differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Smaller diameter 66 mm vs 78 mm
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Around 20% smaller lens at the end
Shorter 84 mm vs 123 mm
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More than 30% shorter
Slightly lighter 0.5 kg vs 0.6 kg
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Around 20% lighter
Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS Learn more about
the Nikon Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Has a silent focus motor Canon USM vs None
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Almost the same
Image stabilization Canon IS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Auto focus Yes vs No
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More magnification 1:1 (1) vs 1:2 (0.5)
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Take macro shots with subjects 2x larger in your photo
Slightly cheaper $763.08 vs $922.03
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The best price we've seen is $159 cheaper (around 20% less)
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
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp

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

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$1,000 - $1,098

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$341 - $369

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$60 - $399

Length Shorter
Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS Competitors

Nikon Nikkor 55mm f/2.8 Micro AIS

Nikon Nikkor 55mm f/2.8 Micro AIS

Macro lens

$509

Min focal length Better wide angle
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Max focal length Worse telephoto
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$400 - $499

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Diameter Slightly larger diameter
Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

Macro lens

$597

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Max focal length Worse telephoto

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