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Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS

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Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS

The Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS is an affordable compact zoom lens designed with the capability of extending the reach of a standard lens and also feature an image-stabilized telephoto zoom which is suitable for either APS-C digital SLRs or full frame camera. Besides that, it also incorporates Sigma’s Optical Stabilization technology for enabling hand-held shooting with up to 4 times slower than normal shutter speed combined with circular diaphragm to compliment out-of-f…

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Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS

The Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS is an affordable compact zoom lens designed with the capability of extending the reach of a standard lens and also feature an image-stabilized telephoto zoom which is suitable for either APS-C digital SLRs or full frame camera. Besides that, it also incorporates Sigma’s Optical Stabilization technology for enabling hand-held shooting with up to 4 times slower than normal shutter speed combined with circular diaphragm to compliment out-of-focus backgrounds. It also comes with SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element and Super Multi-Layer Coating. The lens mount is available for Sigma AF, Nikon AF, Canon AF, Pentax AF or Sony AF, and this lens is designed especially for amateur photographers.

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The Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS features the SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element that provides an excellent correction to any types of lens failure or distortion and also equipped with Super Multi-Layer Coating for reducing flare or unwanted secondary image, plus it also provides images with high contrast. It comes with a minimum focus distance of 150cm (59.1-inch) through-out its zoom range and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:3.9. Its zoom ring is made of a 50 mm wide band mid-way down the lens barrel where it has a broad and ridged rubber coating for providing more secure gripping. It is also fitted with white engraved and easy to read focal length settings which consist of 70mm, 100mm, 135mm, 200mm and 300mm. Other features include a diagonal angle view between the range of 34.3º - 8.2º, maximum aperture of between F4 to F5.6 while its minimum aperture is F22; lens construction that has 16 Elements 11 Groups which includes one SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element; it has 9 Diaphragm Blades (rounded diaphragm); filter thread size of 62mm, plus the lens also comes with Front and rear caps, Bayonet-type Lens Hood and also a soft case. It measures in at 126.5mm (5.0-inch) in length with a maximum diameter of 76.5mm (3.0-inch) and 610grams (21.5 ounce) in weight.

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