The Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG HSM OS is the first lens introduced into Sigma's Sports category. Designed for full frame cameras but can work with APS-C sized sensors as well, the 120-300 F2.8 has a large aperture and versatile focal length, ideal for a wide range of photography. Equipped with state of the art technology such as a Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM), an Optical Stabilizer (OS) and inner focusing and zooming. The HSM allows for a quiet, fast, and accurate autofocusing while the OS compensates for camera shake while shooting by hand. Two FLD glass elements, which have performance equal to fluorite, are incorporated with one SLD element to reduce color aberration at the highest degree. The Sports category offers not only a higher level of customization through the Sigma USB dock, but also has a dust and splash proof design.
Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Lens
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- 120-300mm focal length
- 180-450mm equivalent focal length on APS-C
- F2.8 constant maximum aperture; F22 minimum
- 105mm filters
- 1.50m/59.06" minimum focus
- Dust and splash proof
- Includes lens case, hood, and tripod mount
- Available in Canon EF, Nikon F Mount, and Sigma SA mounts
- Compatible with Sigma's USB Dock for firmware updates and focus calibration
|Lens type||Zoom lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||120–300 mm|
|Lens mount||Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Sigma SA|
|Number of diaphragm blades||9|
|Minimum focus||1.50 m (59.06″)|
|Full time manual||Unknown|
|Weight||2950 g (6.50 lb)|
|Diameter||124 mm (4.88″)|
|Length||291 mm (11.46″)|
|Filter thread||105 mm|
Best Tele-Zoom I ever had
This fast, sharp and very useful lens is a dream for every fotographer, which like to take photos of animals an sports. Pricing is also very interesting. Great lens!
Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM SPORTS at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City
I decided to bring the lens to fashion week and use it almost exclusively. Usually I will use the Canon 70-200mm 2.8 IS II, but I thought I needed to change things up. I did my post processing with DXO Optics 9 converting from raw to jpg. I did not do any re-touching on the faces. All I did was fix the white balance which I had determined by meter to be at about 2700 kelvin. I process all photos through DXO Optics 9 with the "Prime" noise reduction setting. I do just a tad bit of sharpening. ...
Has any news of a release date been posted for the third generation 120-300 f2.8?
Hi guys i am thinking about buying a sigma 120-300mm f2.8 lens for my nikon d7000 body.Will they work well together?I will be using this set up for fast moving sports.
The OS is pretty good on that lens so it should work well. But you are really a lot better off asking in the Nikon forum as they can answer how it behaves on a Nikon body, most here will have used the Sigma lens on a Sigma body. Continue Reading
BRENDAN MONAGHAN wrote: Hi guys i am thinking about buying a sigma 120-300mm f2.8 lens for my nikon d7000 body.Will they work well together?I will be using this set up for fast moving sports. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sigma-120-300mm-Canon-Digital-Cameras/dp/B000BBGB06/ref=aag_m_pw_dp?ie=UTF8&m=A3PV79PA4WN58Q Continue Reading
BRENDAN MONAGHAN wrote: Hi guys i am thinking about buying a sigma 120-300mm f2.8 lens for my nikon d7000 body.Will they work well together?I will be using this set up for fast moving sports. They should work well together, but consider the crop sensor magnification, as this a full-frame lens. Continue Reading
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