Sigma DG OS APO HSM 50-500mm F4.5-6.3
Autofocus Lens (Nikon Fit)
This Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM APO Lens is for digital SLR
cameras with a Nikon lens mount. The lens has a standard to ultra
telephoto zoom range that is perfect for nature, wildlife, or sports
photography. The range translates into an equivalent 75-750mm when used
with digital SLR cameras with an APS size chip. The lens is also compatible with
full frame cameras. You can even increase you telephoto range by using the Sigma
For many photographers, having an ďall-in-oneĒ lens is an absolute dream.
Especially for nature photographers, the idea of a lens suitable for landscape
photography at the short end of the zoom range, while still having enough reach
for wildlife is a great option. Add to that, the ability to close focus on small
objects in the field such as flowers and itís the perfect backpackersí lens.
Four SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements provide optimum color
correction & sharpness throughout the entire zoom range and super Multi-Layer
lens coating reduces flare and ghosting and assures high image quality
throughout the entire zoom range. With no need to change lenses, there is less
chance of dirt or moisture entering the camera and fouling the imaging sensor.
The use of the OS (Optical Stabilizer) system, HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor), APO
apochromatic design, four elements of SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass, and
multicoated optics all enable this lens to provide a high level of performance
throughout its entire zoom range. A rear focus system ensures quick, convenient
manual focus and a non-rotating front barrel.
The filter size of this lens is Diameter 95mm and the lens is supplied with a
step down ring enabling digital cameras with an APS-C size image sensor to use
an Diameter 86mm filter.
The improved DG lens design corrects for various aberrations. This lens is
particularly coated to get the best colour balance, while cutting down on
ghosting caused by reflections from the digital image sensor. The lens provides
the utmost correction against lateral chromatic aberration, which is a serious
problem for digital SLR cameras.
Features - Sigma DG OS APO HSM 50-500mm F4.5-6.3
Autofocus Lens (Nikon Fit)
Designed for use with full frame digital SLR cameras. May also be used with
smaller APS-C size sensors with a corresponding effective increase in focal
length to about 75 to 750mm with most cameras.
Standard to ultra telephoto zoom range makes this the perfect to carry when
you only have room for one lens.
The HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) system ensures quiet and high-speed auto
focusing with full time manual focus override.
Four Special Low Dispersion (SLD) elements provide excellent correction for
The improved DG lens design corrects for various aberrations.
Super Multi Layer (SML) coating reduces ghost and flare.
Specifications - Sigma DG OS APO HSM 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 Autofocus
16 Groups /22 Elements
Angle of view
6.8į - 5į
Closest Focusing Distance
19.7-70.9 in./ 50-180cm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter)
8.6" x 4.1" / 219mm x 104.4mm
19702g / 69.5oz.
Kit Content Petal Lens Hood
Front & Rear Lens Caps
Carry Case with Strap
Step Down Ring
TS-31 Tripod Socket
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