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Olympus M.Zuiko 300mm f4 IS Pro lens lightens your load (pictures)

Olympus' super-telephoto lens will cut down on the amount you have to schlep around.

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The lens comes with a tripod collar and a ring to cover the screws if you take the collar off. Plus there's the usual drawstring padded pouch.

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Size

For a lens with a 600mm-equivalent focal length, it's nicely compact.

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Cover up

With the cover for the screws.

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On camera

Even though it's not that big, it still dwarfs the OM-D E-M1.

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Focus clutch

When you pull back the focus ring, it reveals the distance scale and enables manual focus. This feature is among Olympus' most useful.

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Round aperture

Nine blades, just as you'd expect in a camera of its price.

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Hood

The built-in hood pulls out, and rotating it locks it into place.

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