Impressed by the Olympus 60mm F2.8

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by FlyPenFly, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. FlyPenFly

    FlyPenFly Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 15, 2011
    I've used many a macro lenses over the years and I'm extremely impressed by the performance of this lens. I can't believe it's only $600.

    My only complaint is that the hood seems hard to find!

    Will be adding a ringlight kit to my bag in the near future and really see what this thing can do.







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  2. dhazeghi

    dhazeghi Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 6, 2010
    San Jose, CA
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    Excellent work! It's great that we now have a choice between two great macro lenses for m4/3. And here it's only $500...
  3. mf100

    mf100 Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 26, 2012
    Sawbridgeworth, England
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    I got my 60mm on Thursday and have been very impressed, not only with the macro, but also using it as a portrait lens. I'm not so sure that I really need to get that 75mm anymore.
  4. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    It's definitely a great lens.
    Since I sold my Leica 45mm, if I ever decide to get another MACRO, this would be it....:smile:
  5. applemint

    applemint Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 24, 2012
  6. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 14, 2012
    New Mexico
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    Oh hell! Now you've gone and done it. I have to get one, can't live without one, and I've just been laid off. Damn!

    Nice pictures, by the way.
  7. Starred

    Starred Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 7, 2010
    Same pictures look so much better here than on DPReview. How come?
  8. Steven

    Steven Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 25, 2012
    DPreview forums seem to have software that stretches out the photos a bit making them less sharp. I don't like posting stuff there anymore, because it just ends up making me look bad :mad:
  9. Steven

    Steven Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 25, 2012
    Great photos! Nice watches too :)
  10. karlw

    karlw Mu-43 Rookie

    Oct 15, 2012
    Enfield Connecticut
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    People there seem to make alot of people's pictures look bad