Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8.0

Announced Sep 17, 2012 •
Prime lens | Micro Four Thirds
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The Olympus Body Cap Lens 15mm F8 is a tiny, lightweight, inexpensive piece of kit that somehow squeezes a focusable three element lens into its 9mm-thick housing. Optically it doesn't win any plaudits, but in a way that's not really the point. Its real attraction lies in its portability and simplicity - you won't find a smaller lens.

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66%
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Good for

Micro Four Thirds owners looking for the smallest, lightest, most discreet lens for their cameras

Not so good for

Anyone who demands high technical quality in all of their images

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Review of Olympus 15mm f/8 BCL-1580 Body Cap Lens
By: SLR Gear

It's an interesting idea that seems to work well: instead of putting a body cap on your micro four thirds camera, put on this body cap lens, creating an ultra-portable point and shoot style camera. Recommended!

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