Oly OM-D E-M5 + Sigma 60mm DN 2.8. Will the auto-magnify feature work in MF mode?

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by LowriderS10, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. LowriderS10

    LowriderS10 Monkey with a camera.

    May 19, 2013
    Canada
    Hi guys,

    So...I'm looking at the Sigma 60 2.8 and really loving the way it renders OOF backgrounds and keeps the subjects razor sharp. I'm debating adding it to my collection and possibly replacing my 45 1.8 as my travel prime.

    However...I really like the function of the Olympus lenses where if you are in manual focus mode, it magnifies your focus point automatically as soon as you touch the focus ring. Will this feature behave the same way with the Sigma lens?

    Thanks in advance, and have a great day!
     
  2. Jay86

    Jay86 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Dec 26, 2012
    Curious about this as well....
     
  3. fritsk

    fritsk Mu-43 Regular

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    Feb 11, 2014
    I use the pl5 with the sigma 19 and 30mm and this function (auto magnify when turning the ring) works on both lenses. Great feature! So i assume it works on the em5 as well.
     
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  4. LowriderS10

    LowriderS10 Monkey with a camera.

    May 19, 2013
    Canada
    Thanks! I hope this means that this feature works with all native mount lenses, not just Oly/Pan lenses! :)

    I agree, I love this feature and use it extensively! Thanks for your reply. :)
     
  5. letsgofishing

    letsgofishing Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 21, 2012
    South Africa
    Mike Kaplan
    Yes, the auto-magnify works perfectly with the EM5 and Sig 60...
     
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  6. LowriderS10

    LowriderS10 Monkey with a camera.

    May 19, 2013
    Canada
    Thanks, Mike! :)