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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
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Magnification Great zoom Help
1:1 (1x)
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

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 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Canon 50mm f/2.5 Macro

Macro lens

$299

Magnification Has worse macro
Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon-ef

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

Macro lens

$369

Wide maximum Has a higher max f/stop
Canon 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Magnification Has worse macro

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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

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

Macro lens

$1,283

Aperture Wider aperture
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Auto focus Auto focus
Magnification Less magnification
Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

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

Macro lens

$499 - $547

Pentax SMC  DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Pentax SMC DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Macro lens

$847 - $850

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Weight Slightly lighter
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Pentax SMC  DA 50mm f/1.8

Pentax SMC DA 50mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$171 - $182

Aperture Wider aperture
Weight Lighter
Magnification Less magnification
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

$92 - $125

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Shorter
Wide maximum Significantly wider aperture
Magnification Less magnification
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$1,049

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

Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Wide maximum Significantly wider aperture
Magnification Less magnification
Canon 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro

Canon 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro

Macro lens

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Length Longer
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef

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

Macro lens

$498 - $499

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Length Longer
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle

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