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Sigma105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Lens for Sony Cameras
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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Pros

  • Consistent output (4)
  • Easily interchangeable (4)
  • Nice bokeh (3)
  • Strong construction (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Macro photography (4)
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    5.0

    Love this Lens!

    By Jamie

    from Los Angeles, CA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Macro Photography

      Comments about Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Lens for Sony Cameras:

      I use my Macro lens on my A77 II so the effective magnification is closer to 150mm and the images are incredible. Luscious bokeh. Incredibly sharp. Why's I wait so long???

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      5.0

      Helped me take the next step

      By JakubJ

      from Clarks Summit, PA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
      • Nice Bokeh
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Macro Photography

      Comments about Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Lens for Sony Cameras:

      I use it mostly outdoors for insects, small flowers, dew drops, frost etc. Coming from the "old school" I always used tripod. Until I tried the Sigma with two levels of image stabilization and focus limits. I have great results handheld at 1/50s. Of course Sony's focus peaking function is very helpful as well. Outstanding colors, bokeh and sharpness. Heavy.

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      4.0

      My favorite lens by far!

      By Jessica

      from VA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Macro Photography
        • Sports/Action
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Lens for Sony Cameras:

        I bought this to use with my Sony a200 about 4 years ago. I have used many other types of lenses but this one is my favorite. It produces great results almost every time. The photos attached were taken without using a flash and without a tripod so you can see what this lens is capable of.

        The only reason I didn't give this lens 5 stars is because the auto focus (motor) broke. I baby my lens and have never dropped or abused it. I always have it in my padded camera case when not in use, so I'm not sure how it broke. I sent it to Sigma to get fixed but they sent it back saying the part they would use to fix it isn't made anymore. :(

        I have been using manual focus for about a year now. It is still a great lens even without the auto focus, but as you may already know in some situations you NEED auto focus, especially if you use it for video. I have tried using it with my new Sony a77 using the video and it's pretty much pointless.

        I would recommend this lens if you get the extended warranty.
        It takes amazing photos!

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        5.0

        One great lens

        By Sony shooter

        from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
        • Lightweight
        • Nice Bokeh
        • Rugged
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Macro Photography
          • Night Photography
          • Sports/Action

          Comments about Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro Lens for Sony Cameras:

          I recently purchased a 105 mm f/2.8 Sigma EX DG OS macro lens for my Sony cameras and although I have only had limited opportunities so far to use it, I love it. It's a fast, lightweight medium telephoto lens, ideal for shooting indoors in environments such as gymnasiums and other large halls.

          It's a great complement to my 28-75 mm f/2.8 Sony lens, which I use on nearly every shoot, The Sigma lens gives me that extra reach that comes in handy when the 28-75 isn't quite enough and my 300 mm f/2.8 is too much.

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