differences

Reasons to consider the Panasonic MACRO 30mm 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
Better wide angle 30 mm vs 60 mm
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2x better wide angle
Slightly shorter 64 mm vs 82 mm
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More than 20% shorter
Panasonic Lumix G  MACRO 30mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S. Learn more about
the Panasonic MACRO 30mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.

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

Slightly better telephoto 60 mm vs 30 mm
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2x more reach, less perspective distortion
Slightly smaller diameter 56 mm vs 59 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
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
Diameter Small diameters Help
MACRO 30mm f/2.8 MEGA O.I.S.59 mm
ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro56 mm
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.

competitors

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

Placeholder

Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro

Portrait lens

$549

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Auto focus Auto focus
Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6

Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6

Lens

$450

Aperture Wider aperture
Auto focus Auto focus
Olympus Zuiko  35mm f/3.5 Macro ED

Olympus Zuiko 35mm f/3.5 Macro ED

Macro lens

$749

Length Shorter
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Diameter Larger diameter

Panasonic Lumix G MACRO 30mm 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

$70 - $598

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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

$561

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Diameter Slightly larger diameter
Olympus M.Zuiko  25mm f/1.8

Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$284 - $400

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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