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Sigma APO 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG Lens For Canon Mount [4597954]

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Quick Overview


  • 2 years Australian Warranty

  • ED & SLD Glass Elements

  • Large-Aperture Ultra Telephoto

  • Up To 1000mm With Attachment

RRP: $20,999.00

Special Price: $16,199.00

SAVE: $4,800.00 (22.9%)

Availability: In stock

Details

Sigma APO 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG Lens For Canon Mount [4597954], is the first large-aperture ultra telephoto lens to have an F2.8 aperture at 500mm. Ideal for travel, Portrait, Nature & wildlife, Sports and Action photography.

With its specially designed attachment mounted becomes a 400-1000mm F5.6 ultra telephoto lens capable of auto-focus shooting. It has ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) and SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass for maximum correction of aberrations. Perfect fast moving nature subjects and sports such as surfing, polo and soccer and as it excels at tracking fast moving objects it is a great surveillance lens. Here, Sigma’s achievement is unsurpassed and stands alone.

No Other Lens Like It

Categories:Telephoto

Typical Photography: Travel, Portrait, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Action

  • Largest high speed ultra-telephoto zoom available
  • ELD & SLD glass elements
  • 2x teleconverter, battery pack & charger, hard case

DG

DG for Digital

Designed to deliver the ultimate in performance on full-frame digital SLRs, Sigma DG lenses also bring out the best in 35mm SLR film cameras and APS-C size DLSRs.

APO

Apochromatic

In order to attain the highest quality images, the APO lens has been made using special low-dispersion (SLD) glass and is designed to minimize color aberration.

IF

Inner Focus

To ensure stability in focusing, this lens moves the inner lens group(s) without changing the lens' physical length.

EX

EX Lens

The exterior of this lens is EX-finished to denote the superior build and optical quality, and to enhance its appearance.

Features

Large aperture ultra telephoto zoom lens offers a large aperture of F2.8 at the 500mm focal length and F5.6 at the 1000mm focal length.

This is the first large-aperture ultra telephoto zoom lens that has an F2.8 aperture at the 500mm focal length. With its specially designed attachment mounted, the lens becomes a 400-1000mm F5.6 ultra-telephoto zoom lens capable of auto-focus shooting. It gives the photographer brand new powers of expression in all kinds of photography such as sports, portrait and nature photography. ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) and SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass provide excellent correction for all types of aberrations and the superior image quality throughout the entire zoom range. Sigma's own revolving filter ring mechanism makes it easy to use a circular polarizing filter.

The first large-aperture ultra telephoto zoom lens of its type

The first ultra telephoto zoom lens to provide an aperture of F2.8 at the 500mm focal length. This lens can be used to create amazing image expression with various types of photography such astrophotography, portraits, wildlife and sports.

A dedicated attachment

With the dedicated attachment mounted, the lens becomes a 400-1000mm F5.6 ultra-telephoto zoom lens capable of auto-focus shooting.

Superior image quality

One SLD (Special Low Dispersion) and three ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements are employed for effective compensation of color aberration. The Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting and provides high contrast images throughout the entire zoom range.

Circular polarizing filter

A drop-in 72mm filter holder in the rear part of the lens barrel can be rotated to facilitate the use of filters, including a polarizing filter.

Li-ion battery BP-21

The dedicated Li-ion battery BP-21 is used to power the zooming and AF operation.

Easy Operation and Handling

For the convenience of the photographer, focusing distance and focal length is displayed on the LCD panel built in the rear of the lens. It is possible to switch the camera to vertical position easily by loosening a knob in the rear of lens body.

Specifications

Lens Construction

17 Elements in 13 Groups

Angle of View

12.3 - 5 degrees

Number of Diaphragm Blades

9pcs

Minimum Aperture

F22

Minimum Focusing Distance

200-500cm / 78.7-196.9in.

Maximum Magnification

1:7.7

Filter Size

72mm (drop-in type)

Dimensions

Diameter 236.5mm x Length 726mm / 9.3in. x 28.6in(Hood included)

Weight

15,700g / 553.7oz.
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