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 $2,046.95
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The best price we've seen is $798 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 24mm f/3.5D ED

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

Tilt-shift lens

$2,197

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8 Competitors

Samyang 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Canon EF

Samyang 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Canon EF

Tilt-shift lens

$649 - $1,000

Lowest price Cheaper
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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