Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS Macro HSM

Announced Sep 21, 2010 •
Telephoto macro prime lens | Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Sigma SA Bayonet
chrisjjb
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Recently moved to FF from MFT. Whole new kit and was looking for a long portrait lens / macro. Really wanted more reach than 105 so bought this lens. Sadly almost all the bugs have gone away so I am more limited on what I can photo and I am aware of how much shallower DOF is on a 150mm macro in FF :( Seems to be sharp. Certainly sharp enough for what I need :) Great length for photgraphing the boy. Need to work on my long lens technique but i love how I can get great framing from a distance. ...

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EhXsan
 
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pros: sharpness, bokeh, life size macro. cons: heavy weight. i like this lens very much. works better than any macro lenses. i also use it for portrait. and its very sharp and has so little color fringing even wide open. autofocus works fast and silent.

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Michael Otis
 
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I own the earlier version of the Sigma 150mm F2.8 ,without the image stablilization, however the optics and construction are the same...... excellent!   As a macro lens it works well for shooting small objects without having to be inches away such as insects and small cridders.  This lens is also a capable portrait lens with great DOF and extremely sharp optics.

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The fit and finish of the lens which is made in Japan is first class. It is a heavy lens but you can remove the well made tripod collar and save a few hundred grams for hand held day shooting. Either way,it is quite well balanced. There is no color fringing or chromatic aberrations to speak of, even wide open. Bokeh is beautiful and creamy. On my Nikon D3200 performance is stunning as well, but the lens feels heavy and the balance is a little awkward with this camera. Also, the lens has ...

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