3 new Olympus lenses for 2020 – including 100-400mm IS and 12-45mm Pro

3 new Olympus lenses for 2020 – including 100-400mm IS and 12-45mm Pro
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Olympus has announced an update to its 2020 lens roadmap, confirming that three new Micro Four Thirds optics will be released next year – including two previously unannounced optics. Furthermore, the company revealed that an additional new telephoto zoom Pro lens is also under development. 

First on the list is the already announced M.Zuiko ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS Pro lens, which made its public debut at The Photography Show in March has been widely expected to launch early next year. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.