differences

Reasons to consider the Panasonic Leica DG Macro- 45mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.

Image stabilization Panasonic MEGA O.I.S. vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Slightly shorter 63 mm vs 82 mm
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More than 20% shorter
Slightly better wide angle 45 mm vs 60 mm
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Around 30% better wide angle
Panasonic Elmarit Leica DG Macro- 45mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S. Learn more about
the Panasonic Leica DG Macro- 45mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.

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

Slightly smaller diameter 56 mm vs 63 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly cheaper $394.00 vs $797.99
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The best price we've seen is $404 cheaper (2x less)
Slightly better telephoto 60 mm vs 45 mm
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More than 30% 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
Diameter Small diameters Help
Leica DG Macro- 45mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.63 mm
ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro56 mm
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 50mm f/2 Macro ED

Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/2 Macro ED

Macro lens

$647

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Auto focus Auto focus
Fujifilm 60mm f/2.4 XF Macro

Fujifilm 60mm f/2.4 XF Macro

Macro lens

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Magnification Less magnification
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$297 - $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. Competitors

Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Low light lens

$428 - $598

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus Zuiko 12-60mm f/2.8-4 ED SWD

Olympus Zuiko 12-60mm f/2.8-4 ED SWD

Wide angle lens

$399

Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Min focal length Better wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Leica 42.5mm f/1.2 DG Nocticron Power O.I.S.

Panasonic Leica 42.5mm f/1.2 DG Nocticron Power O.I.S.

Low light lens

$1,060 - $1,398

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Magnification Significantly less magnification

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