differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM

Slightly better telephoto 180 mm vs 150 mm
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20% more reach, less perspective distortion
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Reasons to consider the Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro

Shorter 150 mm vs 204 mm
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Around 30% shorter
Smaller diameter 79 mm vs 95 mm
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Around 20% smaller lens at the end
Cheaper $1,099.00 vs $1,699.00
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The best price we've seen is $600 cheaper (around 40% less)
Lighter 1.2 kg vs 1.6 kg
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Around 30% lighter
Better wide angle 150 mm vs 180 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Sigma OS
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
180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM180 mm
150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro150 mm

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

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

Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Macro Canon EF

Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Macro Canon EF

Macro lens

$739

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor Micro 200mm f/4D ED-IF

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

Macro lens

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Nikon F

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Nikon F

Macro lens

$670

Length Shorter
Weight Lighter
Max focal length Worse telephoto

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

Nikon Nikkor  180mm f/2.8D ED-IF

Nikon Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D ED-IF

Sports lens

Weight Lighter
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
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

$388 - $399

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus Zuiko 18-180mm f/3.5-6.3 ED

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

Wildlife lens

$418

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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