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 $670.00
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The best price we've seen is $611 cheaper (11.3x 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

$839

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Length Longer
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$115

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Shorter
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$539 - $599

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Length Longer

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

$512 - $597

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

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

Lens

Length Shorter
Min focal length Better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon EF

Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon EF

Macro lens

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Length Shorter
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto

discussion Which do you think is better?

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