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.
Excerpt: The XF 60mm 2.4 is not as talked about as the 56mm 1.2, however it has many things going for it. It is significantly less expensive, and smaller, and it does macro. It is very sharp, and at wide open f2.4, certainly fast enough.
Excerpt: I like this lens, and for the price I still feel it is a good deal, but there are a few issues that may cause it to get limited use. Not being a true macro lens, magnification is 1: 2, I find myself wanting more.
Pros: Durable, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Summary: Like a shallow depth of field no matter the f stop? This lens is for you. Granted there are many factors for getting a smooth creamy background but this lens, for me, seems to always give the smooth out-of-focus background.