differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Nikon F

Has a silent focus motor Sigma HSM vs None
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Almost the same
Image stabilization Sigma OS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Significantly more magnification 1:1 (1) vs 1:6.7 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects more than 6.5x larger in your photo
Better wide angle 150 mm vs 180 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Nikon F Learn more about
the Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Nikon 180mm f/2.8D ED-IF

Lighter 0.8 kg vs 1.2 kg
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Around 40% lighter
Slightly better telephoto 180 mm vs 150 mm
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20% more reach, less perspective distortion
Nikon Nikkor  180mm f/2.8D ED-IF Learn more about
the Nikon 180mm f/2.8D ED-IF

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Min focal length Poor wide angle Help
150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Nikon F150 mm
180mm f/2.8D ED-IF180 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Diameter Small diameters Help
79 mm
Weight Light weight Help
150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Nikon F1.2 kg
180mm f/2.8D ED-IF0.8 kg

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Nikon Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D ED-IF Competitors

Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Low light lens

$1,197

Min focal length Better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

Sports lens

$1,206 - $1,392

Aperture Wider aperture
Min focal length Better wide angle
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor  85mm f/1.4D IF

Nikon Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF

Low light lens

$1,099

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Min focal length Better wide angle
Wide minimum Wider aperture

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

Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F

Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$350 - $364

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Macro Nikon F

Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$915

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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