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Sigma 300mm f/2.8 EX DG IF HSM APO Telephoto Lens for Pentax and Samsung SLR Cameras

by Sigma

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Technical Details

Style: Pentax and Samsung SLR Cameras
  • Brand Name: Sigma
  • Model: B0009V13ZG
  • Lens Type: Prime lens
  • Minimum focal length: 300
  • Maximum focal length: 300 millimeters
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Product Details

Style: Pentax and Samsung SLR Cameras
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 4.7 x 6 inches ; 5.3 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 7.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B0009V13ZG
  • Item model number: B0009V13ZG
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: May 31, 2005

Product Description

Style: Pentax and Samsung SLR Cameras

Ultra compact apochromatic telephoto lens with a fast f2.8 maximum aperture, and incorporates two extraordinary low dispersion glass elements (abbe number 90.3), to reduce chromatic aberration to a minimum. It incorporates internal focusing which enables responsive and fast auto focus speed. Minimizing Flare and Ghost This new lens has a special coating to reduce internal reflection and minimize flare and ghost, which is a common problem with digital cameras and also creates an optimum color balance. Excellent image quality with ELD glass elements This lens uses two ELD glass elements reduce chromatic aberration to a minimum and also ensure sharp, quality images of high contrast. Rear Filter A drop-in 46mm filter holder in the rear part of the lens barrel can be rotated to facilitate the use of filters, including a polarizing filter, in situ. Inner Focusing System It also incorporates inner focusing system, which enables responsive and fast auto focus speed. The overall length of the lens does not change during focusing, ensuring convenient handling and ease of use. Optional APO Tele-Converter EX Simply adding an APO teleconverter (optional extra), means that this lens can be used as a 420mm F4 AF ultra-telephoto lens with a 1.4X EX teleconverter, or a 600mm F5.6 AF ultra-telephoto lens with a 2X teleconverter.

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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Michael Rosenberg on November 22, 2008
Style Name: Minolta and Sony SLR Cameras Verified Purchase
The Sigma 300 F2.8 lens for Sony/Minolta is a great lens for the price. I could not afford The Sony/Minolta equivalent as it was over twice the price. The color,contrast and resolution of this lens is excellent and works great with 1.4 and 2.0 Sigma teleconverters. It also works great with the in-camera image stabilization on the Sony DSLR cameras.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By S. Pettis on February 23, 2010
Style Name: Nikon Mount
I wanted more reach for wildlife photography wanted so I settled on the this lens for use with my Nikon D90. I find it to be sharp even with the 2X teleconverter. I use it with a monopod mostly except for birds in flight. It is heavy and the only monopod head I could find to handle it is the one from Really Right Stuff. The build quality looks to be excellent. If they ever made a stabilized version, which they will one day, the big boys will be hurtin'.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By D. Kittle on February 4, 2010
Style Name: Canon SLR Cameras
I could not afford Nikon's VR 300mm lens so I picked this one up instead. I've routinely shot with Sigma's 1.4x Teleconverter and 2.0x TC attached and have gotten brilliant results. The lens is more than sharp enough wide open, even with the 2x TC on it. I often photograph birds and there is plenty of detail in the photos. This lens is simply brilliant.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By J. Estrada on July 7, 2013
Style Name: Canon SLR Cameras Verified Purchase
I bought this lens primarily for sports photography and in no way has it disappointed. I had been using my Canon 100-400 but it was jus too slow, though I like the reach it afforded me for times when the Canon 70-200 f/2.8 just wasn't long enough. So I took a shot on this beauty since it was much more affordable than the Canon equivalent and haven't regretted it for a second. I have taken my best pics with this lens; the creamy bokeh this lens creates is just gorgeous; its also fast and accurate and I get gorgeous results reliably.

I have used this lens at the dirt bike track, auto racing track, and drag strip, and it has performed admirably every time. I just put in a rental order for the Sigma 1.4x extender for my trip out to Laguna Seca for the Moto GP, so I'll report back with how the lens responds to the extender. My guess is that it will be just fine.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Conifer1 on November 2, 2011
Style Name: Pentax and Samsung SLR Cameras Verified Purchase
The lens is one of the few telephotos for Pentax. It is a beautiful "big" lens that is great for wildlife.
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