M.Zuiko Digital 9-18mm f4.0-5.6 II
The M.Zuiko Digital 9-18mm f4.0-5.6 II lens offers a superior level of optical quality, with a wide focal range and versatile aperture range. Perfect for landscape and architectural photography, it delivers sharp, high-resolution images with minimal distortion. Now you can capture breathtaking landscapes with ease, thanks to this professional-grade lens.
The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 9-18mm F4.0-5.6 II stands out as the lightest and most compact option among the three M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ultra wide-angle zoom lenses.1 Photographers can fully leverage its wide-angle capabilities to capture expansive natural landscapes and take wide macro shots of flowers and trees from a low angle,
encompassing the sky in the composition. This approach emphasizes perspective by bringing the subject closer, resulting in an effortless expansion of the photographer's creative palette in outdoor photography.
An Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens for Enhanced Photographic Versatility
Featuring a focal length spanning 9-18mm (equivalent to 18-36mm in a 35mm format), a closest focusing distance of 25 cm across its entire range, and a maximum image magnification of 0.11x at the wide-angle setting and 0.2x at the telephoto setting in a 35mm equivalent, this lens proves to be an invaluable tool for expanding your photographic horizons in nature scenes.
Whether you're capturing vast landscapes, utilizing the distinctive wide-angle capabilities inherent in an ultra wide-angle zoom lens, or taking wide macro shots of flowers and trees from a low angle, seamlessly incorporating the sky into your composition while emphasizing perspective by drawing closer to your subject, this lens delivers a wide array of creative possibilities. Moreover, its wide-angle framing is well-suited for capturing video footage of scenic outdoor landscapes.
Exceptionally Portable and Lightweight Design Delivering Outstanding Image Quality
Boasting a brilliantly compact and lightweight build, with dimensions of 56.2 x 49.3 mm and a weight of just 154 g, this lens ensures the highest image quality.
The lens employs a well-thought-out-design, featuring two DSA (Dual Super Aspherical) lenses positioned at the front to capture a sweeping 100° wide angle. Additionally, a dual aspherical lens at the rear effectively corrects aberrations, contributing to the achievement of remarkable image quality within its compact form. When paired with an OM SYSTEM OM-5 interchangeable lens camera body, this lens forms a user-friendly, lightweight system, weighing in at just 568 g.
Furthermore, the lens is equipped with a retracting mechanism that minimizes the typically bulky profile of ultra wide-angle lenses, allowing it to shrink to a manageable 49.3 mm in total length, further enhancing its ease- of-use.
Freshly Redesigned Lens, Includes Innovative Petal-Shaped LH-55D Lens Hood
This lens showcases a brand-new color and knurling design, harmonizing its appearance with other M.ZUIKO lenses for a user-friendly and premium aesthetic. As a bonus, the newly introduced petal-shaped LH-55D lens hood is included and can be conveniently inverted for storage while on the move.
Separately available accessories
LH-55D Lens Hood (bundled/sold separately)
Minimizes the intrusion of unwanted light in backlit situations while also providing lens protection. The petal- shaped design allows for convenient storage in an inverted position during transport.
• Easy enjoyment of photographic expression unique to an ultra wide-angle lens
• Superior portability ultra compact and lightweight design
• OM SYSTEM offers a broad range of photographic expression