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Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro
9.5 out of 10

Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro

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

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Overall 8
8.0

Beautiful images

KristinePPhoto, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: This is a fantastic macro lens, and it produces gorgeous images. The IS is loud (the manual describes it as "chattering,") so I tend to not use that a whole lot, but other than that, it's a great lens.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Super sharp images
  • Cons: Heavy, Loud image stabilization
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Lens!

hmh, Amazon
17 April 2015
  • Summary: I am very pleased. Beautiful colors, no focus problems. I haven't gone out often but If anything changes I'll be back.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent lens

Pete Ohthreeeighteleven, B&H Photo
13 April 2015
  • Excerpt: The images this lens creates are stunning. Crisp images with beautiful bokeh.The AF likes to hunt but its a fairly moot point because shooting macro its quicker to dail it in manually anyway and the lens makes this very easy to do. The optical stability is a bit noisy but it performs wonderfully.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Lens Creep, Slow Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid lens

grichardson, B&H Photo
1 April 2015
  • Excerpt: Good build, use it for ring shots at weddings and products. Could be better build but for the price, it's worth it.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 8
8.0

Fantastic lens, but f/2.8? see the chart

Victor, B&H Photo
16 March 2015
  • Excerpt: This lens has outstanding quality. The build feels durable. This lens is super sharp. Being 1: 1 ratio, it is very hard to have the whole image in focus with wide open aperture. No fault of the lens... just a flat sensor trying to recording texture. That's the way macro is being so close.
  • Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

No f/2.8 for me so far

Donna, B&H Photo
2 December 2014
  • Excerpt: Same as Raftrdude - I've never been able to open the lens up to f/2.8 on my Nikon D700. Aside from that, I really have had a great time with this lens. I received it as a Christmas present last year and I didn't do much with it until I took a macro course but after that, it has spent A LOT of time...
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh
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Overall 8
8.0

Very nice lens, quite sharp and the OS system is ...

Haruna, Amazon
29 July 2014
  • Summary: Very nice lens, quite sharp and the OS system is excellent. The reason that it is not a 5 star is it loses maxim aperture really quick, if focused with 1 meter the maxim aperture is no longer 2.8, I used a nikon 85mm F3.5G micro before and it keeps its maxim aperture better than that (although it...
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Lens but hard to get used to.

Tim, B&H Photo
17 May 2014
  • Excerpt: The lens does what it claims to and takes fairly good photos. It's difficult to avoid blur and it shoots best from a tripod. The photo below was taken on a tripod and the deer was about twenty feet away from me when I took it.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Heavy, Poor in Low Light, Slow Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Works well, better value than the Nikon

Wade, Adorama
8 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Image quality is good. Bokeh is good - not great, but then neither is the Nikon 105. Chromatic aberration is non-existent.Autofocus is slow, though. Slower than the Nikon 105, and much slower than a pro Nikon lens. Though this is not surprising for a macro lens.
  • Pros: Accurate autofocus, Consistent Output, Durable, High resolution, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Average Vr, Poor manual focus, Slow Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Very sharp

Sago, B&H Photo
2 April 2014
  • Excerpt: work very well, the OS is a little bit noisey, good value for the money
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
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