Yes, that and the Tokina ATX 90mm f2.5 (same design) are the best of those
lenses. (As well as most lenses - zuikos included). Noticably better than the
more commonly known Tamron.
You should consider getting the optically matched extender allowing 1:1.
> For time I've been thinking about selling the Series1 90 1:2.5 macro to get
> the Zuiko 85.
> I did some googling on the lens, thinking I could put a Series1 logo in my
> ad. Instead I decided not to sell it! Almost everywhere this lens is
> mentioned, it's praised. Here's one example:
> "The FD lenses are fairly competent, I have a special fondness for the 50mm
> f/1.4. It's the equal of my Leitz Summilux, at 1/15th the price! My Vivitar
> 90mm f/2.5 series 1 macro is the sharpest lens I own, and I do have a 90mm
> f/2 Summicron for my M3s. A Vivitar, would you believe!"
> All the best,
> Lama, who's going to do some car work before cooler weather sets in.
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