Low priced gem

Started Oct 14, 2013 | User reviews
polizonte
polizonte Contributing Member • Posts: 896
Low priced gem
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This was my first macro lens many years ago when I used a Canon 40D - the EFS 60mm f2.8 is a low priced gem; two years ago I bought one new for my son and paired it with a used Canon 50D. A year later, my gift had not been used being too much to carry around and was returned to me; before selling it, I used the combo for a week - some quick snapshots are in my gallery. I am now a Nikon FX user, but this is still a fun lens that I would recommend to any Canon DX user looking for a portable, inexpensive, sharp, and reasonably fast focusing and for close-ups, easy to manual focus lens.

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Es mejor pescar que ser pescado.

 polizonte's gear list:polizonte's gear list
Nikon D800E Nikon D810 Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm F2.8G ED Nikon AF-S 105mm F1.4E ED Nikon 28mm F1.4E
Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Telephoto macro prime lens • Canon EF-S • 0284B002
Announced: Feb 17, 2005
polizonte's score
5.0
Average community score
4.5
Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Canon EOS 40D Canon EOS 50D
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asad137 Contributing Member • Posts: 693
Re: Low priced gem

I agree, the 60mm Macro is a great lens. Sometimes I get a little frustrated with the short working distance (especially trying to take pictures of bugs), but it is ridiculously sharp.

Canon DX

There is no such thing as "Canon DX"!

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