Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon EF

Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon EF
50 mm
autofocus prime lens
f/2.8
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor
  • 1:1 (1) Macro

reviewswhat are people saying

"It has no deformation of the image, almost perfect. It is very very sharp, I love this lens to to portraits or macro"

bhphotovideo.com

"Brought this lens for flower macro and is a solid lens for the price. Picture is sharp and the shallow depth of field really make an excellent macro shot"

bhphotovideo.com

"The autofocus tends to adjust a lot before finally focusing in, which has caused me to miss a few shots."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon EF vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Length Quite short Help
64 mm
Prime lens Prime lens Help
Typically very sharp
Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/32
Diameter Small diameter Help
71 mm
Magnification Great macro Help
1:1 (1)
Weight Very light Help
312 g

Cons

The Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon EF vs other Digital camera lenses

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
50 mm

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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50 mm
Max focal length
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50 mm
Zoom range
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1x
Magnification
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1:1 (1)
above average above average

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/2.8
Wide minimum
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f/32
unique unique
Tele maximum
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f/2.8
Tele minimum
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f/32
above average above average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Canon EF (Full-frame)
Length
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64 mm
above average above average
Diameter
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71 mm
Filter size
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55 mm
Weight
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312 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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39.6°
Telephoto horizontal
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39.6°
Wide vertical
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27°
Telephoto vertical
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27°
Wide diagonal
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46.8°
Telephoto diagonal
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46.8°

Angle of view (On Canon EF-S APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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26.6°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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26.6°
Wide vertical
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18°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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18°
Wide diagonal
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31.7°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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31.7°

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doctorpm (5:55 AM, December 19, 2012)
Kidding, right? Way better!
 
Nazrat (7:02 PM, October 08, 2012)
is it better than canon 50 mm f1.8 ?