What's your favourite mu43 native lens to manually focus?

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Ah, but you don't need to hold it. Just get close enough to the subject, rock too and fro to get the 1:1 focus.
That's correct. You push the switch to 1:1 and it will snap back but the lens will stay at 1:1 unless you activate the AF or change the focus with the focus ring. You move the camera to get your subject in focus. A tripod and a macro focusing rail might help here. I can't rock under sufficient control to use that technique. :)
 

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That's correct. You push the switch to 1:1 and it will snap back but the lens will stay at 1:1 unless you activate the AF or change the focus with the focus ring. You move the camera to get your subject in focus. A tripod and a macro focusing rail might help here. I can't rock under sufficient control to use that technique. :)
The use of a camera macro focusing rail is important to me when using a tripod for closeups.
 

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I don't have a favourite lens to use manual focus with, but if I am for instance taking moon photo's with the 300 f4 and any of the TC's I will normally use manual focus just to make sure of the shot.

Depending on the situation I have used it with the 60 macro and 45 & 75 1.8 as well, the latter two for really close up wildlife images.
Heck I have even manual focused the 8mm FE when I needed to.

Edit: All of the above with focus peaking.
 

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