Sigma Photo 17-50mm f/2.8 Lens

Light-gathering wide-angle zoom lens for APS-C cameras (Canon mount)

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Your favorite "kit zoom," only better

Your DSLR might have come with a 3X zoom lens. In a great many cases, this is what we call a "kit zoom" lens, and it does a great job of delivering a lot of versatility while not adding a lot of overall cost to your camera purchase.

The thing that might not be immediately obvious is that they often trade light sensitivity, particularly as they're zoomed in, for those cost savings. So what if you had the great versatility of a kit zoom's focal length, matched with a light-gathering wide aperture that stays constant through the zoom range?  You'd have this in-demand camera-bag staple, the Sigma Photo 17-50mm f/2.8 zoom lens.

Designed to give you everything from a panorama of a sun-dappled river winding through Big Sky country, to an intimate portrait of your spouse squinting as he surveys that landscape's majesty, this lens is ready for most day-to-day opportunities, whether they're in daylight or low light.

Product Highlights:

  • 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM standard zoom lens
  • compatible with Canon EOS SLR APS-C sensor cameras
    • effective focal length of 27.2-80mm on Canon APS-C cameras
  • not recommended for full-frame cameras
  • EX-designated lens with a hybrid aspherical element and FLD glass elements (performance similar to fluorite) for superior image quality
  • constant aperture throughout the zoom range
  • HSM (Hyper-Sonic Motor) for fast, silent focusing
  • minimum aperture: f/22
  • minimum focus distance: 11 inches
  • constructed of 17 elements in 13 groups
  • filter size: 77mm
  • lens is 3-5/8" long, 3-5/16" in diameter
  • weight: 19.9 ounces
  • warranty: 4 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Supplied Accessories:
  • lens hood
  • front and rear lens caps
  • carrying case

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What's in the box?

  • 17-50mm F2.8 DC OS HSM zoom lens for Canon
  • LCF-77III Front lens cap (installed)
  • Rear lens cap (installed)
  • 77mm Lens hood (installed)
  • Zippered storage case
  • Instructions
  • Warranty sheet
  • Warranty sticker

Features and Specs

General
Brand Compatibility Nikon
Image Stabilization Yes
Focal Length 17-50mm
Maximum Aperture f/2.8
Weight 19.9 ounces
Parts Warranty 4 Years
Labor Warranty 4 Years

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Features

Overview: The Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 DC OS HSM (Model #583) is a high quality, large aperture standard zoom lens. Typical uses include travel, landscape, wedding, events, portrait, and family photography. The lens has the Canon EF-Mount, and comes with a lens hood, front and rear caps, and a zippered storage case.

Lens Hood: The 17-50mm lens includes a bayonet-type detachable lens hood to help prevent stray light from entering the lens, causing flare, and to protect the lens from rain, snow, and dust. When not in use, the lens hood can be inverted and mounted onto the lens backwards for storage.

Focus Mode Switch: The lens features a two-way switch for setting the focus mode: AF (auto focus) or M (manual focus).

Optical Stabilization (OS): The lens also has a two-way switch to activate (or turn off) the built-in optical stabilization. When switched to the On position, the optical stabilization compensates for camera shake, especially in low-light or long zoom situations when the camera is hand-held. Using the OS feature, it is possible to get sharp results at shutter speeds approximately 4 stops slower than you could without it.

Sigma DC Lenses: This Sigma DC lens is designed for use with digital SLRs with APS-C-sized image sensors. The image circle matches the smaller size of the image sensor of most digital cameras.

HSM: The lens has a hyper-sonic motor (HSM) that provides a quiet, high-speed auto focusing mechanism.

Specifications:

  • Lens Construction: 17 Elements in 13 Groups
  • Angle of View: 72.4°-27.9°
  • Number of Diaphragm Blades: 7
  • Maximum Aperture: f/2.8
  • Minimum Aperture: f/22
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 11"
  • Filter Size: 77mm
  • Maximum Magnifications: 1:5
  • Dimensions: Diameter=3.284", Length=3.876", (4.463" w/lens caps)
  • Weight: 19.9 ounces

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Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Zoom Lens for Nikon

Written By SV, buffalo, ny on Monday, October 07, 2013

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It is extremely sharp and functions very well for me on my Nikon D5100. It's a great value for the money as compared to the Nikkor 17-55mm .This lens is wonderful as a general purpose/walk around lens. It's not too heavy. I am very happy with it .

Pros: Sharp, fast and accurate focus, image quality

Cons: None so far

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