differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Significantly wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the EF 35mm f/1.4L USM captures much more light (2 f-stops)
Better wide angle 35 mm vs 100 mm
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2.9x better wide angle
Shorter 86 mm vs 123 mm
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More than 30% shorter
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Reasons to consider the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Image stabilization Canon IS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Significantly more magnification 1:1 (1) vs 1:5.6 (0.2)
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Take macro shots with subjects more than 5.5x larger in your photo
Cheaper $729.99 vs $1,599.00
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The best price we've seen is $869 cheaper (2.2x less)
Better telephoto 100 mm vs 35 mm
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Around 3x more reach, less perspective distortion
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Competitors

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$1,098 - $1,100

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture
Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Canon EF

Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Canon EF

Macro lens

$335 - $339

Length Shorter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro

Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro

Macro lens

$1,075 - $1,099

Max focal length Better telephoto
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM Competitors

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM

Low light lens

$1,449 - $1,549

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Diameter Slightly larger diameter
Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

Low light lens

Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Length Slightly shorter
Wide minimum Wider aperture
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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Canon-ef

Low light lens

$700 - $799

Lowest price Cheaper
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

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