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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

Faster Autofocus

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 30 mm 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.

Focal length

30mm (35mm equivalent focal length: 60mm)

Lens construction

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)

Maximum aperture


Minimum aperture


Filter size


Size: maximum diameter x length

57mm x 60mm



* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice



  • Olympus 30mm f/3.5 Macro Lens
  • LC-46 Lens Cap
  • LR-2 Rear Lens Cap
  • Instruction Manual
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  • Manufacturer Warranty

    This product comes with a

    24 month Australian warranty

    from Olympus Australia

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