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
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

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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
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Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Macro Canon EF

Macro lens

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Weight Lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM

Macro lens

$1,399

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$749

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Max focal length Worse telephoto
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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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