differences

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

Better telephoto 150 mm vs 100 mm
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50% more reach, less perspective distortion
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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
Lighter 0.6 kg vs 1.2 kg
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Around 50% lighter
Better wide angle 100 mm vs 150 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Shorter 123 mm vs 150 mm
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Around 20% shorter
Slightly cheaper $749.00 vs $1,099.00
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The best price we've seen is $350 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO 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

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Fujifilm 60mm f/2.4 XF Macro

Macro lens

Length Shorter
Diameter Smaller diameter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

Sports lens

$999

Aperture Wider aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

Length Shorter
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

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Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE Canon EF

Macro lens

$1,843

Aperture Wider aperture
Min focal length Better wide angle
Auto focus Auto focus
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Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon EF

Macro lens

$569

Min focal length Better wide angle
Weight Lighter
Max focal length Worse telephoto
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Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM

Sports lens

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Length Longer

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