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differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro vs the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM.
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Learn more about
the Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro

Reasons to consider the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Slightly cheaper $59.50 vs $459.00
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The best price we've seen is $400 cheaper (7.7x less)
Slightly lighter 335 g vs 0.5 kg
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Around 40% lighter
Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Learn more about
the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Magnification Great zoom Help
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Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
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Compared to macro lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$488 - $499

Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$349

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$799

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Magnification Has worse macro
Tamron SP 60mm f/2 Di II LD Macro Canon-ef

Tamron SP 60mm f/2 Di II LD Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$513 - $524

Aperture Has a wider aperture

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

Macro lens

$515 - $529

Pentax SMC  DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Pentax SMC DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Sports lens

$579 - $700

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Weight Slightly lighter
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Pentax SMC  FA 43mm f/1.9

Pentax SMC FA 43mm f/1.9

Low light lens

$550 - $620

Aperture Wider aperture
Weight Lighter
Magnification Significantly less magnification
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon-f

Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di Macro Nikon-f

Macro lens

$333 - $499

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Weight Slightly lighter
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Pentax-k

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Pentax-k

Low light lens

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Min focal length Better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Weight Slightly heavier

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$899

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Lowest price More expensive
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$110 - $115

Aperture Wider aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Magnification Less magnification
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$549

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$637 - $999

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Magnification Less magnification
Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Canon-ef

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$149

Max focal length Significantly better telephoto
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Aperture Narrower aperture

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