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Today's update on EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM, for my SLR Canon camera, after four years of use.
I've upgraded my camera, as I need video these days. However I'll keep my old canon camera and this lens, the EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM, as it is the best portrait and macro lens I've ever used.
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- 60mm macro lens with f/2.8 maximum aperture for EOS digital SLR cameras
- 25-degree angle of view is equivalent to 96mm lens on 35mm camera
- Focal length : 60mm, Closest focusing distance : 0.65 feet
- Floating optical system can focus down to life-size 1:1 magnification
- Silent and powerful ring-type ultra-sonic monitor (USM) for autofocusing
- Measures 2.9 inches in diameter and 2.8 inches long; 1-year warranty, Lens not Zoomable
Website created by Australian Rural-lit, historical fiction author and artist Ryn Shell
The original 2013 blog post.
The EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM lens is a compact, internal focusing lens designed specifically for the just announced EOS Digital Rebel XT SLR camera as well as the prosumer EOS 20D and entry-level EOS Digital Rebel SLR cameras. The new lens focuses from infinity down to 1:1 (lifesize) at a generous working distance of approximately four inches from the subject.
Lens BrandCanonModelEF-S 60mm f/2.8 for EOS Digital SLR CamerasMPN 0284B002, 0284B003, EFS60UPC013803050424, 4960999271255, 840356215068, 840356397030, 8714574528403
Lens TypeMacro/Close Up, StandardCompatible Camera TypeDigital SLRCompatible Camera BrandCanonFocus
Auto, ManualMax Aperturef/2.8
Lens Construction12 Elements in 8 GroupsFocal Length60mmMin Aperturef/32View Angle14.1 - 25
Filter Size52 mmMinimum Focusing Distance20 cmNumber of Diaphragm Blades7 BladesMacro Magnificationx1
Diameter7.3 cmLength6.98 cmWeight335 g
Zoom AdjustmentFixed/PrimeAdditional FeaturesMacro LensRelease DateApril, 2005
My favourite photos taken with the EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
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