Cap For E-P1 Lenses
  • Limited 1-year Warranty
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    OlympusM.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black)
     
    4.9

    (based on 87 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (81)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

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    • 2 Stars

       

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    99%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (37)
    • Lightweight (34)
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus (32)
    • Nice bokeh (29)
    • Strong construction (27)

    Cons

    • Pricey / poor value (3)

    Best Uses

    • Portraits (39)
    • Low light (28)
    • Travel (22)
    • Night photography (18)
    • Weddings (17)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (21), Photo enthusiast (14), Semi-pro photographer (12), Semi-professional (11), Pro photographer (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (70), Yes (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Worth every penny

    There's been a lot of outright gushing about this lens, does it live up to the hype? Let's find out.

    BUILD QUALITY: All metal construction, smooth, well damped focus...Read complete review

    There's been a lot of outright gushing about this lens, does it live up to the hype? Let's find out.

    BUILD QUALITY: All metal construction, smooth, well damped focus ring. Looks intimidating, proportionately speaking, it looks like the 85L on a Rebel! No distance meter - 9/10

    FOCUS SPEED AND ACCURACY: Insanely quick, and pretty darn accurate! The OM-D its mated to, doesn't always have the most accurate focus, regardless of lens. The focus squares tend to find something, but it may be something just to the left or the right or just behind the target. All in though, its really quick, and *mostly accurate* - 9/10

    OPTICAL QUALITY: Amazing, breathtaking, unbelievable, the superlatives keep getting justifiably heaped onto this lens, and they're all accurate. I simply cannot believe the detail I pull at 100% and 200% crops. Its amazing....

    CONCLUSION: It's so rare that anything ever lives up to the hype, hence my natural skepticism when I heard the borderline gushing about the virtues of this lens... I've heard it all before - or so I thought - I'm a Canon shooter and I heard all about the the Canon 135 or 85L - and those lenses are great.... But this Olympus, rises above them all.

    I've been shooting professionally for about 7 years now, and this is hands down the sharpest lens I've ever shot with and that includes some pretty sharp lenses. I would put this up against the leica's any day - really, its that good. Olympus has been on a role, specifically with their relatively new OM-D E-M5 and the lenses that accompany it.

    This camera and this lens have made me a believer in the micro 4/3rds system.

    BOTTOM LINE:

    BUILD QUALITY: Rock solid! 9/10

    FOCUS SPEED AND ACCURACY: 9/10 - really fast, not always accurate, but I notice the same issue regardless of lens.

    OPTICAL QUALITY: 10/10 - stunning. There's just no other word. Leica? Eat your heart out!

    QUALITY OF RESULTS: 10/10 - I've never used a sharper lens, and that includes the likes of the Canon 85L, 135L and 70-200 f/4 IS. All are amazing, but the Olympus rises above them all.

    VALUE: 8/10 - steep for a prime on an M/43 camera. But all is forgiven when you see the results. I can see the price point driving people away, but if you're in the market for making a switch from a full sized DSLRs, this lens is a must.

    OVERALL: 46/50 - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

    FINAL WORD: If you've been a non-believer in the M43 system and their lenses, if this one can't win you over, you'll never be a convert....

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    not useful for continuous autofocus

    This is a follow up to an earlier review. On an Olympus OM-D, this lens cannot be used on continuous autofocus either for stills or video. It hunts constantly and cannot hold a...Read complete review

    This is a follow up to an earlier review. On an Olympus OM-D, this lens cannot be used on continuous autofocus either for stills or video. It hunts constantly and cannot hold a subject in focus. It is okay at infinity or in spot autofocus for stills. I don't know if that is a problem with the lens or the camera.

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    5.0

    Great lens!

    By Cindy

    from Northern California

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Durable
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Lightweight
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • No lens hood

    Best Uses

    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Macro Photography
    • Night Photography
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

    This is an incredibly sharp, fast, well built lens that produces great color and contrast. The only down-side to this lens is that if you want a lens hood you have to purchase one separately. I also had to buy a separate hood for my 45mm. I don't understand Olympus' reasoning here--it shouldn't be so.

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    5.0

    sharp and quick on M1 or M10

    By mijakame

    from Denver, CO

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Nice build quality

    Cons

    • NONE

    Best Uses

    • General Purpose Shorttele

    Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

    This is lens is just one more reason to consider mFT over traditional SLRs.

