Reviews and Problems with Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX APO DG HSM Macro
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Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX APO DG HSM Macro: Review
Electronics Made Easy
13 October 2010
Summary: All in all, it is difficult to complain about this lens. Sigma has outdone itself by producing a very effective, high-speed tele-macro lens that allows hobbyist and professional photographers alike get closer to their subjects than ever before. While the autofocus performance is not as well as expected, overall the lens itself outperforms expectations with regards to image quality and ease of use.
Pros: Classy- offers superior image quality and focal length, Affordable- priced very reasonably compared to others, Performer- one of the world's first high-speed tele-macro lens, Professional- intricate features and glass elements
Sigma’s APO MACRO 150mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM; It’s A Macro Lens—Wait—It’s A Portrait Lens!
1 December 2001
Excerpt: While searching for a new portrait lens I saw Sigma's APO MACRO 150mm f/2.8 on their website. But wait, you say, this is a macro lens, not a portrait lens! Here's my thinking: Any portrait photographer out there worth his light meter will gladly extol the virtues of a long, fast lens for portraiture. The reasons are simple--limited angle of view to get rid of...
Sigma’s APO 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM & 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro; A “Constant Aperture” Zoom And A Multi-Platform Close-Up Lens
1 August 2001
Excerpt: Because most consumers demand very compact, lightweight equipment, the majority of lenses are designed with a relatively small aperture: f/4 to f/5.6, for example. That makes sense because the same focal length with a wide aperture would be larger, heavier, and more expensive due to the oversized optical elements and barrel. Even so, many photo enthusiasts really appreciate an...