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 $670.00
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The best price we've seen is $611 cheaper (11.3x less)
Slightly lighter 335 g vs 0.5 kg
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Around 40% lighter
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 lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Magnification Great zoom Help
1:1 (1)
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Typically very sharp

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

Compared to macro 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

Shared 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 Has image stabilization
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$100 - $110

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Magnification Has worse macro
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$530

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

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

Macro lens

$349

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
Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

Lens

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$529

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

$529 - $597

Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Pentax SMC  DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Pentax SMC DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Macro lens

$528 - $579

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Weight Slightly lighter
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Pentax SMC HD DA 40mm f/2.8

Pentax SMC HD DA 40mm f/2.8

Lens

$340

Weight Lighter
Min focal length Better wide angle
Magnification Less magnification
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Pentax-k

Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Pentax-k

Sports lens

$307

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM 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

$293 - $499

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Canon-ef

Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$371 - $379

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

$349

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Magnification Less magnification
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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