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 $399.00 vs $575.00
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The best price we've seen is $176 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Slightly better telephoto 60 mm vs 45 mm
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More than 30% more reach, less perspective distortion
Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro Learn more about
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

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

$369 - $398

Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Panasonic Lumix G  42.5mm f/1.7 POWER O.I.S.

Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 POWER O.I.S.

Low light lens

$398

Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Magnification Significantly less magnification

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

$369 - $398

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Min focal length Better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$483 - $599

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Diameter Larger diameter
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$379 - $499

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Diameter Larger diameter

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