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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 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
1:1 (1x)
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x

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

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$949

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
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

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

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

Macro lens

$383 - $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

$277

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax SMC  DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Pentax SMC DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Sports lens

$524 - $847

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Weight Slightly lighter
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

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

Macro lens

$499 - $530

Olympus Zuiko 12-60mm f/2.8-4 ED SWD

Olympus Zuiko 12-60mm f/2.8-4 ED SWD

Wide angle lens

$899

Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Min focal length Better wide angle
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Magnification Less magnification
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Pentax-k

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Pentax-k

Sports lens

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Weight Slightly lighter
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Zeiss Makro-Planar 50mm f/2 ZE Macro Canon-ef

Zeiss Makro-Planar 50mm f/2 ZE Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$1,240 - $1,283

Aperture Wider aperture
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Auto focus Auto focus
Magnification Less magnification

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

$105 - $125

Aperture Wider aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Magnification Less magnification
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

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

Macro lens

$469 - $499

Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Macro lens

$299

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Magnification Less magnification
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$599

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Weight Slightly heavier

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