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    5.0

    Amazing Lens

    By Dallas Mark

    from McKinney Texas

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Lightweight
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Night Photography
      • Sports/Action
      • Weddings/Events
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

      I pretty much get an anxiety attack when it's time to spend money, but I have been lusting after this lens for a year, ever since I got my OM-D E-M1. When it went on sale for $ off recently, I grabbed it. It has lived up to all the hype. It is clear edge to edge and the narrow depth of field has made this a really great portrait lens also (just make sure you have room to back up). And for night-time street photography, it is peerless with the F 1.8. I highly recommend this lens. And as a bonus, it is so short in length, that you would never suspect that it is a telephoto.

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      5.0

      Sharp lens

      By derkcir

      from Dallas, TX

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
      • Rugged
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Price

      Best Uses

        Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

        Sharp lens, nice bokah, and very high quality! My only complaint about this lens is the price and the fact that it doesn't come with a lens hood.

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        5.0

        Very fast and long for its size.

        By ken

        from claverack

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
        • Lightweight
        • Rugged

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Night Photography
          • Sports/Action
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

          Great for concerts and plays or anything that you need a couple extra stops of light. Also very light to carry.

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          5.0

          The best micro-four-thirds lens

          By Gabi

          from Israel

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
          • Nice Bokeh

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

              In my opinion, this is the best micro-four-thirds lens. The image quality is very high and sharp and the AF is very fast and silent, mechanically - a very high standard with a metal body.

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              5.0

              Tack Sharp Powerhouse!

              By LMgrafix

              from Midwest

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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              Pros

              • Consistent Output
              • Durable
              • Easily Interchangeable
              • Fast / accurate auto-focus
              • Nice Bokeh
              • Rugged
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Night Photography
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife Photos

                Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                I've only had this lens a few days, but will probably leave this lens on my camera most of the time. It's a little heavier than most M4/3 Olympus prime lenses, but worth the weight for the end result. As others have said, it is very sharp and at 150mm equivalent, allows you to be at a comfortable distance from people, yet fill the frame. I set my camera up for S-AF+MF assist, so all I have to do is touch the focusing ring for it to magnify my subject and enable me to fine tune or double check focus. This appears to be very well made and received one of the highest DxO lens test scores of all M4/3 lenses made. I debated about getting the 40-150mm PRO, but at double the cost and much larger, it would have defeated the purpose of downsizing my equipment from a full frame Canon.

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                5.0

                EXTREMAMENTE NÍTIDA

                By Fernando

                from Brasil

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent Output
                • Lightweight
                • Nice Bokeh
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors/Low Light
                  • Sports/Action

                  Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                  Uma lente 75mm equivalente a uma meia-tele de 150mm compacta e com abertura 1.8 e extremamente nítida.

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                  5.0

                  The lens that wants to be used

                  By Jim

                  from Stillwater, Minnesota

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent Output
                  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                  • Lightweight
                  • Nice Bokeh
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Night Photography
                    • Sports/Action
                    • Video

                    Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Silver):

                    I have been enjoying the use of zoom lenses on my Olympus OM-D EM-1, but now I have discovered the clean beauty of the prime lens. I have added the 75mm f1.8 to collection of the 17mm f1.8 and 45mm f1.8.lenses. There are gaps in this group that will be filled some day.
                    I was uncertain as to how often I would reach for the longer focal length lens. My photography is mostly of travel, landscapes, and gardens. When this lens arrived I headed out into the woodlands to see what it could do. Soon I was focusing in on the early spring growth sprouting from the ground or branches. This light weight impressive powerhouse of a lens was far more flexible than I had ever thought. What wonderful bokeh brought simple strength small growth in the woods.
                    This will be a lens that will get far more use than I ever thought.

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                    5.0

                    Outstanding lens

                    By afterimages

                    from Elm Grove WI

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                    • Lightweight
                    • Nice Bokeh
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                        Almost everybody rates this 5 stars - me too.

                        I won't repeat the good stuff, which appears everywhere. The only wish I have is that the focusing ring would be clutch-type like the Pro 12-40 and 40-150 to shift into MF. Not a biggie since I adopted a front button on the OMD-EM1.

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                        5.0

                        High Performance

                        By Terry

                        from Orinda, CA

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Efficient
                        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                        • Nice Bokeh
                        • Rugged
                        • Sharp
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoors/Low Light
                          • Landscape/Scenery

                          Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                          This is a special lens. I purchased it for the 150mm equivalent reach, and was influenced by the high marks published on a number of photo testing web-sites. I didn't want a larger lens because I want my u43 system to be small and light. Wow, was I surprised after using this lens a couple times. The lens is optically very efficient and incredibly sharp. The build is solid and it feels very sturdy. This lens is fantastic and will become a classic.

