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 $749.00
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The best price we've seen is $690 cheaper (12.6x 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 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Competitors

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Macro lens

$569

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
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

$357 - $399

Length Shorter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$60

Length Shorter
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$60

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Shorter
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture
Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Macro lens

$242

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Magnification Less magnification
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$336 - $349

Aperture Wider aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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