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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

Has a silent focus motor Nikon AF-S vs None
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Focuses quickly and silently
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 Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

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

Macro lens

$499 - $530

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 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

$386 - $399

Nikon Nikkor  85mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$779

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Magnification Has worse macro
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

Auto focus Auto focus
Wide maximum Much wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$110 - $115

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Shorter
Wide maximum Significantly wider aperture
Magnification Less magnification
Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon-f

Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon-f

Macro lens

$327 - $349

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Weight Slightly lighter
Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$349 - $369

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Wide maximum Significantly narrower aperture

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

$899

Aperture Wider aperture
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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