differences

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

Auto focus Yes vs No
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Image stabilization Sigma OS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Slightly shorter 127 mm vs 148 mm
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More than 10% shorter
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Reasons to consider the Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Slightly smaller diameter 73 mm vs 79 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

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Typically very sharp

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.

Zoom range Poor zoom Help
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competitors

Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro Competitors

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$998

Auto focus Auto focus
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$332 - $499

Auto focus Auto focus
Length Shorter
Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$409 - $449

Auto focus Auto focus
Length Shorter
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Competitors

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$749

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Pentax SMC  DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Pentax SMC DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Macro lens

$450 - $458

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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 - $344

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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