Reviews and Problems with Fujifilm XF60mmF2.4 R Macro
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Fujinon XF 60mm f/2.4 R Macro review by Klicko Orange
Klicko Orange, slrgear.com
24 July 2015
Summary: This is the best food and portrait lens ever and probably Fuji's best lens for commercial photography. In the day time you only need a big window and probably a small reflector to do your assignment.
Cons: This is the best food and portrait lens ever and probably Fuji's best lens for commercial photography. In the day time you only need a big window and probably a small reflector to do your assignment. Albeit it's a no-no for sports and birding and not sufficient enough as an only lens for wedding ...
Summary: This is a very nice moderate general purpose telephoto with an angle of view equivalent to a 90mm lens on a full frame or 35mm film SLR. It be used as a "macro" lens but "close-up" would be a better description.
Summary: I've waited until firmware 4.0 for the X-T1 to provide a review. This lens seems often maligned but its hard to beat its IQ for the money. It is tack sharp and at f/2.4 its pretty fast. Its a good optic. The biggest knock has been focusing speed and until fm 4.0 it had its moments of hunting about.
Pros: Tack sharp!
Cons: I've waited until firmware 4.0 for the X-T1 to provide a review.
Excerpt: Just got the 60mm macro for my X-T1. I will be using it on an upcoming trip to the Smokey Mountains in May. It's incrediable sharp and quickly focuses. I manual mode it's solid and accurate to focus.
Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
Excerpt: Yikes! If this had been the first lens I purchased, I would have dumped my beloved x-t1. It struggles to find focus the first (or even third) time. While it is slowly racking back and forth through the focal range you are treated to the loud whirring of the focal motor.
Excerpt: I use this lens more for portraiture than macro. The build quality is fantastic, even the lens hood is metal. The magnification isn't the greatest but quite adequate. Manual focus is slow, but I would prefer this for macro work. The aperture ring it actually labeled and the detents are tight.
Excerpt: This specialized lens has two great uses: macro and portrait photography. It's small, light weight on the Fujifilm mirrorless bodies I own make it useful for macrophotography either hand held, copy stand, or tripod.
Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I recently purchased this lens to extend my Fuji system and specifically to photograph coins. I found it is very well built, excellent quality and focuses quickly. I was absolutely delighted to find that Fuji has also recently released two new extension tubes, making this lens an all around superb...
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction