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An outstanding fast mid-range zoom in the Olympus Super High Grade lineup, the Zuiko 7-14mm f/4 ED is equivalent to a 14-28mm in its field of view and f/5.6 in terms of its depth of field (as compared to a 35mm DSLR).
The lens does not have optical image stabilization, but the image-stabilized Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera body takes care of that matter.
The 7-14mm is very large and very heavy by 4/3 standards, though it is still notably smaller and lighter than the Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G. Apparently, such are the requirements for achieving the exceptional optical performance as well as additional zoom range (28mm equivalent vs 24mm). The extra zoom range makes the lens all that much more versatile.
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