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Sigma Photo 300-800mm f/5.6 Lens
Super telephoto zoom lens for full-frame and APS-C cameras (Nikon mount)
Item # 366595NA | MFR # 595-306
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Our take on the Sigma Photo 300-800mm f/5.6 Lensby Crutchfield's Woody Sherman
Could this lens be for you?
We admit it. This is not your everyday lens. In fact, many of you will never have a need for a zoom lens this impressively long. But — if you shoot wildlife, or sports, or carry a scanner in your car so you can get to the latest breaking news event? Oh, yeah, this could be your next lens. With a maximum aperture of f/5.6, it's got impressive light-gathering capacity for its class. The zoom lens gives you compositional flexibility while remaining at a distance. And the built-in, ultra-quiet HSM (Hyper-Sonic Motor) will take care of the big job of acquiring sharp focus over a long distance. You'll have the tools at hand to bring home the hard-to-get bacon — for less bacon than other DSLR lenses with equivalent specs.
It belongs in your collection
While this super telephoto zoom lens is optimized for full-frame cameras, APS-C cameras can benefit as well. The focal length will increase by a factor of 1.5X on most APS-C cameras (1.6X on Canon's APS-C models), so this 300-800mm lens will have a 450-1200mm equivalent length on many non-full-frame cameras.
Carefully machined low-dispersion optical elements and proprietary coatings yield a lens that is sharp, clear, and free of artifacts like color fringing, ghosting, flaring, and distortion. The lens accepts drop-in filters and a 46mm circular polarizer is supplied.
- Nikon bayonet mount
- 300-800mm f/5.6 EX DG HSM APO telephoto zoom lens with 35mm equivalent of 450-1200mm on Nikon cameras with APS-C sensors
- built-in lens motor: compatible with D40, D40x, D60, D3000, D5000
- HSM (Hyper-Sonic Motor) for fast, silent focusing
- Super Multi-Layer Coating minimizes reflections and flare
- ideal for far-away wildlife, sports, and photojournalism
- minimum focus distance: 19.68 feet
- constructed of 18 elements in 16 groups
- filter size: 46mm drop-in only
- lens is 6-1/4" in diameter, 21-5/16" long
- weight: 207 oz.
- tripod collar, carrying case, lens hood, rear lens cap, circular polarizing filter supplied
- warranty: 4 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee