Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 DG OS SLD Lens

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Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 DG OS SLD Super Multi-Layer Coated Telephoto Zoom Lens

Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 DG OS SLDThe latest version of the Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 OS DG zoom telephoto lens in a compact package. If you plan on shooting images in poor light situations like concerts and weddings DO NOT GET THIS LENS!, buy the Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 HSM or else the Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 HSM instead. If you need a fast lens for low light, this isn't the lens.

The OS function allows for shutter speeds up to 4 stops slower than otherwise possible. Capturing telephoto photos becomes easier for all kinds of photography situations like nature and sports. Even when mounted on a Pentax camera or Sony camera body, the integrated OS function can be used although the camera body already contains an anti-shake feature. The camera shake adjustment can be readily seen in by peering into view finder, the photographer can easily verify precise focus and make certain their subject doesn't move.

Special Low Dispersion glass elements (SLD) reveal exceptional compensation for all types of aberration. Super Multi-Layer Coating cuts down on ghosting and flare while providing high contrast images through out the total focal array. It weighs ja scant 610 grams and has an upper diameter limit of just 76.5mm (3.0"), for a total 126.5mm (5.0") length, This compact package makes for a handy hand held telephoto and travel photography lens. A 9 bladed round diaphragm creates prominent out of focus bluring for the backgound image areas . The maximum magnification ratio is 1:3.9, with a short focusing space of only 150cm (59.1") throughout the entire zoom reach allowing for ideal for close-up shooting. June 2, 2011 ✓

Features

• Equipped with Sigma’s own OS (Optical Stabiliser) function

• SLD glass for excellent correction of aberrations

• Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting

• Compact construction

• For use with full frame and APS-C digital SLRs

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Specifications
Overview
Lens styleZoom lens
Max Format Size 35mm FF  
Lens focal length70 – 300 mm  
Stabilization type Yes (4 stop claimed)  
Camera mount Canon EF, Pentax KAF3, Sony Alpha, Sigma SA, Nikon F (FX)  
Diagonal Angle of view 34.3º - 8.2º  
Aperture (lens diaphragm)
Largest aperture opening F4.0 - F5.6  
Smallest aperture opening F22.0 - F32.0  
Includes aperture ring No  
Total diaphragm blades 9  
Aperture annotations rounded diaphragm  
Optical
Total Elements 16  
Number of Groups 11  
Coatings / special elements 1 SLD glass element  
Focusing
Minimum focus distance 1.50 m (59.06")  
Maximum magnification ratio 0.26 x  
Autofocus type Yes  
Lens motor Micromotor  
Full time manual focus No  
Focusing method Extending front  
Focus notes AF will not function with Pentax camera bodies that do not support HSM  
Lens distance scale Yes  
Depth of field scale Yes  
Physical features
Overall weight610 g (1.34 lb)  
Lens diameter 77 mm (3.01")  
Overall length 126 mm (4.96")  
Sealing No  
Zooming method Rotary (extending)  
Filter thread size 58 mm  
Filter annotations rotates on focusing  
Lens hood included Yes  
Tripod collar included No  
Notes For Pentax and Sony mount, it is not possible to use AF and OS when attaching to a film SLR, Pentax ist* series and K100D DSLR cameras


Lens Includes
• Front and rear caps
• Bayonet-type Lens Hood
• Soft Case
Accessories

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