Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 macro vs Canon 50mm 1.8?

Answer Why are you always shooting @ 2.8? Your 50 is sharpest @ 5.6-8. The 18-50 is not a real macro lens. Macro refers to a 1:1 reproduction ratio, not how close you can focus on your subject. There are... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 macro vs Canon 50mm 1.8

Deciding Question. Sigma 17-50mm or Tamron 17-50mm?

The general rule is to buy from the same brand as your camera for best compatibility. You only buy third-party if you can't afford the original. Among third-party brands, Tokina is the best followe... Read More »

Will a Canon 50D work with a sigma 18-50mm and sigma 50-150mm hsm?

I have a Canon Ixus 400 and have been using a 1GB Integral memory card on it for years - works absolutely fine!

Tamron 17-50mm Vs Sigma 17-50mm?


Is having both a 50mm lens and a 50mm macro lens redundant?

How important is macro photography to you? Is it so important you want an expensive dedicated macro lens? Are you a pro or a hobbyist? I assume hobbyist or you wouldn’t be asking this question. A... Read More »