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
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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)
Cheaper $37.62 vs $744.95
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The best price we've seen is $707 cheaper (19.8x less)
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

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 45mm f/1.8

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 45mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$400

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Magnification Significantly less magnification
Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6

Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6

Lens

$450

Aperture Wider aperture
Auto focus Auto focus
Nikon Nikkor AF-S VR Micro 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

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

Macro lens

$755 - $897

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter 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

$499

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus
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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