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8.4 out of 10

Sigma APO MACRO 180mm F3.5 EX DG /HSM

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Overall 9
8.5
Audio & image quality 9
8.5
Versatility 8
8.0
Usability 9
8.5
Build quality 9
9.0

Sigma 180mm f/3.5 APO EX DG HSM Macro Lens

PhotoReview
1 August 2010
  • Summary: A capable and value-priced macro lens with a good working distance for close-ups of invertebrates and other small subjects.Sigma's 180mm f/3.5 APO EX DG HSM Macro is the only lens in its macro range with an HSM autofocusing motor - but only on the Sigma, Nikon-D and Canon mounts. Designed for use on full frame digital SLR cameras, but can also be fitted to DSLRs with smaller APS-C size sensors, where it covers a similar field of view to a 270mm lens when fitted to Nikon,...
  • Pros: You want an affordable macro lens with a good working distance for photographing active insects and other small animals., You want fast and quiet autofocusing., You want a lens that remains the same length throughout its focusing range., You want a lens that requires no readjustment when you fit filters. Don't buy this lens if :, You require built-in image stabilisation., You're not prepared to use a tripod for critical macro work.
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Overall 9
8.5
Audio & image quality 9
8.5
Versatility 8
8.0
Usability 9
8.5
Build quality 9
9.0

Sigma 180mm f/3.5 APO EX DG HSM Macro Lens

PhotoReview
1 August 2010
  • Summary: A capable and value-priced macro lens with a good working distance for close-ups of invertebrates and other small subjects.Sigma's 180mm f/3.5 APO EX DG HSM Macro is the only lens in its macro range with an HSM autofocusing motor - but only on the Sigma, Nikon-D and Canon mounts. Designed for use on full frame digital SLR cameras, but can also be fitted to DSLRs with smaller APS-C size sensors, where it covers a similar field of view to a 270mm lens when fitted to Nikon,...
  • Pros: You want an affordable macro lens with a good working distance for photographing active insects and other small animals., You want fast and quiet autofocusing., You want a lens that remains the same length throughout its focusing range., You want a lens that requires no readjustment when you fit filters. Don't buy this lens if :, You require built-in image stabilisation., You're not prepared to use a tripod for critical macro work.
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Build quality 9
9.0

Sigma AF 180mm f/3.5 EX HSM APO macro - Review / Test Report

photozone.de
30 October 2008
  • Conclusion: The Sigma AF 180mm f/3.5 EX HSM APO macro is a very capable macro lens with very high resolution figures, marginal vignetting and non-existing distortions. Unfortunately CAs are a on the high side which is unusual for a tele fix-focal lens - this is a correctable issue though (via PS ACR, RawShooter, etc.). The build quality is very high and thanks to HSM the AF operates pretty fast and virtually silent.
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