differences

Reasons to consider the Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Cheaper $349.00 vs $1,192.04
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The best price we've seen is $843 cheaper (3.4x less)
Shorter 95 mm vs 127 mm
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Around 30% shorter
Slightly smaller diameter 74 mm vs 79 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly lighter 0.5 kg vs 0.7 kg
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Around 30% lighter
Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F Learn more about
the Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Nikon F

Image stabilization Sigma OS vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Nikon F Learn more about
the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Nikon F

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

Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro D Macro Nikon F Competitors

Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Macro lens

$468 - $517

Min focal length Better wide angle
Length Slightly shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor AF-S Micro 60mm f/2.8G ED

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

Macro lens

$597 - $600

Min focal length Better wide angle
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$420 - $437

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Wide minimum Much wider aperture

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Nikon F Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX Micro 85mm f/3.5G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX Micro 85mm f/3.5G ED VR

Macro lens

$517

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$420 - $437

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Zeiss Makro-Planar  T* 100mm f/2 ZF.2 Nikon F

Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZF.2 Nikon F

Macro lens

$1,843

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Auto focus Auto focus

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