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Sigma APO 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO

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Sigma APO 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO

The Sigma APO 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO features aspherical lenses, APO lenses, OS (Optical Stabilizer) function, APO Teleconverter EX, EX lens, Inner Focus, Rear Focus, DG lens, DC lens, DF (Dual Focus) system, multi layer lens coating, SLD glass elements, Macro shooting, Zoom Macro and other accessories.

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The Sigma APO 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO features lens with Sigma technology. It offers optical technology which is recommended for use with sin…

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Sigma APO 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO

The Sigma APO 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO features aspherical lenses, APO lenses, OS (Optical Stabilizer) function, APO Teleconverter EX, EX lens, Inner Focus, Rear Focus, DG lens, DC lens, DF (Dual Focus) system, multi layer lens coating, SLD glass elements, Macro shooting, Zoom Macro and other accessories.

Features

The Sigma APO 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO features lens with Sigma technology. It offers optical technology which is recommended for use with single lens reflex cameras. It features telephoto zoom lens which is for use with digital SLR cameras. The lens offers two SLD glass elements in the front lens group and one in the rear lens group. It also offers to shoot with magnification 1:2 at the focal length of 300mm. In addition to this, this lens is recommended for use in various types of photography scenes which include portraits, sports photography, nature photography and other types of photography within the telephoto range. The multi layer lens coating and lens design is said to reduce flare and ghost where is also creates an optimum color balance through the entire zoom range. This lens offers two SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements in the front lens group and one in the rear lens group. The SLD glass elements provide correction of chromatic aberration through the entire zoom range. The Sigma APO 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO features a switch which converts the lens to macro photography at focal lengths between 200mm and 300 mm with a minimum focusing distance of 95 cm (37.4 inches). It offers normal mode where the minimum focusing distance is 150 cm (59.1 inches) at all zoom settings. In addition to this, the maximum magnification ratio is between 200 mm and 300 mm is 1:2:9 to 1:2. The DF (dual focus) system features disengagement of the linkage between the internal focusing mechanism and outer focusing ring when the focusing ring is moved to the AF position. The wide focusing ring is said to enable easy and accurate manual focusing.

Additional features

The Sigma APO 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO features APO teleconverter EX which increases the focal length and interfaces with the camera’s AE (automatic exposure) function. The exterior of the lens is EX-finished which denote the build and optical quality. The lens also uses a motor drive by ultrasonic waves which is said to provide a quiet and high speed AF (auto focus).

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