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                          5.0

                          NICE GLASS!

                          By 9112U

                          from Orange County, Ca.

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Output
                          • Durable
                          • Easily Interchangeable
                          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                          • Nice Bokeh
                          • Rugged
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Indoors/Low Light
                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Night Photography
                            • Sports/Action
                            • Wildlife Photos

                            Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                            The quality of this Olympus 75mm 1.8 Lens is craftsmanship. The lens focus ring is buttery smooth and feels very solid. The front element screams a thing of beauty. The auto-focus is spot ON and accurate. The 150mm FOV in full frame equivalent is sharp corner to corner. If your on the Fence about this lens get it!

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                            5.0

                            One of the sharpest lenses I have!

                            By Patrick

                            from Reston, VA

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent Output
                            • Durable
                            • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                            • Nice Bokeh
                            • Rugged
                            • Strong Construction

                            Cons

                            • Heavy

                            Best Uses

                            • Indoors/Low Light
                            • Video
                            • Weddings/Events

                            Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                            I give this lens a 4.5 star rating!!!I purchased this lens to do Portraits with. I needed the very shallow depth of field that it provides! Shooting this lens at nearly wide open, I get very shallow DOF... and tack sharp images!!I have shot with fast Nikon glass for many years and wanted the same look that I was used too. Being on a M4/3 Olympus OM-D E-M1 body, you must mentally adjust your aperture by almost 2 stops of light to get the same DOF of a Full Frame camera.I have found that using this lens almost wide open, I have found the look that I was after!This lens is built!! It's heavy (as far as M4/3 lens go) but not too heavy! The front element is 58 mm and it feels like its all metal and glass!I hope that if Olympus redesigns this lens, they make it part of their PRO Series lens with full weather and dust sealing... and they MUST include lens hood! Having to purchase a [$] (B&H Photo price) lens hood is outrages... but I did because I believe in Olympus quality!! I own the Olympus 12-80 mm f2.8 PRO lens and the Olympus 80-150 mm f2.8 PRO lens... and both of those come with a lens hood!Olympus are you listening!???So far I have absolutely no complaints, except for the 2 mentioned above, because this lens is fast focusing and a dream to use! Thank you Olympus!

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                            5.0

                            Terrific lens...WOW

                            By Traveler Rich

                            from Southern California

                            Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                            When reading the reviews for this lens, people were commenting on how sharp and crisp the images were defined. This is true. I would imagine that this and the 12-40mm 2.8 and the 40-150mm 2.8 are the crowns in the Olympus line of lenses. This lens is sharper and has better characteristics than my Canon L-series lenses. The only lens I would compare it to is the Canon 85mm 1.2. Both are outstanding lenses. This lens is no exception. The focus is quick and accurate and the weight is perfect. I am using this lens on the Olympus OM-D E-M10. They are perfect for each other. The portrait results are stunning and I would highly recommend this lens. I have the 12-40 2.8 Pro lens and the only other lens I would consider is the 40-150mm 2.8. Having a 1.8 lens is perfect for low light situations. Make sure you purchase the lens hood for this lens. It is not the plastic variety supplied with other Olympus lenses. It is all metal construction and fits the lens with a metal banding tightened through a knurled knob. It is very secure and will help with any flare while using the lens in a very sunny situation. The most impressive feature of this lens is the quick focus results and the contrast obtained. You will not be disappointed. I realize it is a more expensive lens than others in the lineup....but, it is worth it.

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                            5.0

                            Super ..

                            By Osy

                            from Turkey

                            Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                            very successful and strange sharp lens.. I recommaded .

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                            5.0

                            The best Micro-Four Thirds Lens I Own

                            By Pierre

                            from Maplewood, NJ

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Extremely Sharp
                            • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                            • Great color rendering
                            • Nice Bokeh
                            • Strong Construction
                            • Super Fast F18

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Indoors/Low Light
                              • Night Photography
                              • Portraiture
                              • Sports/Action
                              • Weddings/Events
                              • Wildlife Photos

                              Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                              The title of this review says it all. This lens is outstanding... It's tack sharp. The color rendering is spectacular. It's M43 so of course the focusing is super fast. Bokeh is rich and creamy. Build is VERY solid (metal construction). The 75mm (150 equiv) focal range will take some getting use to as you'll need to back up a bit for portraits but it's definitely worth it. I thought the price was a little steep, until I started using the lens... ;) Well done Olympus.

