differences

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

Slightly cheaper $569.00 vs $729.99
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The best price we've seen is $161 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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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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

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$1,098 - $1,100

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture
Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Canon EF

Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Canon EF

Macro lens

$335 - $339

Length Shorter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro

Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro

Macro lens

$1,075 - $1,099

Max focal length Better telephoto
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Competitors

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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
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

discussion Which do you think is better?

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