differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon PC-E Micro 45mm f/2.8D ED

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the PC-E Micro 45mm f/2.8D ED goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
More magnification 1:2 (0.5) vs 1:6.2 (0.2)
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Take macro shots with subjects more than 3x larger in your photo
Nikon Nikkor PC-E Micro 45mm f/2.8D ED Learn more about
the Nikon PC-E Micro 45mm f/2.8D ED

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

Has a silent focus motor Generic motor vs None
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Almost the same
Cheaper $1,249.00 vs $1,987.79
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The best price we've seen is $739 cheaper (around 40% less)
Slightly shorter 90 mm vs 112 mm
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Around 20% shorter
Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8 Learn more about
the Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8

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

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

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

Nikon Nikkor PC-E Micro 85mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor PC-E Micro 85mm f/2.8D

Tilt-shift lens

$1,549 - $1,650

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Zeiss Distagon  T* 18mm f/3.5 ZF.2 Nikon F

Zeiss Distagon T* 18mm f/3.5 ZF.2 Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$933 - $1,095

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Tilt-shift Not a tilt-shift lens

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

$1,340 - $1,399

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Samyang 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Canon EF

Samyang 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Canon EF

Tilt-shift lens

$1,000

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture
Leica Summarit 35mm f/2.5

Leica Summarit 35mm f/2.5

Low light lens

$6,499

Diameter Significantly smaller diameter
Length Shorter
Tilt-shift Not a tilt-shift lens

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