Sigma’s 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM is a high-performance 13.8x zoom lens designed to let you enjoy photography through the convenience of one exceptional, compact, high quality, light weight, all purpose lens. This lens delivers all of that and amazing photos as well! Perfect for all shooting situations, at the wide end the Sigma’s 18-250mm is perfect for scenic, landscape or group photography; at the long end it can be used for sports actions or great shot from a day on safari. Of course, you can do great candid portraits with it as well.
Three Aspherical glass elements offer correction for distortion. Four Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass provides optimum color correction and sharpness, Super Multi-Layer lens coating reduces flare and ghosting and assures high image quality throughout the entire zoom range. Roughly equivalent to a 24-400mm lens in the larger format cameras, this lens has an incredible range and flexibility and will deliver stunning images.
For use with smaller chip APS-c cameras only
Offers Sigma’s OS System (Optical Stabilization) allowing handheld photography even in low-light situations
HSM (Hyper-Sonic Motor) ensures a quiet & high-speed auto focus
Captures small objects with a minimum focusing distance of 17.7 at all focal lengths & produces a maximum magnification radio of 1:3.4
Extremely compact weighing only approximately 22 ounces & measures only 4 inches in length.
A lens hood and front & rear lens caps are included with the lens.
Lens Construction 18 Elements in 14 Groups
Angle of View 69.3° - 5.7°
Number of Diaphragm Blades 7
Mininum Aperture f22
Minimum Focusing Distance 45 cm / 17.7 in
Filter Size (mm) 72
Maximum Magnifications 1:3.4
(Diameter x Length) 79 X 101 mm/3.1 x 4 in
Weight 630g / 22.2oz.