Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8.0
Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8.0 front
Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8.0
Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8.0
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Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8.0

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Key specs

  • 3
  • 3
  • Unit
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  • Normal
  • Four Thirds
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Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8.0 Full Specifications

Image properties

Four Thirds
, 15
0.06
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Aperture

8
8
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Optics

3
3

Focus

Unit
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11.81 in
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Dimensions

Normal
Micro Four Thirds
0.05 lb
2.20 in
0.35 in

Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8.0 Online Reviews


The Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8 was announced at Photokina 2012, alongside the PEN E-PL5 and E-PM2 mirrorless models. It is, in essence, exactly what it says on the tin - a lens in a body cap - but with something of a twist. Because despite its tiny size and low price, Olympus has ended up making something rather more ambitious than you might think. Within its 9mm-thick housing, Olympus has managed to fit a three element lens, complete with a simple manual focusing mechanism that lets you get within a foot of your subject. Compare this to Pentax's recently-announced '07 Mount Shield Lens' for its Q-series mirrorless cameras, which is a fixed-focus single element design that's more in keeping with the fun, 'Toy Camera' side to the Q's personality.Read more