The 28mm f/2.8 Macro Vivitar in FD mount
Vivitar 28mm f/2.8 Macro in Canon FD mount. Where does it say it’s a macro lens?
Designated as a “Macro/Makro” on the box, but not on the actual lens
Here are a few shots made with the Vivitar mounted to an Olympus E-PL3 using an FD to MFT adapter. Image stabilization was set for 28mm.
The Vivitar 28mm Macro focuses down to 9 inches.
A brief summary of this lens:
- 5 elements in 5 groups
- Multicoated glass
- Focuses down to .23 meters (9 inches)
- 49mm size filter ring
- Probably manufactured by Komine
- Does not say “Macro” anywhere on the lens
The Vivitar 28mm f/2.8 Macro lens focuses down to .23 meters.
With the 2X crop factor on a MFT camera, it’s equivalent to a 56mm lens. So you have a “normal lens” with some close up capability.
An antique corn sheller for removing corn kernels. 1/80 sec.
1/125 sec with the Olympus E-PL3