The Sigma 70mm-300mm f4-5.6 DG Macro Tele Zoom Lens - the telephoto zoom lens with excellent cost performance and optimized for use with digital SLR cameras.
Capable of macro photography, this lens has a 1:2 maximum close-up magnification at the 300mm focal length. It's the ideal high performance lens for portraits, sports photography, nature photography, and other types of photography that frequently use the telephoto range.
SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass
Sigma has used SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass in this lens for excellent correction of chromatic aberration. This also corrects for fluctuation of aberration due to focusing. The new multi layer lens coating reduces flare and ghosting, a common problem with digital cameras and also creates an optimum color balance.
Macro shooting with maximum magnification 1:2
The minimum focusing distance is 1.5 m/59 inches at all zoom settings. It also has a switch for changeover to macro photography at focal lengths between 200mm and 300mm with a maximum close-up magnification from 1:2.9 to 1:2.
Without changing the distance between camera and subject, you can change the shooting magnification.
The Sigma 70-300mm is commonly used for General purpose, Sports/action, Wildlife and more.The Sigma 70-300mm is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Enthusiast among others.The Sigma 70-300mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Sigma 70-300mm: Consistent output, Easily interchangeable and Fast / accurate auto-focus