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                              5.0

                              One seriously good lens

                              By HenkB

                              from Massachusetts

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Nice Bokeh
                              • Rugged

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Indoors/Low Light
                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Night Photography
                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                                You can think of fast primes as two-trick ponies. They can shoot in darker situations if you need to and they can deliver some sort of bokeh if you want it. On the E-M5, this lens does both very, very well. It's neither particularly little nor particularly light. Mounting it to the E-M5 makes a solid feeling but well balanced unit (in m4/3 terms) that reminds me of the OMs I loved to shoot. Color me pleased.

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                                5.0

                                Razor Sharp!

                                By Shtarka1

                                from Boston

                                Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                                Nice size! Very sharp with nice IQ!

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                                4.0

                                Excellent MFT lens

                                By btvo64

                                from Sugar Land, TX

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Durable
                                • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                                • Good In Low Lights
                                • Nice Bokeh
                                • Rugged
                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                • lens hood not included

                                Best Uses

                                • Indoors/Low Light
                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Night Photography
                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                                I was looking for a fixed fast lens to go with my E-M1 and 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO. I did quite a bit of research and this lens always came up as one the sharpest lens around. So when it was on sale on B&H, I took a chance and purchased it.I know from reading the specs that this lens would be smaller than the 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO. But setting the two lenses side by side, the 75mm f/1.8 looks tiny. Like the E-M1 and the 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO, it feels very solid and dense. It feels quality and premium. It looks gorgeous on the E-M1. Like most reviewers, I was disappointed that the lens hood was not included. For the price of the lens, I think the hood should be included (like the 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO).I am amazed with the performance of this "little" lens. Even though it is much smaller than the 12-40mm, it can take photos farther, sharper, faster, and better in low lights. The bokeh is plenty creamy. I really love the compactness of the E-M1 and these MFT lenses. I feel comfortable bringing the camera with me anywhere I go, unlike the DSLR. And people are not intimidated when they see my camera.The only drawback on the 75mm f/1.8 is its "long" focal length. My intended use for this lens is to take photos of my kids at their school assemblies and concerts. I figured that I need this focal length since most likely I won't be able to get close enough. I have yet to test out this theory since it is summer now and there is no school! But I noticed that I kept having to step back in order to fit my kids inside the frame. For those who use the zoom lenses, this could be quite an adjustment.Overall, I love this lens and I highly recommend it.

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                                5.0

                                Wonderful lens

                                By Pen fan

                                from Livermore, CA

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Indoors/Low Light
                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                  • Sports/Action
                                  • Wildlife Photos

                                  Comments about M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens (Black):

                                  I struggled for months on what lens to get - this or the Panasonic 35-100. I know people love this lens but I really wanted something with more reach. I keep hoping Panasonic or Olympus will announce a longer prime telephoto - is a 100mm f2 too much to ask? I couldn't resist the great reviews anymore and bought the 75mm. I'm very happy I did. For me, the magic quality of this lens is that it just seems to capture more detail. I love what it's doing for my E-P3. I also use the Panasonic 20mm and Olympus 45mm.

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                                  • You Pay: $26.90
                                   
                                  Hoya - 58mm Digital Filter Kit II
                                  • You Pay: $57.50
                                   

                                  Hoods & Covers

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                                  Olympus - Lens Hood for M.ZUIKO Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 Lens
                                  • You Pay: $74.55
                                   
                                  Vello - LH-61F Dedicated Lens Hood (Silver)
                                  • You Pay: $29.95
                                   

                                  Cases & Wraps

                                  Pearstone - Onyx 30 Lens Case
                                  • You Pay: $9.95
                                   

                                  Lens Caps

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                                  Sensei - 58mm Clip-On Lens Cap
                                  • You Pay: $3.95
                                   

                                  Filter Holders

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                                  XUME - 58mm Lens Adapter and Filter Holder Starter Kit
                                  • You Pay: $55.85
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                                  Rain Protection

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                                  Pieces

                                  OP/TECH USA 8" Small Rain Sleeve (Pack of 2)
                                  OP/TECH USA - 8" Small Rain Sleeve (Pack of 2)
                                  • You Pay: $8.25
                                   

                                  Lens Accessories

                                  LENSband - Lens Band MINI (Black)
                                  • You Pay: $4.99
                                   
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