PRESS RELEASE: Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM receives TIPA Best Expert Lens Award.
The Sigma Corporation (COO: Kazuto Yamaki) is pleased to announce that the SIGMA APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM, a large aperture telephoto zoom lens optimized for use with the latest digital SLR camera and incorporating Sigma’s original OS function, has won the “TIPA Best Expert Lens” award. This lens was introduced to market in July 2010.
Name of Award: TIPA Awards 2011 Best Expert Lens
Product: SIGMA APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM
This bright, high quality telephoto zoom lens contains 22 elements (including 3 SLD and 2 FLD glass elements) in 17 groups. The lens is designed to cover 24x36mm ”full-frame”sensors and has an optical image stabilisation system (OS) that compensates approximately four stops. Its HSM function assures smooth and silent auto focusing. Chromatic aberration is reduced to a minimum and sharpness is at a very high level over the entire focal length range.
The Sigma Corporation is committed to continue the development of outstanding products that will answer the wide variety of customers` needs in the future.
*Currently, 29 publication from Europe, South Africa, Canada and USA are members of the TIPA (Technical Image Press Association) organization and chief editors and technical editors of these publications constitute this organization. Since 1991, TIPA has presented many awards in several sectors, including imaging.
(First posted on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 14:18 EDT)