Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Macro Prime
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with EF-S Mount
What type of photography is the Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Canon EF-S 60mm f2.8 Macro USM Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon EF-S 60mm f2.8 Macro USM lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Distance Scale
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| High Max Magnification ratio of 1x
| Minimum focus distance of 0.2m / 7.9 inch
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM is compatible with cameras that have a Canon EF-S lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF-S lenses are Canon T8i, Canon 90D and Canon SL3.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM has a maximum diameter of 73mm and total length of 70mm. It weighs 335g / 11.8 oz.
Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM has a filter thread of 52mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM:
Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM has a fixed focal length of 60mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 96mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 1x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.2m.
Below are the 3 Macro Prime type Canon1 mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F32.0.
Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM's optical formula consists of 12 elements in 8 groups . Special elements used in this design is Super Spectra coatings.
Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM doesn't come with a lens hood. You have to order the hood separately and the model number of the hood is ET-67B.
Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon 60mm f2.8 Macro USM
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