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
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Learn more about
the Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO 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
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

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Macro lens

$2,022

Diameter Smaller diameter
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon EF

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon EF

Macro lens

$292 - $499

Lowest price Cheaper
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 Macro

Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$1,005 - $1,049

Magnification Much more magnification
Min focal length Better wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

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

Macro lens

$1,803 - $1,843

Aperture Wider aperture
Min focal length Better wide angle
Auto focus Auto focus
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

$470 - $569

Min focal length Better wide angle
Lowest price Cheaper
Max focal length Worse telephoto

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