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

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$293 - $499

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Diameter Larger diameter
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Macro lens

$569

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Max focal length Better telephoto
Diameter Larger diameter
Olympus Zuiko M. ED 45mm f/1.8

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 45mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$399

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Magnification Significantly less magnification

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

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

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Panasonic Lumix G  20mm f/1.7 II

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II

Low light lens

$268

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus M.Zuiko  25mm f/1.8

Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$260 - $399

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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