Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Announced Feb 17, 2005 •
Telephoto macro prime lens | Canon EF-S | 0284B002

Recommended - Very very sharp short telephoto for macro and portraits. Quick silent focus on recent cameras. I purchased this lens when first released and marginal light focus was poor with Canon's 20D and 30D bodies, but focus is reliable with 40D and newer. Drawbacks? There's no focus lock-out to prevent the AF from hunt into macro ranges when you're shooting portraits. Also, the optional lens hood has a flimsy mount and the resulting combo doesn't feel solid like most Canon products. If ...

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