PRESS RELEASE: Sigma launches 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO lens for Nikon
The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO for Nikon.
The built-in motor allows autofocus with all Nikon digital cameras. These lenses incorporate a macro feature with maximum magnification 1:2 at the 300mm focal length. It is suitable for various types of shooting conditions.
The 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO for Nikon is a telephoto zoom lens with excellent value for money and optimized for use with digital SLR cameras.
This telephoto lens has a 1:2 maximum magnification at the 300mm focal length. It is ideal for portraits, sport and other types of photography. SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass provides excellent correction of chromatic aberration. The super multi-layer coating reduces flare and ghosting. High image quality is assured throughout the entire zoom range.
Hood (LH635-01) supplied
| 14 Elements in 10 Groups |
|Angle of View ||34.3 - 8.2 degrees |
|Number of Diaphragm Blades ||9 Blades |
|Minimum Aperture ||F22 |
|Minimum Focusing Distance ||95-150cm / 37.4-59.1 in. |
|Maximum Magnification ||1:4.1 (1:2 Macro mode) |
|Filter Size || Diameter 58mm (Rear) |
|Lens Hood ||Bayonet-type Hood |
|Dimensions ||Diameter 76.6mm X Length 119.5mm |
3 in. X 4.7 in.
|Weight ||540g/19 oz. |
Corresponding AF Mounts
* The appearance, specifications, and the like of the product are subject to change for improvement without notice.
(First posted on Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 18:11 EST)