NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 12, 2015) - Adorama (http://www.adorama.com), one of the world's largest photography, video and audio, imaging, and electronics retailers, now has available for pre-order Olympus' newly announced ultra-wide lenses -- the Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye Pro Lens and the Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm f2.8 Pro Lens, both for Micro Four-Thirds systems -- and a new Limited Edition OM-D E-M5 Mark II mirrorless digital camera. The new photography equipment from Olympus can be pre-ordered on Adorama's website at http://www.adorama.com/results/OlympusMay12 at retail prices of USD 999.00 for the 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye Pro Lens, USD 1,299.00 for the 7-14mm f/2.8 Pro Lens, and USD 1,199.00 for the new E-M5 mirrorless camera body.
New Ultra-wide angle lenses
Industry expert Mason Resnick provides some context for the release of the Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm f/2.8 Lens in his First Look column in the Adorama Learning Center:
With the release of the 7-14mm f/2.8 Pro, Olympus now has a complete range of constant aperture f/2.8 zoom lenses, including the Zuiko ED 12-40mm f/2.8 and M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/2.8 lenses, giving photographers a desirable constant f/2.8 aperture from the 35mm equivalent of 14mm-300mm.
The 7-14mm f/2.8 Pro lens has the 35mm equivalent focal range of 14-28mm, and is freeze- dust- and splashproof. Olympus is becoming known for its 5-axis Image Stabilization, which this lens has built in. It also features the Zuiko Extra-Low Reflection Optical (ZERO) Coating to reduce flaring as well as a fast and quiet AF function, and focuses to about one inch in front of the lens.
The Olympus 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye lens is the world's first dust-, splash- and freezeproof 8mm f/1.8 fisheye lens. This 16mm-equivalent lens features a bright, wide-open aperture and ZERO coating, and has a diagonal 180-degree angle of view. Its optical performance has been optimized for star photography.
Titanium OM-D E-M5 Mark II
The newest version of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II features a ruggedized, magnesium alloy body that's been weather-sealed and can withstand temperatures of as low as -40 degrees Celsius. Created mainly for collectors interested in vintage-inspired film camera designs, only 250 of these mirrorless digital cameras will be available in the United States.
Announced in February 2015, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II camera's original features are otherwise carried over to this new Titanium edition, including a 16MP Micro Four Thirds sensor, 5-axis Image Stabilization, Full HD video recording up to 60fps and built-in Wi-Fi.
Read Mason Resnick's full First Look article online at: http://www.adorama.com/alc/7776/article/olympus-adds-two-ultrawide-lenses-titanium-em-5mii-first-look.
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