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 $999.00
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The best price we've seen is $250 cheaper (around 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

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$60 - $859

Length Shorter
Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon EF

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon EF

Macro lens

$557 - $569

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$950 - $1,098

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

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

Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM

Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM

Sports lens

$1,699

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Length Longer
Nikon Nikkor Micro 200mm f/4D ED-IF

Nikon Nikkor Micro 200mm f/4D ED-IF

Macro lens

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Olympus Zuiko 18-180mm f/3.5-6.3 ED

Olympus Zuiko 18-180mm f/3.5-6.3 ED

Wildlife lens

$416

Zoom range Much more zoom
Min focal length Significantly better wide angle
Wide minimum Much wider aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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