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Alway looking for that ONE lens...

Discussion in 'Native X-Mount Lens Forum' started by dixeyk, May 15, 2017.

  1. dixeyk

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    The Fuji XF60 is one very sweet and underrated lens. I'd say it's my favorite native lens (with the 18/2 a very close second).
     
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    Yey! Both the 60mm and the 18mm are hugely underrated, and I also love them BOTH!
     
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    I don't think the 60 is underrated. People always praise the optics. I had one for a while. I think people just see the warts: not true macro, slow focusing, and 39mm filter thread.
     
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    The 60mm is awesome for portraits as well.

    Nothing wrong with the 39mm filter thread. I put a filter on the filter and added a 39-52mm step up ring. Works fine with all my old Nikon filters. :)
     
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    Zeiss 50M

    Though I may buy a 60mm for the second kit I'm building because it is cheaper than a 50f2, and has the close focus feature.
     
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    I just find it curious that the 60/2.4 is seen as having "warts". I think it's the equal of lenses like the Olympus ZD 50/2 macro on fourthirds or the Panasonic/Leica 45/2.8 macro on m43. Both of those lenses had similarly slow AF at times and the ZD 50/2 is not a true macro yet neither of those is described as having "warts". I shot the PL 45/2.8 for years and I would say it's one of the best lenses available for m43. I think the XF60 is better. if a lens this good had been available for Sony I might never have bought my X-P1. Fuji users have a ridiculous amount of terrific lenses to choose from so a lens like the 60/2.4 gets ignored.
     
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    I've been on the lookout for one lately. Recently picked up the Fuji close up adapters and they're fun to play with on normal lenses. Would be cool to have true 1:1 macro with the 60 and the adapters.
     
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    Lovely rose...

    I have to agree with these two lens choices...
    Although the 230 end on the 50-230 has become one I really like.
    (have not used the other zoom distances on the lens)
     

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