This single focal length portrait lens has a beautiful shallow depth of field, which enables the background blurring effects not possible with the 14-42mm kit Fixed lens. The MSC mechanism is great for tracking a moving child or pet, and provides a quick and silent focus mechanism for movies and still photography.
- Fast portrait lens.Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality
- Minimum focusing distance : 0.20m, Focal Length : 45 mm
- Maximum f/1.8 aperture, great for low light shooting, f/1.8 maximum aperture delivers beautiful defocused backgrounds
- Quiet Movie-Still-Compatible lens drive for video shooting
- Optional LH-40B lens hood for shooting in bright conditions
- Optical Image Stabilizer provides up to 4 shutter speed stops of correction.
- Ring USM, high-speed CPU, and optimized AF algorithms for fast auto focusing with a minimal focusing distance of 0.20m.
- Full-time manual focus for manual adjustment while in AF mode with silent and smooth operation making it suitable for video recording.
- Aspherical lens elements improve peripheral image quality.
- Circular diaphragm (7 blades) delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds.