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Sigma-apo-macro-180mm-f3-5-ex-dg-hsm.33340006
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Sigma APO MACRO 180mm F3.5 EX DG /HSM

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Overall 10
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Good lens!

akmarov, Ebay
5 August 2013
  • Summary: Good lens for this price! The body is solid and very heavy! But I expect more magnification on greater distances. If you what more magnification at greater distances look for telephoto lens - they can get 1:2 at much more distance.
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Overall 10
10

Should you buy this lens

Filmmaster 6, Amazon
17 January 2013
  • Summary: This is the only lens that I have seen that allows you to go from Macro to distance photography in one jump. This is a must have for the backpacker who might experience macro on the ground and birds in the air on the same field trip.
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Overall 10
10

why I choose the canon ef 180mm macro lens

kubota_king, Ebay
10 January 2011
  • Summary: I have wanted a macro lens for about 5yrs now . When this deal came along. The lens is a canon ef 180mm f/3.5l usm macro lens . Although I have taken great photos with canon zoom lenses for my up close shots. I have always just been alittle disappointed in the super fine details .With this lens , not any more , and I can also use it as a regular zoom lens to get that little bit more detail that allows my photos look like the professionals , some of my friends all ready...
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Overall 10
10

Great lens

M. L. Gregory "jhawk1000", Amazon
29 May 2010
  • Summary: I have owned this lens now for about a month. It was bought to be used on a Nikon D700, D2x, and D200. I have already taken it on a vacation trip to Mesa Verde, Colorado and it performed flawlessly. It does hunt somewhat at close macro distances but I would prefer manual focus on extreme close ups anyway. The reviews talk about the sturdiness and tank-like quality and this is true but it is easy to handhold at normal shutter speeds.
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Overall 10
10

Tamron B01 180mm f3.5 Macro

akerns3333, Ebay
8 May 2010
  • Summary: I am am million plus exposer photographer who studied with Ansel Adams--I have a 500mm Zeiss f5.6 macro--and the Tamron is every bit as good--and a lot easier to use. It took me two months to find one for a good price (the fellow had lost the tripod mount part--$30 from Tamron) and I saved about $200--I recommend it without reservation.
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Overall 10
10

Canon 180mm f3.5 L lens

martinphoto417, Ebay
2 December 2009
  • Summary: I purchased this lens for taking close ups of a infants body parts, hands-feet-eyes-belly button-ears-nose, etc. Lens is great because the focal length allows me to not be right on top of my subjects.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent glass

Beanster "Gym rat", Amazon
16 October 2009
  • Summary: Similar to other reviewers,I too had a 105mm Sigma lens prior to purchasing the Sigma 180mm-and I also wanted more distance from the insects I was photographing.After having been stung by wasps when photographing them,I decided the added expense of longer focal length was necessary.Using a Nikon D-80 and occasionally a Sigma ringlight flash,I was able to obtain outstanding shots with the recommended F/32 setting.Of course,contrary to some reviewers negative comments...
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Overall 10
10

So far so good

N. Cole, Amazon
13 October 2009
  • Summary: I haven't been able to use the lens much yet but it's what I've hoped for in a Macro. I almost went with a smaller lens but I'm happy I didn't.
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Overall 10
10

great lens

jglaser757, Ebay
6 October 2009
  • Summary: this lens was in excellent condition. The glass is superb and better than the 100 mm macro. I bought this lens to replace my 100 mm macro. I wish I purchased it sooner!
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Overall 10
10

excellent macro lens

Classic Movie watcher, Amazon
10 April 2009
  • Summary: Already in my possession is the older version of Nikon 105mm micro lens, I would like to explore a macro lens of a longer focal length. This lens is reasonably priced (I got it during promotion with the price just slightly higher than the sigma 150mm macro lens) and I have seen breathtaking photos taken by this lens on the internet. The photo quality of the images I have taken so far is excellent; the contrast and colour very close to Nikon lens.
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