Reviews and Problems with Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro
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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens
31 May 2013
Excerpt: This telephoto macro lens for Micro Four Thirds system cameras from Olympus provides an angle of view equivalent to a 120mm lens used on a 35mm camera, has a silent MSC focusing motor and produces life size magnification at its closest focus distance.
Pros: Extremely good optical performance for the price, Excellent build quality, Lightweight, Compact, Sealed against dust and moisture
Cons: No hood supplied as standard, Optional sliding hood is expensive
Excerpt: Owners of Micro Four-Thirds systems don’t have many dedicated options when it comes to taking pictures of things up uber close, but Olympus may have something for those individuals, in the shape of a 60mm macro lens.
Excerpt: When Olympus introduced its M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro lens at Photokina 2012 it filled a gap in the Micro Four Thirds system lens line-up and will be welcomed by photographers who shoot close-ups. Providing a focal length equivalent to 120mm in 35mm, this lens gives a true 1:1 macro reproduction ratio at a working distance of 29 cm. This lens can be used for a wide variety of subjects from macro to portraits and even landscapes.
Pros: You require a fast macro lens that delivers high resolution at the most commonly-used focal lengths., You want a macro lens that provides a good working distance., You'd like a close-up lens that is versatile enough to be used for portraiture and other types of subjects., You'd like a lens that requires no readjustment when you fit polarisers and graduated filters. Buyers can take advantage of a number of the MAL-1 Macro Arm Light (RRP $99) that clips into the accesso...