Sigma 300mm F2.8 APO EX DG HSM

Announced Feb 14, 2005 •
Telephoto prime lens | Canon EF, Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha, Sigma SA, Nikon F (FX)
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Product description
Announced Feb 14, 2005

Manufacturer description: The Sigma APO 300mm F2.8 EX DG is a high performance telephoto lens and, for the professional photographer, is an absolute requirement. With a fast telephoto lens suitable for capturing the fastest action, whether that is a local soccer game, high school basketball in a dimly lit gym or sports cars racing. This lens also does double duty isolating single faces at a news conference or catching the bride in a candid moment at the wedding reception. Two ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements provide optimum color correction and sharpness throughout the entire zoom range and a new multi-layer lens coating technology and lens design formula reduce flare & ghosting. When used with full frame cameras & Sigma’s 1.4x or 2x optional Tele Converters it becomes a 420mm F4 manual focus lens or a 600mm F5.6 manual focus lens respectively. For the professional or advanced amateur looking for such a lens at a value price there is no other choice than the Sigma 300mm F2.8. Equipped with all of the latest technology to compete with the camera manufacturer’s products and produces tack sharp end result images.

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Quick specs
Lens type Prime lens
Focal length 300 mm
Image stab. No
Lens mount Canon EF, Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha, Sigma SA, Nikon F (FX)
Max aperture F2.8
Min aperture F32.0
Min focus 2.50 m (98.43)
Max magnification 0.13×
Weight 2400 g (5.29 lb)
Length 215 mm (8.44)

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