Sigma MACRO 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM review

The Sigma 105mm f2.8 has been in the shadow of it’s Canon cousin, but I’m here to defend the Sigma 105mm Macro and talk about it’s finest points and show some sample images

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Garry Fenton says:

just purchased this lens from Amazon for £319. Sigma lenses have come on leaps and bounds in the last few years so much so I have replaced all my lenses with Sigma. I now have the 150-600mm contemporary and the 18-35mm Art. Simply amazing quality glass.

MTT Publishing says:

I purchased and older version of this lens recently. At least I believe it to be and older version as it doesn’t have all the switches as the one in the video

phillip jensen says:

it is a sharp lens , its price is grate. i have one and love it . https://www.flickr.com/photos/88205797@N00/35178795825/in/dateposted-public/ is one of the pictures i have of it in use .

Gabriel Aszalos says:

There is no Canon 105! You mean 100?

dragon warrior says:

Confused with this one or Tokina 100mm f2.8 Maco?

Oiseau Rare says:

Hi, I’m ignorant concerning macro’s mechanisms. I know that a macro lense is not just a matter of focal lense (105 mm for all macro lenses from what I see) and I don’t know what the difference is between a 105mm macro and a 105mm non-macro.
My questionning is the following : for the next wedding I’m going to cover, I’d like a focal over my current 85mm. I’m hesitating between the Nikon 135mm F/2.0 (I’m currently shooting only with fixed focal lenghts), the Nikon 70-200 (F/2.8 or F/4.0) for the convenience AND this Sigma 105mm *but only if I may use it **_also_** as a non-macro lense*, that’s to say to shoot portraits at distance during ceremony or cocktail for instance. In other words, is a macro lense versatile or only made to capture little objects/specimens’s close-ups ? Thank you very much and sorry if my english is a bit off…

Spike Cuizon says:

Best review I have a quick question. Is shooting portrait and candid shots works well with this lens?

Dwayne K. Smith says:

I’m considering this lens. Have you tried it on a crop sensor Camera? Would you have any advise for me with a 60d?

DEAD in SPACE Gaming says:

This is amazing I can’t believe this channel is so SMALL (ironic hey) but to improve i suggest writing a script and making points snappy I’m subscribed and staying tuned for definite. Oh and 10/10 on cinematography very interesting defiantly recommending channel.

Chris Clarke says:

Thanks for your review on this. I have just purchased one myself for my 6D too. I was a little dubious at first whether to commit and buy one. But after this review and seeing the end results you have achieved. Say no more lol. Great choice. I can’t wait to get shooting. Cheers and keep up the great reviews.

Edmond Lee says:

Love the minifigs. I just picked up the UCS Slave1!

alan hutchings says:

Beautiful Lens; by far the best 105 mm Macro around.

Kuan Gerry says:

Do canon even produce 105mm in macro?

Ανανίας Σουκαράς says:

I have a question about this lens. The stabilization is so noisy when is turned on and when i change the lens direction make the same noise again and again. Is this right or something wrong with my lens. Thanks.

King Ko Tang says:

Is it WR?

Knightlore10 says:

looking for one second hand. How can you spot the difference between the newer HSM version and the original?

Cinerella Story says:

Sigma 180mm F2.8 EX APO DG HSM OS Macro for Nikon SLR Cameras best offer ever!

https://twitter.com/Market_Grab/status/829495032876896256

So Tangy! says:

It’s a great lens .. Thanks for the review.

Dawaleeb Alhawa says:

this is my second Sigma lens, I also have Sigma 17-50, and both are superb. when asked I say proudly Sigma and hey look at the results :-). Anyway, I was never into brands. I buy what works.

Seasonal Frostbite says:

i’ve been wanting to try this lens because its more feesable

Adam Diab says:

Hi,
Please I want ask you about the difference between those 2 sigma lenses ? ( I want use it as alternative to Nikkor 105mm micro-macro lens on D5500 body )
Sigma 258306 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens (or) Sigma EX AF 105mm F/2.8 D

http://www.ebay.com/itm/MINT-CLASS-Sigma-EX-AF-105mm-F-2-8-D-Macro-Lens-For-Nikon-UV-Filter-/222095421226?hash=item33b5eb2f2a:g:4pIAAOSw8aNXGwjS

https://www.amazon.com/Sigma-258306-105mm-Macro-Camera/dp/B0058NYW3K/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1465654606&sr=8-1&keywords=sigma+105mm+macro+nikon

Thank you

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