Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM APO IF Macro Lens

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Ideal Lens for Digital SLR Cameras While Retaining Suitability for Traditional 35mm SLRs

Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG MACRO Lens

An exceptionally compact and lightweight telephoto lens with a large aperture, featuring the capability to shoot life-size macro images. You can now to capture up to 1:1 close-up life size photos. The f/2.8 large aperture makes it the ultimate prime lens for DSLRs as well as SLR film cameras. It is completely congruent with every Nikon Digital SLR camera including the D40s, D60, D3000, D3100 D5000 and D5100. The power arrangement for the lens provides crucial correction against chromatic lateral aberration for which is an acute problem for digital cameras.

The lens features a pair of Special Low Dispersion glass (SLD) elements to restrain a variety of color aberrations, including (astigmatic aberrations and spherical aberrations) plus make certain of high quality images. This macro lens has a special coat to provide the best balance of colors which also cuts down on ghosting created by reflections bouncing off the digital sensor.

A floating system focusing repositions two distinctive optical system lens groups to diverse positions. This system counterbalances for astigmatic aberration including spherical aberration. As a consequence, the lens also sports a stationary front lens element group making it easier to employ polarizer filters. Sigma HSM lenses provide super quiet high-speed AF along with full-time override to manual focus.  HSM allows the lens to autofocus on Nikon D40s, D60, D3000, D3100, D5000  and D5100  Apr 11, 2011  ✓

Features

    World's first High Speed Tele-Macro Lens

    Designed to give a superior performance with Digital SLR Cameras as well as 35mm Film Cameras

    Fully compatible with all Nikon Digital SLR cameras including the D40, D40X, D60, D3000, D3100 and D5000. 

    Super compact and lightweight, large aperture telephoto lens with life-size macro capability

    Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) with full time manual focus override

    Floating Focusing System produces excellent optical performance

    Detachable Tripod Socket


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Specifications
Overview
Lens stylePrime lens
Max Format Size 35mm FF  
Lens focal length150 mm  
Stabilization type No  
Camera mount Canon EF, Four Thirds, Sigma SA, Nikon F (FX)  
Angle of view 16.4  
Aperture (lens diaphragm)
Largest aperture opening F2.9 - F2.8  
Smallest aperture opening F22.0  
Includes aperture ring No  
Total diaphragm blades 9  
Optical
Total Elements 16  
Number of Groups 12  
Coatings / special elements 2 SLD glass elements  
Focusing
Minimum focus distance 0.38 m (14.96")  
Maximum magnification ratio 1 x  
Autofocus type Yes  
Lens motor Ring-type ultrasonic  
Full time manual focus Yes  
Focusing method Internal  
Focus notes Floating focus system  
Lens distance scale Yes  
Depth of field scale No  
Focus distance limiter yes  
Physical features
Overall weight895 g (1.97 lb)  
Lens diameter 80 mm (3.13")  
Overall length 137 mm (5.39")  
Sealing No  
Filter thread size 72 mm  
Filter annotations Does not rotate on focusing  
Lens hood included Yes  
Tripod collar included Yes

 

Lens Includes

Lens Hood
Soft Case
1 Year International Warranty plus 3 Year Sigma U.S.A. Extended Warranty (Total Warranty is 4 Years from Date of Purchase)

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