Sigma’s 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS is a compact telephoto zoom lens. With a range that is useful for candid portraiture, capturing children playing in the backyard, amateur sports or even wildlife at the zoo this lens is usually the lens that photographers reach for first. It’s great on vacation for capturing scenic details or even groups of flowers in a garden. The Sigma 70-300mm offers a 4 to 1 zoom ratio in a compact lens that is easily carried in your camera bag or left on the camera as you travel; and the images are magnificent. It also has a minimum focusing distance of 59 inches & allows macro photography & high close-up capabilities with a maximum magnification of 1:3.9.
Designed for use with full frame digital SLR cameras.
May also be used with smaller APS-c size sensors with a corresponding effective increase in focal length to about 100 to 450mm with most cameras
Offers Sigma’s OS System (Optical Stabilization) allowing handheld photography even in low-light situations
SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements provide optimum color correction & sharpness throughout the entire zoom range
Super Multi-Layer lens coating reduces flare & ghosting & assures high image quality throughout the entire zoom range
A lens hood and front & rear lens caps are included with the lens.
Lens Construction 16 Elements in 11 Groups
Angle of View 34.3° - 8.2°
Number of Diaphragm Blades 9
Mininum Aperture f22
Minimum Focusing Distance 150 cm / 59.1 in
Filter Size (mm) 62
Maximum Magnifications 1:3.9
(Diameter x Length) 76.5 x 126.5 mm/3.0 x 5.0 in
Weight 610g / 21.5oz