Opting for the Sigma 70 - 200 mm f/2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS lens will certainly prove to be a prudent choice on your part if you are on the lookout for camera lenses that are not only packed with a host of utilitarian features but are also light in terms of weight and easy to carry. With a focal length of 70-200 mm, this camera lens from the store of Sigma delivers an excellent performance even under low-light conditions. The diagonal angles of view in FF and APS-C modes range 34-12 degrees and 23-8 degrees, respectively. It has a construction of 22 elements in 17 groups, and is equipped with 2 FLD and 3 SLD elements, with the latter having the special low dispersion feature. It has a minimum focus of 1.4 m and its maximum magnification is 1.3x at 200 m. With a 77 m filter thread that does not rotate on focus, this Sigma lens is extremely useful. The performance delivered by its FLD glass is equal to that delivered by the Fluorite ones.
Type of Lens
One of the major advantages of owning the Sigma 70 - 200 mm f/2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS lens is that, being a telephoto lens, it will not only magnify distant subjects but will also give a certain dimension to every image that can be used creatively.
Lens Best Suited For Wildlife Photography
The Sigma 70 - 200 mm f/2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS lens is extremely useful for those who are in to wildlife photography. You can also use it for wedding and portrait photography, and also to capture sports action.
Thanks to a maximum and minimum aperture of F2.8 and F22, respectively, you can take a wide range of high-resolution shots minus any distortion using this lens.
The Sigma 70 - 200 mm f/2.8 APO EX DG HSM OS lens has 9 rounded diaphragm blades that give a beautiful Bokeh effect to the images.
You will not have to worry about camera vibrations affecting the quality of the image captured as this lens comes with the optical stabilization feature.
HSM Series Lens
HSM, Hyper Sonic Motor, is a new type of motor that is being used in some new Sigma lenses. Being an HSM series lens, it will ensure an almost virtually silent autofocus function and also a very quick responsive autofocus function.
This lens is ideal for Canon 100D, Canon EOS 1100D, Canon EOS 550D, Canon EOS 5D, Canon EOS 6D, Canon EOS 700D, Canon EOS 70D, Canon EOS 7D, Canon 600D, Canon 1200D and Canon 60D cameras.
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