An excellent third party Macro lens - Sigma 105mm f2.8 Macro
Designed for high quality close-up shooting, but also fantastic for portraiture, this Sigma 105mm f2.8 Macro lens is a welcome addition to your DSLRs kit. Compatible with full frame and APS-C sensors, where it offers a long equivalent focal length of 150mm, this third party option will satisfy a big range of beginner and serious photographers.
Great for close-up work
At its closest focus point of 12.3 inches, the Sigma 105mm has a 1:1 magnification ratio, which enables life-size representations of minute objects. Taking this lens for a stroll out in the wilderness to capture bugs, insects and flowers is a joy.
Fast f2 aperture and Optical stabiliser
Handheld photography is a breeze with this lens, which is especially handy when shooting in close where even the smallest amount of movement is magnified. The large, fast maximum aperture of f2.8 and Optical stabiliser assure these sturdy qualities, working in unison to allow faster shutter speeds and also the reduction of any camera shake.
HSM focus motor
Excellent for working quickly, efficiently and discreetly, the Sigma 105mm f2 Macro lens includes a HSM focus motor. Autofocus is attained with minimal fuss and no discernible noise, great for keeping your subjects at ease and for filming video footage that is likely offered by your DSLRs.