Reviews and Problems with Sigma APO MACRO 180mm F3.5 EX DG /HSM
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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.
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...
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.
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.
Summary: I am a current owner of the 70-200mm f/2.8 IS... And I LOVE It... However, this lens, just from a few test shots, shows its beauty! It stands up to the expectations of a L-Series Canon Lens... I find this lens worth it $$$ alone for the sharpness, vibrant colors, and the ability to get within a few inches of the from of the lens to find focus! I am looking forward to Bugs, Flowers & Butterflies come springtime!!! I even took a few headshots indoors, that looked great!
Summary: I also own the 100mm f/2.8 and the MPE-65 macro lenses from Canon. The 180mm, however, allows me to photograph insects without having to be so close to them that I scare them away. Very fast auto focus. The only draw back to this lens is it's weight. It is quite heavy, but if you typically shoot L series lenses, you are used to the weight. Overall, it has been a great addition to my collection.
Summary: Il Canon 180 Macro è molto ben costruito, ha una finitura nera lucida, che non si graffia facilmente. L'unica vera critica è la mancanza di tropicalizzazione, che può essere un problema per un uso in esterni o in condizioni ambientali difficili. Per il resto si può definire una delle migliori se non la migliore ottica macro attualmete sul mercato Come tutti i 180mm macro è abbastanza grande e pesa circa 1 kg.
Summary: Have no worries with this lens! This has to be one of the best macro lenses available on the market currently! The larger sibling to the 150mm macro. Focusing is faster thanks to the HSM but is still a bit slow due to the nature of a true 1:1 Macro lens. Color reproduction is perfect! Sharpness and contrast are beyond perfect on this lens! Build quality is superb and the EX finish really holds up well!
Summary: it's amazing sharp, fast and bright. also quiet expensive, I know. but every penny is well spent. I have all 3 CANON macros 50mm,100mm, and this 180 . as professional I need to check often and eventually review my lenspark. the 180mm has about 30-40% more detail than the 100mm . UNBELIVABLE ! but remember it's a 180mm, so focusing must be done very carefully to not have bad surprises. even with f32 it's possible to make out of focus in macro range.