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.
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Learn more about
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
Cheaper $129.00 vs $569.00
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The best price we've seen is $440 cheaper (4.4x less)
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Learn more about
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

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Competitors

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$1,098

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price More expensive
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Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro

Portrait lens

$449

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Auto focus Auto focus
Rokinon 100mm f/2.8 Macro Canon EF

Rokinon 100mm f/2.8 Macro Canon EF

Portrait lens

$499

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

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

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
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$60

Length Shorter
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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

discussion Which do you think is better?

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