This 3x standard zoom lens is the smallest and lightest in its class and features a closest focusing distance of only 1 inch. The ED (Extra-low Dispersion)and two aspherical lens elements correct aberrations without increasing lens dimensions. The circular aperture diaphragm enables beautiful defocusing - one of the big advantages of this lens. Excellent mobility is assured by a weight ofless than 7 oz.
The Olympus 14-42mm is commonly used for Landscape/scenery and more.The Olympus 14-42mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Olympus 14-42mm: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus and Lightweight.