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differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Shorter 74 mm vs 116 mm
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Around 40% shorter
Better wide angle 60 mm vs 105 mm
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More than 40% better wide angle
Slightly lighter 440 g vs 0.7 kg
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Around 40% lighter
Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D Learn more about
the Nikon Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Reasons to consider the Nikon 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR

Image stabilization Nikon VR vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Slightly better telephoto 105 mm vs 60 mm
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Around 80% more reach, less perspective distortion
Nikon Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR Learn more about
the Nikon 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide maximum Wide aperture Help
f/32
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Magnification Great zoom Help
1:1 (1x)
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x

Compared to macro 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

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon-f

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon-f

Macro lens

$844

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX Micro 85mm f/3.5G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX Micro 85mm f/3.5G ED VR

Macro lens

$527

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon-f

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

Macro lens

$390

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon-f

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon-f

Macro lens

$499

Nikon Nikkor  85mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$446

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Magnification Has worse macro
Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

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

Macro lens

$547

Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

Lens

$277

Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Macro MP-E 65mm f/2.8

Canon Macro MP-E 65mm f/2.8

Macro lens

$1,049 - $1,054

Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$110

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Shorter
Wide maximum Significantly wider aperture
Magnification Less magnification
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Low light lens

$197

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Wide maximum Significantly wider aperture
Magnification Less magnification

Nikon Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Low light lens

Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide maximum Much wider aperture

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