Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Macro Prime
lens with FourThirds max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with MFT
What type of photography is the Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f2.8 Macro Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f2.8 Macro lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Distance Scale
| High Max Magnification ratio of 1x
| Minimum focus distance of 0.19m / 7.5 inch
| Light weight at only 186g / 6.6 oz
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Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro is compatible with cameras that have a Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are Panasonic G9 II, OM System OM-5 and Panasonic GH6.
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro has a maximum diameter of 56mm and total length of 82mm. It weighs 186g / 6.6 oz.
Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro has a filter thread of 46mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro:
Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro has a fixed focal length of 60mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 120mm when used on a FourThirds format camera.
The Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Panasonic G9 II, OM System OM-5 and Panasonic GH6.
Optical Image Stabilization
Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro 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
Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro has a Max Magnification Ratio of 1x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.19m.
Below are the 3 Macro Prime type MFT mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 10 groups .
Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro doesn't come with a lens hood. You have to order the hood separately and the model number of the hood is LH-49.
Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Olympus ED 60mm f2.8 Macro
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