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

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Cheaper $59.50 vs $540.39
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The best price we've seen is $481 cheaper (9.1x less)
Slightly shorter 70 mm vs 94 mm
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Around 30% shorter
Slightly lighter 335 g vs 0.5 kg
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Around 40% lighter
Slightly smaller diameter 73 mm vs 76 mm
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Almost the same
Slightly better wide angle 60 mm vs 70 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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 digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Competitors

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$761 - $799

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Length Longer
Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Macro lens

$249

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Magnification Less magnification
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$340 - $719

Aperture Wider aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Competitors

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

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

Macro lens

$597

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Pentax K

Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Pentax K

Sports lens

$318

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Auto focus Auto focus
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$340 - $719

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Magnification Significantly less magnification

discussion Which do you think is better?

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