differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Shorter 70 mm vs 123 mm
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More than 40% shorter
Cheaper $59.50 vs $737.89
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The best price we've seen is $678 cheaper (12.4x less)
Better wide angle 60 mm vs 100 mm
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40% better wide angle
Slightly lighter 335 g vs 0.6 kg
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Around 50% lighter
Slightly smaller diameter 73 mm vs 78 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

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
Slightly better telephoto 100 mm vs 60 mm
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Around 70% more reach, less perspective distortion
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Very wide aperture Help
f/32
Magnification Great zoom Help
1:1 (1)
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.

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

competitors

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Competitors

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$299

Aperture Wider aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

Lens

$150 - $179

Length Shorter
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

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

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

$349 - $360

Length Shorter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$680 - $999

Zoom range More zoom
Min focal length Better wide angle
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Low light lens

$1,299 - $1,699

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Min focal length Better wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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