Sigma Photo 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens

Wide-angle to telephoto macro zoom lens for APS-C cameras (Canon mount)

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Compact, versatile, and capable

The above description pretty much covers what you can expect from this well-appointed, 18-250mm wide-angle to telephoto zoom lens from Sigma Photo. If you own any of today's popular APS-C cameras, this rugged, lighweight lens is the perfect one to have mounted when you have no idea what your next photo opportunity will be. A wide cityscape from across the river? You're covered. A close-up of the kite your son is flying over by the marina entrance? Yes again. Everything in between? But of course.

And we do mean everything, because this lens is also a good macro zoom, so close-ups of the world of nature are a breeze as well. A close working distance of 13.8 inches and a magnification ratio of 1:2.9 means you'll be able to fill the frame with subjects like flowers, stamps and coins, or insects, among others.

The lens boasts solid optical build quality, of course, and uses Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) material in order to give the lens enhanced stability in temperature extremes. Three aspherical elements and one special low dispersion glass element keep color fringing anomalies to a minimum through the entire zoom range.

Product Highlights:

  • 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM telephoto zoom lens
  • compatible with Canon digital APS-C SLR cameras
  • not recommended for full-frame cameras
  • effective focal length:
    • 28.8-400mm with Canon EOS APS-C sensor cameras
  • built-in optical stabilization allows in-focus shots with longer exposure times
  • 3 aspherical elements and 1 special low dispersion glass element for impressive contrast and clarity
  • super multi-layer lens coating minimizes flaring and ghosting
  • minimum aperture: f/22
  • minimum focus distance: 17.7"
  • constructed of 16 elements in 13 groups
  • filter size: 62mm
  • lens is 3-11/16" long, 2-15/16" in diameter
  • weight: 16.6 ounces
  • warranty: 4 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Supplied Accessories:
  • lens hood, front and rear lens cap

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  • Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM zoom lens for Canon
  • LCF-62 III Front lens cap
  • Rear lens cap for Canon
  • Lens hood
  • Instructions
  • Warranty Sticker
  • Sigma's Americas Limited Warranty

Features and Specs

General
Brand Compatibility Canon
Image Stabilization Yes
Focal Length 18-250mm
Maximum Aperture f/3.5 (W) - 6.3 (T)
Weight 16.6 ounces
Parts Warranty 4 Years
Labor Warranty 4 Years

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Features

Overview: The Sigma AF 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro HSM (Model #883) is a multi-purpose 13x zoom lens that covers wide angle to telephoto to macro photography. The lens is designed to be used with cameras with APS-C size sensors. It is a great lens for travel, landscapes, family, and nature and wildlife, as well as macro photography. The lens has the Canon EF-mount, and comes with a padded carrying case, lens hood, and front & rear caps.

Lens Hood: The 18-250mm lens includes a 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.

Optical Stabilization: The Optical Stabilization lens effective compensates for image blurring caused by camera shake. Using the Optical Stabilizer, you can get sharp results at shutter speeds approximately 4 stops slower than you could without the OS function.

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

Sigma Technology: The lens has the following Sigma technology built-in:

  • Thermally Stable Composite (TSC): The lens utilizes a thermally stable composite material in the lens barrel, which has a high degree of elasticity, and exhibits little variation in its structure in extreme temperature conditions.
  • Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM): The Hyper Sonic Motor uses ultrasonic waves to drive the autofocus mechanism. This extremely quiet operation helps avoid disturbing photographic subjects, and isn't picked up by the microphone while recording video.
  • Super Multi-layer Coating: Sigma's own Super Multi-layer Coating suppresses lens flare and ghosting by preventing reflections within the lens.
  • Rounded Diaphragm: Using a rounded diaphragm instead of a polygonal shaped one produces pleasingly rounded out-of-focus light points when opened to near maximum aperture.

Specifications:

  • Lens Construction: 16 Elements in 13 Groups
  • Angle of View: 76.5° to 6.5°
  • Number of Diaphragm Blades: 7
  • Maximum Aperture: f/3.5 (18mm), f/6.3 (250mm)
  • Minimum Aperture: f/22
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 13.8"
  • Filter Size: 62mm
  • Maximum Magnifications: 1:2.9
  • Dimensions: Diameter=2.919", Length=3.656"
  • Weight: 16.6 ounces

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lens for cannon rebel 5

Written By lens 18-250, Malott, WA on Sunday, July 06, 2014

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So nice to have this range in one lens instead of two, a 18-55 and a 75-300 that came with the camera. You don't have to constantly change lens. You already have it. Thanks.

Pros: One lens instead of two that does the same thing. Smaller and easier to handle then the 75-300 lens and does practically the same thing.

Cons: Can't think of any except maybe you don't have the extra 50 feet that the 75-300 lens has, but for me that is not a problem.

Very good lens

Written By Miro, Richland, WA on Tuesday, June 03, 2014

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Very good lens. I have tested it for last two weeks. Everything works well. I am satisfied with the purchase

Sigma lens 18-250

Written By phillip, CA on Thursday, January 16, 2014

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Lens creep is a big issue with this lens. Please fix it Sigma!

Pros: nothing to brag about .. maybe the low price

Cons: lens creep ... big time. Didn't expect this for a made in Japan product. The auto focus without manual overwrite is annoying.

Great range at a good price

Written By FrankB, Charlottesville, VA on Monday, November 11, 2013

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So far no sign of lens creep, common to many extended range zooms. Seems sharp throughout range, and the macro setting is an added plus.

Pros: Price, range

Cons: Might seem heavy to some, but not this old guy.

Sigma 18-250 Zoom

Written By Evan, Co on Tuesday, August 13, 2013

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This is an almost perfect walk around lens. With this lens you can cover almost every need.

Pros: Zoom Range, Picture quality, light and sturdy.

Cons: Non yet

Sigma Photo 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens

Written By Shorty, Charlottesville on Monday, July 22, 2013

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Haven't had a chance to use it much but It works on my Nikon D40 just like the original! It's easy to focus, set the range, and is very sharp. A good lens. It is heavier than the original and you will need a confortable strap if you plan to carry it for a long period.

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This reply is a day late. The Lens worked exactly like the Nikon lens on my Nikon. The only thing I've noticed is that the field of view is a little wider than what the view finder shows, which is a great help anyway as I won't miss anything and I often crop the shot anyway, to get the picture just like I want. The lens works great and I'm very satisfied with it. The lens stays on my Nikon and I don't use any other lens now. I researched and found that it would be a match but I have not researched the Cannon mount. [ FRANK  Jul 04, 2014 ]
Yes, it works "FULLY" and my wife loves the mount to capture beautiful pictures. The product is everything and more she was looking for at a great price. I would recommend this to anybody. As always, Crutchfield's expert, life time support staff is always there to answer your question. I rate this product, 5 STARS! [ MICHAEL  Jul 04, 2014 ]
yes, it will only work with cropped sensor cameras such as the T2 [ ERIC  Jul 03, 2014 ]
I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: This Sigma lens will work on your Nikon D3300 DSLR camera. If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. [ Krissy  Jun 02, 2014 ]  Staff