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
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Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
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

$849

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

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

Macro lens

$399

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

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

Macro lens

$500 - $524

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 Macro

Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$1,049

Magnification Has better macro
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$369

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Magnification Has worse macro
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon-ef

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$667 - $769

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro

Macro lens

$769

Image stabilization Has image stabilization

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Macro lens

$800

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Pentax SMC  DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Pentax SMC DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Macro lens

$99 - $430

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

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

Lens

Min focal length Better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$100 - $110

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 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Macro lens

$299

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Magnification Less magnification
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef

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

Macro lens

$499

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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