differences

Reasons to consider the Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8

Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest, the TS-E 45mm f/2.8 captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Cheaper $1,399.00 vs $1,899.00
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The best price we've seen is $500 cheaper (around 30% less)
Smaller diameter 81 mm vs 89 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 90 mm vs 107 mm
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Around 20% shorter
Slightly better telephoto 45 mm vs 24 mm
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Around 90% more reach, less perspective distortion
Slightly lighter 0.6 kg vs 0.8 kg
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Around 20% lighter
Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8 Learn more about
the Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8

Reasons to consider the Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II

Slightly more magnification 1:2.9 (0.3) vs 1:6.2 (0.2)
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Take macro shots with subjects more than 2x larger in your photo
Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 45 mm
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Around 50% better wide angle
Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II Learn more about
the Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Tilt-shift Both are tilt-shift lenses Help
Incredible selective focus
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Focus yourself

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Focus motor Silent focus motor Help
Silent and fast

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

competitors

Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II Competitors

Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L

Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L

Tilt-shift lens

$2,149

Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor PC-E 24mm f/3.5D ED

Nikon Nikkor PC-E 24mm f/3.5D ED

Tilt-shift lens

$2,197

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8

Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8

Tilt-shift lens

$1,399 - $1,859

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Min focal length Worse wide angle

Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8 Competitors

Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8

Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8

Tilt-shift lens

$1,399 - $1,859

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Nikon Nikkor PC-E Micro 45mm f/2.8D ED

Nikon Nikkor PC-E Micro 45mm f/2.8D ED

Tilt-shift lens

$2,047

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Magnification More magnification
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor PC-E 24mm f/3.5D ED

Nikon Nikkor PC-E 24mm f/3.5D ED

Tilt-shift lens

$2,197

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Magnification More magnification
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

discussion Which do you think is better?

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