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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm f/3.5 Macro Lens

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm f/3.5 Macro Lens Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm f/3.5 Macro Lens Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm f/3.5 Macro Lens

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm macro lens offers a 60mm-equivalent focal length and mounts on all Micro Four Thirds camera bodies. Ideal for macro photography, the lens lets you get up close to your subject matter with a maximum image magnification of 2.5x and a minimum focus distance of only 9.5 cm. It also offers a constant f/3.5 aperture for sharp, close-up results with beautiful depth of field and circular bokeh.

Equipped with an MSC (movie and still compatible) mechanism, it offers practically silent and smooth autofocus and aperture operation for both still shots and video, so there's no worry about possibly disrupting your subject.High-speed AF enables you to capture split-second movement, and an internal focusing system eliminates the worry of accidentally touching the subject since the length of the lens does not change while focusing.

The lens is also compatible with underwater shooting systems, making it a great addition to your snorkelling or scuba diving camera gear setup.

  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 60mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/22
  • Two Aspherical Elements, One EDA Element

Compact and lightweight, this lens is enjoyable for macro photographers of all skill levels.

SKU:  V312040BW000

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High-powered macro lens with a maximum image magnification of 2.5x

The maximum image magnification of 2.5x provides a unique macro shooting experience when shooting a variety of subjects, from authentic nature photos to everyday snapshots.

Maximum image magnification comparison

This lens boasts a maximum 2.5x image magnification, the highest level for a macro lens with a standard focusing range. With performance like this, you can photograph a world invisible to the unaided eye.

Superb optical performance that provides beautiful images

With an uncompromising optical construction that includes DSA and EDA lenses, superb resolution is achieved.

Beautiful circular bokeh

Superb optical performance results in virtually distortion-free, beautiful circular shaped bokeh.

Fast AF for capturing split-second movement

lighter design for the focusing lens group makes this item 20 to 30% faster. You’ll never miss the perfect moment.

Compatible with Focus Bracketing, perfect for macro shooting

Focus Bracketing, which slightly shifts the focus location in multiple shots, can be used for macro shooting. Using this function and photo editing software to composite the recorded images, you can create shots that look good enough to be in an illustrated encyclopedia.

*Cameras equipped with Focus Bracketing mode: E-M1 firmware V4.0 and later, E-M5 Mark II firmware V2.0 and later, E-M10 Mark II, and PEN-F (as of May 2016).

5-axis Image Stabilisation provides powerful support for handheld macro photography

By using this lens with a camera equipped with 5-axis IS (image stabilisation), image blur that often occurs in macro photography due to camera shift is minimised due to the powerful camera shift compensation provided by the 5-axis IS system. This lets you shoot macro photos handheld, with confidence.

*Cameras equipped with 5-axis IS: E-M1, E-M5 Mark II, E-M5, E-M10 Mark II, PEN-F, and E-P5 (as of May 2016).

Compatible with Olympus’ underwater shooting system

This lens is compatible with the separately available underwater shooting system for authentic underwater macro shooting.

List of underwater protectors

The maximum image magnification when using an underwater protector is approx. 0.7x (35mm equivalent: approx. 1.4x).


Focal Length:
30mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 60mm)
Maximum Aperture:
Minimum Aperture:
Barrel Type:
Camera Mount:
Micro Four Thirds
Full Time Manual Focus:
Minimum Focus Distance:
9.5 cm
Internal Focus:
Image Stabilization:
Filter Thread:
46 mm
128 g

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  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

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