differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro vs the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM.
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the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Better image stabilization Canon IS vs Sigma OS
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Less risk of blur
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the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS MacroSigma OS
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USMCanon IS
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

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Competitors

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Macro lens

Diameter Smaller diameter
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$100 - $1,099

Zoom range More zoom
Min focal length Better wide angle
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

Sports lens

$749

Max focal length Better telephoto
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Competitors

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro

Macro lens

$179

Magnification Significantly more magnification
Max focal length Significantly better telephoto
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$499

Diameter Smaller diameter
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro

Sports lens

$399

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Auto focus Auto focus

discussion Which do you think is better?

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