differences

Reasons to consider the Olympus 35mm f/3.5 Macro ED

Shorter 53 mm vs 82 mm
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Around 40% shorter
Slightly better wide angle 35 mm vs 60 mm
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More than 40% better wide angle
Olympus Zuiko  35mm f/3.5 Macro ED Learn more about
the Olympus 35mm f/3.5 Macro ED

Reasons to consider the Olympus ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Smaller diameter 56 mm vs 71 mm
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More than 20% smaller lens at the end
Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest, the ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Slightly better telephoto 60 mm vs 35 mm
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More than 70% more reach, less perspective distortion
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the Olympus ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Magnification Great zoom Help
1:1 (1)
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use

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

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro Competitors

Panasonic Lumix G  MACRO 30mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.

Panasonic Lumix G MACRO 30mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.

Lens

$298

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Min focal length Better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$332 - $499

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Diameter Larger diameter
Panasonic Elmarit Leica DG Macro- 45mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.

Panasonic Elmarit Leica DG Macro- 45mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.

Macro lens

$565 - $798

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Length Slightly shorter
Diameter Slightly larger diameter

Olympus Zuiko 35mm f/3.5 Macro ED Competitors

Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/2 Macro ED

Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/2 Macro ED

Macro lens

$577

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Auto focus Auto focus
Olympus Zuiko M. ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO

Wide angle lens

$649 - $899

Zoom range More zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Panasonic Lumix G  MACRO 30mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.

Panasonic Lumix G MACRO 30mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.

Lens

$298

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly longer

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