The Olympus M.Zuiko 30mm f/3.5 Macro Lens provides a maximum magnification of 2.5x making it an ideal lens to reveal close-up elements that would otherwise invisible to the naked eye. The circular aperture of the lenses diaphragm creates a beautiful rounded bokeh, while the faster autofocus allows you to capture subtle changes with accuracy. It is designed for enthusiasts and professionals to shoot subjects like small insects in the wild and confidently capture rich detail.
Maximum Magnification of 2.5x
The lens has a maximum magnification of 2.5x (35mm equivalent), bringing you closer to the finer features of your subjects. Whether your shooting a high resolution image of someone’s pupil or a crisp shot of a bee collecting pollen from a flower stamen the lens allows you to capture super close-up photographs.
Beautiful Circular Bokeh
Using seven circular aperture blades in the diaphragm of the lens, creates a gorgeous circular shaped bokeh to create stunning dreamy imagery
With innovative new elements constructed out of a lighter material the autofocus is up to 30% faster than comparable lenses allowing you to capture fleeting movements with accuracy. The lens focuses internally so when the autofocus is in use, you do not have to worry about it accidently extending and touching your subject during macro photography.
Special Elements Used in Lens Construction
The Olympus 30mm f/3.5 lens has 9 elements in 7 groups, and this includes DSA (Dual Super Aspherical) and EDA (Extra-low Dispersion Aspherical) elements to produce a superb resolution. The design of the lens helps reduce the chance of any vignetting so you can capture cleaner sharper images .
Focus Bracketing Support
The Olympus lens is compatible with focus bracketing which is extremely useful when being using for focus stacked macro photography. Using the lens and a compatible camera in focus bracketing mode you can shift the focal depth while shooting multiple frame and then digitally stack the images with software to create a composite image with enhanced sharpness.
Used for Underwater Shooting
The M.Zuiko 30mm f 3.5 Macro Lens from Olympus is compatible with housings and also with lens ports that are used for underwater shooting, meaning that it can be used it for macro photography when snorkelling or to capture incredible underwater scenes while scuba diving. Combined with the numerous other applications this makes this lens one of the most useful pieces of equipment to pair with your Micro Four Thirds Camera to capture fine detail ultra-close-up photography.
Product Code: 1Oly30 F/3.5 MFT
30mm (35mm equivalent focal length: 60mm)
9 elements in 7 groups (2 aspherical lenses)
Angle of view
Closest focusing distance
Maximum image magnification
1.25x (35mm equivalent maximum image magnification: 2.5x)
Minimum field size
13.9 x 10.4mm
Number of diaphragm blades
7 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)
Size: maximum diameter x length
57mm x 60mm
* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice