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Sigma-105mm-f2-8-ex-dg-os-hsm-macro.32931125
9.3 out of 10

Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro

This large aperture medium telephoto macro lens offers advanced Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro

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Overall 6
6.0

just OK

Dennis R Ling, Amazon
27 August 2013
  • Summary: It is a good lens, but it doesn't get close as I want. I what to be able to get real close and this le doesn't do it. I'm still evaluating the lens, but unless I can get an adapter that allows me to get closer it was a waste of money
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Overall 6
6.0

Not as crisp as the Nikon

ScruffyD, Adorama
2 July 2013
  • Excerpt: I gave this one a try after seeing Sigma really changing its lineup and making some stellar lenses.. Perhaps the one I got was a dud, but I didn't want to send it back for another copy so I went with the Nikon. This one is good, but the images don't pop like those from shooting with the Nikon, and the focus doesn't seem as accurate. Comes with extras and a lower price than the Nikon, so worth a try for you to see for yourself.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

somewhat disappointed

Gerogio, Adorama
9 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Not worth the $'s
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Weak Casing
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Overall 6
6.0

Bit hit and miss - think i got a bad copy.

Mr Penguin, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: i wasn't impressed with this lens especially after reading the raving reviews both online elsewhere and here on amazon. The focusing was sloppy at best and took ages to get the subject in focus. There are also three positions on the lens which stop it from focusing too far/too close so ideal if you have a certain range in mind - i did some tests and the resulting image was no different (pixel peeping) on my 24-105L with a 31mm extension tube as far as macros go.
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Overall 6
6.0

It's an okay lens. Price reflects quality.

R.D Carver "Dill", Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: It is okay.I think my problem is that I've owned a Canon EF 100mm f/2.8l Macro IS USM previously and the Canon is a far better unit and IMO worth the extra (if you can afford it). The Sigma is slower to focus and a little hit or miss and although almost imperceptible the difference is there in that (using the same EOS 7D body), I gained consistently better (more pleasing) results with the Canon Marco lens than with the Sigma.
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Overall 6
6.0

A good lens with lots of little problems

Lucas, Amazon
17 July 2014
  • Summary: Having read up a lot about which macro lens to get and having tried them all out I knew the Canon 100mm macro f2.8L was the right lens. Unfortunately it's out of my price rage so I went with the Sigma 105mm instead. The lens is well build and feels very solid in hand, the focus is smooth and has just the right amount of resistance for me, the switches are a little stiff, but they are big enough for even the most tiny hands to get to grips with.
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Overall 6
6.0

Bildqualität o.k.

Friedrich Jung, Amazon
24 April 2014
  • Summary: Die Bildqualität dieses Objektivs ist im höherwertigen Bereich anzusiedeln. Der Autofokus ist leider sehr laut und langsam (verglichen mit Canon EF-S 18-135). Leider ist der Autofokusmotor nach ca. 300 Auslösungen ausgefallen. Er wurde von Sigma DE ohne Probleme getauscht. Allerdings dauert die Reparatur nach Eingang des Objektivs bei Sigma 3 Wochen!!! Das ist natürlich schon etwas heftig. Ich werde jedenfalls in Zukunft eher zu Originalobjektiven greifen.
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Overall 6
6.0

Tolle optische Leistung. Aber.............

Martin Jones, Amazon
14 February 2014
  • Summary: Ordered this lens on account of the great reviews, both here on amazon and online. Received the package 2 days after ordering. Many thanks amazon. Unpacked the lens which fit as expected to my Nikon D7000. Image quality is fantastic for this lens which can be read in any number of online reviews. Extremely sharp, vivid colours, creamy bokeh, no ca vignetting or visible distortion. So why did I send this lens back on the same day as receiving it? 1. Weight.
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Overall 6
6.0

Bildqualität gut, Fertigungsqualität durchschnittlich, OS viel zu laut

Dragonslayer "Dragonslayer.de", Amazon
6 February 2014
  • Summary: Ich habe wirklich viele Testberichte gelesen bevor ich mir dieses Objektiv kaufte, aber keiner erwähnte auch nur mit einer Silbe, dass sich der Bildstabilisator beim Anlaufen und beim Stoppen wie ein Sägewerk anhört. Gerade wenn man solch ein Objektiv zur Kleinkinderfotografie nutzt oder Makro-Aufnahmen von Insekten machen möchte, dann ist das wirklich zu laut.
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Overall 6
6.0

Tolles Objektiv, allerdings Brennweite etwas zu groß (für mich)

Bav_Shopper, Amazon
21 January 2014
  • Summary: Visuell und von der Verarbeitung gibt es definitv nichts ausszusetzen. Es wird ein Tansportköcher mitgeliefert, ebenso zwei Streulicht blenden (vom Hersteller her vorbildlich!). Bildqualität ist durchwegs sehr gut, auch hier nichts auszusetzen. Leider hatte mein Objektiv ab und an mit Backfokus zu kämpfen (selten aber eben doch).
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