ludi wrote:Is there an equivalent EF option I am overlooking, for example in Sigma or Tamron hardware?
ludi wrote:Actually, that's the 100mm f/2.8 I'm referring to. Sorry for the confusion $500 is pretty much the top-end of my per-lens budget right now, so L-glass (other than possibly the f/4L 70-200mm non-IS...future telephoto purchase maybe) isn't even in my price range. What makes the 60mm more attractive is that I can get it used for around $300-ish and still get 1:1 magnification.
Voldenuit wrote:Ah. Well, the 60/2.8 is a pretty good deal for a 1:1 macro lens. The Sigma and Tamron 100mm macros are going for $450-500, so not significantly off the 100/2.8. Get the 60.
Voldenuit wrote:Took this today with the PL45/2.8 Macro:
ISO 200, f/5.6, 1/50s shutter. Hand held (stabilised on surface).
In retrospect, should have stopped down to f/11 or so, but I was in a hurry to take the shot before it flew away, and wanted to keep the shutter speed up. Turned out pretty decent though, IMO.
Beomagi wrote:That's beautiful work - you nailed it on the eyes.
How close did you get with the PL 45mm, and does it block light/flash(assuming your m43 has flash).
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