ZUIKO DIGITAL Lenses

ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm F4.0-5.6

Covering field of view to 600mm (35mm equivalent), this high mobility super-telephoto zoom lens weighs only 615 grams. Also, this lens incorporates three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens elements to offer sharper, higher-contrast imaging performance.
Furthermore, 1x magnification (35mm equivalent) tele-macro photography is capable. Thanks to Four-Thirds system, the lens offers a lot of the footwork out of both super-telephoto and macro photography world.

Sample Images

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Sample 1 | Camera [E-520]

Sample 1
Camera E-520
Image Stabilization IS1
Exposure mode Aperture Value
Shutter speed 1/160 sec.
Aperture value F5.6
ISO sensitivity 100
White balance AUTO
Recording format JPEG
Image size 3648 x 2736
File size 4.16 MB

Sample 2 | Camera [E-510]

Sample 2
Camera E-510
Image Stabilization OFF
Shutter speed 1/800 sec.
Aperture value F4.4
ISO sensitivity 100
White balance AUTO
Recording format JPEG
Image size 3648 x 2736
File size 6.48MB

Sample 3 | Camera [E-510]

Sample 3
Camera E-510
Image Stabilization IS2
Shutter speed 1/80 sec.
Aperture value F8
ISO sensitivity 100
White balance 5300K
Recording format JPEG
Image size 3648 x 2736
File size 5.78MB

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Lens Architecture · MTF Chart

Lens Architecture
MTF Chart

Depth of Field Table

  Camera-to-subject distance (in meters)
0.96 1.0 2.0 3.0 5.0 inf.
F stop 4 0.955~
0.965
0.994~
1.006
1.964~
2.037
2.910~
3.096
4.735~
5.298
79.136~
inf.
5.6 0.953~
0.967
0.992~
1.008
1.951~
2.052
2.877~
3.134
4.640~
5.423
57.081~
inf.
8 0.950~
0.970
0.989~
1.012
1.932~
2.074
2.831~
3.192
4.511~
5.614
40.818~
inf.
11 0.946~
0.974
0.984~
1.016
1.905~
2.106
2.768~
3.278
4.338~
5.914
28.997~
inf.
16 0.941~
0.980
0.978~
1.023
1.869~
2.153
2.683~
3.409
4.117~
6.396
20.645~
inf.
22 0.934~
0.988
0.969~
1.033
1.821~
2.223
2.573~
3.614
3.841~
7.238
14.678~
inf.
  Camera-to-subject distance (in meters)
0.96 1.0 2.0 3.0 5.0 inf.
F stop 4.5 0.959~
0.961
0.999~
1.001
1.991~
2.009
2.976~
3.024
4.928~
5.075
297.804~
inf.
5.6 0.958~
0.962
0.998~
1.002
1.988~
2.012
2.970~
3.031
4.908~
5.096
233.352~
inf.
8 0.958~
0.962
0.997~
1.003
1.984~
2.017
2.958~
3.043
4.873~
5.135
167.085~
inf.
11 0.957~
0.963
0.996~
1.004
1.977~
2.024
2.941~
3.062
4.823~
5.192
118.849~
inf.
16 0.956~
0.964
0.995~
1.005
1.968~
2.034
2.918~
3.088
4.754~
5.275
84.291~
inf.
22 0.954~
0.966
0.993~
1.007
1.955~
2.048
2.886~
3.125
4.661~
5.397
59.975~
inf.
  Camera-to-subject distance (in meters)
0.96 1.0 2.0 3.0 5.0 inf.
F stop 5.6 0.960~
0.960
0.999~
1.001
1.997~
2.003
2.992~
3.008
4.975~
5.026
856.184~
inf.
8 0.959~
0.961
0.999~
1.001
1.996~
2.004
2.989~
3.011
4.965~
5.035
617.857~
inf.
11 0.959~
0.961
0.999~
1.001
1.994~
2.006
2.984~
3.016
4.951~
5.050
441.611~
inf.
16 0.959~
0.961
0.999~
1.001
1.991~
2.009
2.978~
3.023
4.932~
5.070
313.400~
inf.
22 0.959~
0.961
0.998~
1.002
1.988~
2.012
2.969~
3.032
4.905~
5.100
222.782~
inf.

Depth of Field

Circle of least confusion 1/60mm

Specifications

Focal Length 70-300mm (35mm equivalent focal length 140-600mm)
Lens construction 14 Elements in 10 Groups, including 3 ED lens
Angle of View 18 to 4.1 Degree
Closest Focusing Distance 0.96m(at MF shooting), 1.2m(at AF shooting)
Maximum Image Magnification 0.50x (35mm equivalent Maximum Image Magnification 1.0x)
Minimum Field Size 26 x 35mm
Number of Blades 9 (Circular aperture diaphragm)
Maximum Aperture F4.0(70mm) - F5.6(300mm)
Minimum Aperture F22
Filter Size Ø58mm
Dimension Ø80 x 127.5mm
Weight 615g
Box Contents Lens Cap(LC-58C), Lens Rear Cap(LR-1), Lens Hood(LH-61E), Instruction Manual, Olympus Worldwide Warranty Card

Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.

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