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Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM
9.2 out of 10

Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM

This is the world's first 180mm macro lens incorporating a magni Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM

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Overall 6
6.0

Just not up to par

The Alabama Photographer, B&H Photo
5 April 2015
  • Excerpt: After wanting to buy a macro lens I wanted to see what this lens could do. I had bought the Nikon 105mm macro and it was a defective copy. After testing it it was soft on all accounts. I was lucky and B&H's return dept. was second to none.(The Nikon 105mm is now made in China).
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Manual Focusing Issues

Mike A Rickard, Amazon
5 September 2013
  • Summary: This is a macro lense, so of course I use it for nature close-ups. I shoot 20,000+ snaps a year of butterflies and dragonflies. For dragonflies and damselflies manual focusing is essential, and the Sigma lens makes this very difficult by having a stiff focusing ring.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sharp, but has issues

Dr. Z, Amazon
3 April 2013
  • Summary: This is a sharp lens, but it did not meet up to my expectations, especially given how expensive it is. One reason I bought this lens is because of the optical stabilization. I was hoping that I could take macro shots without a tripod.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mediocre

Al Hyde, Amazon
7 March 2013
  • Summary: It is a good lens , but for the cash .. meh. I bought this lens for butterflies as i wouldn't have to get so close . I also have the Canon 100mm is L series macro . Comparing the two , the Canon poops all over this for sharpness , and it's cheaper .
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