Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 EX DG OS APO HSM Telephoto Zoom Lens for Nikon Cameras - USA Warranty
What's Included With This Item:
- 1 Year International Warranty plus 3 Year Sigma U.S.A. Extended Warranty (Total Warranty is 4 Years from Date of Purchase)
Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM (136-306) boasts Optical Stabilization (OS) which is critical to equipment sporting this focal range allowing for hand-held tele-photography and the use of shutter speeds approximately 4 stops slower than would otherwise be possible. Its includes splash-proof feature preventing dust and precipitation from getting inside the lens. One SLD and two FLD glass elements provides maximum correction of chromatic aberrations.
The super multi-layer coating reduces flare and ghosting and the lens design incorporates an inner focusing and inner zooming system to ensure sharp images throughout the entire zoom range. Improved optical performance provides excellent correction of sagittal coma flare and ensures ultra-high resolution, comparable to a fixed focal length lens. The HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) ensures quiet and high speed AF, while allowing full-time manual focus override. A truly unique product which is a rarity in the photo industry, this lens is the only lens of its kind on the market; a professional zoom lens that also features a fast aperture.
Most professionals own the standard 300mm 2.8, but they also have to carry a shorter zoom lens for those times when the subjects move closer. That means fumbling around switching lenses or carrying a second camera body. The amazing Sigma zoom lens let you instantly determine the picture composition you want without having to change your vantage point.
Imagine photographing courtside at a college basketball game and having the versatility to zoom in on a player's face or hand and then instantly zoom back to capture the entire player making his shot. You can do it with the 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS APO HSM. The aperture remains constant at F2.8 throughout the entire zoom range. The addition of the optional APO tele converter produces an ultra telephoto zoom lens with AF
The Sigma 120-300mm is commonly used for Sports/action, Wildlife photos and more.The Sigma 120-300mm is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Semi-pro photographer among others.The Sigma 120-300mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Sigma 120-300mm: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus and Nice bokeh.
|Lens Construction||23 Elements in 18 Groups|
|Angle of View||20.4-8.2 degrees|
|Number of Diaphragm Blades||9|
|Minimum Focusing Distance||150-250cm / 59.1-98.4"|
|Maximum Magnifications||1:8.1 (at 200mm focal length)|
|Corresponding Mounts||Nikon: OS
|Dimensions (Dia x L)||114.4 x 289.2 mm/4.5" x 11.4"|