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Is no one excited about the new Oly 60mm 2.8?

Started Oct 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Is no one excited about the new Oly 60mm 2.8?
Oct 3, 2012

I keep reading raves about the 75mm, but am surprised that there is not much mention of the new 60mm. It's far lighter, weather-sealed (or whatever it's called), optimized for video, and reasonably fast. Lightness is important to me, more so than even price - although, at $499, the price is an advantage as well.

I don't do macros often, but wouldn't the 60mm be good for portraits as well (subject to decent bokeh)? It's slower than the 75, of course, but many of us also have the 45mm to help out in low light situations.

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