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Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Motorized Telephoto Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras

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  • 14 Elements in 10 Groups Lens Construction
  • 34.3 to 8.2 degrees angle of view
  • F22 Minimum Aperture
  • 59.1 (150cm) / 37.4 (95cm) Macro Mode Minimum Focusing Distance
  • 1 - 4.1 / 1 - 2 Macro Mode Maximum Magnification
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Compatible Mountings Nikon F Nikon F Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
Dimensions 4.7 inches x 3 inches x 3 inches 3.03 inches x 4.61 inches x 3.03 inches 2.91 inches x 4.61 inches x 2.91 inches 3.03 inches x 4.8 inches x 3.03 inches
Item Weight 1.19 pounds 0.96 pounds 0.94 pounds 1.21 pounds
Lens Macro Telephoto Zoom lens Zoom lens
Maximum Aperture 4 4 f 4 5.6 f
Max Focal Length 300 mm 300 mm 300 mm 300 mm
Min Aperture 32 5.6 45 32
Min Focal Length 70 mm 70 mm 70 mm 70 mm
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Style: Nikon SLR Cameras | Configuration: US Version

The built-in motor allows autofocus with all Nikon digital ameras. These lenses incorporate a macro feature with aximum magnification 1:2 at the 300mm focal length. It is suitable for various types of shooting conditions. 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.

Lens Construction
  • 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)
  • Filter Size: Bayonet-type Hood
  • Diameter: 76.6mm
  • Length: 119.5mm
  • Weight: 540g/19 oz.

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Style:Nikon SLR Cameras  |  Configuration:US Version
Product Dimensions 3 x 3 x 4.7 inches
Item Weight 1.2 pounds
Shipping Weight 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
ASIN B0012X43P2
Item model number 5A9306
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4.4 out of 5 stars 1,095 customer reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank #159 in Camera & Photo > Lenses > Camera Lenses > Digital Camera Lenses
Date first available at Amazon.com October 2, 2003

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Style Name: Nikon SLR CamerasConfiguration: US Version
I hesitated purchasing this lens for my Nikon D40X--probably looked at this listing six or seven times before making the purchase. Truthfully I was worried about how inexpensive it is. Now, I'm probably a pretty average amateur photographer in that the majority of my pictures are family stuff: kids' sporting events, vacations, birthdays, and the like. But that doesn't mean I'm willing to compromise on quality just to save some money, and I know that the Nikon 55-200 is a quality lens.

But, I purchased based on Michael Del Priore's review (his was the only review at the time)--I figured, at this price (especially when compared to the Nikon 55-200), why not give it a shot, and I'm glad I did.

This is an excellent lens. The auto focus motor is fast and doesn't chew up the battery (I was concerned about that, but I shot almost 170 pictures at my son's games two Saturdays ago and didn't use any more battery than the Nikon 35-70 lens that came with the camera). Like "cinderoo" I haven't had any stabilization issues to speak of either, even snapping away while following 12 year old boys run the length of a field. That may be more of an issue with macro photography, but I'd imagine most of the (admittedly limited) macro photography I'd do would probably be with a tripod anyway.

Now, no one would mistake me for a professional photographer, but I can tell you that when I pull up photos shot with my D40X and this Sigma lens on my 24" iMac and view them full screen they are *everything* I was looking for when I decided to move to an SLR camera.
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I purchased the Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG macro lens for my Nikon D40..the lens has a Built in Motor Drive and does Auto Focus very nicely with the Nikon D40..D40X and D60..
I shoot mostly landscapes, animals, birds, and flowers and have taken some very nice photos with this 70-300mm Telephoto and Macro Lens. This lens does not have Image Stabilization however using the lens without a tripod does not seem to be much of a problem because I have not had many blurred photos..The lens is very reasonably priced for the amateur photographer..

I have shared some of my recent photos that I took using this lens which are posted on this Amazon listing with my review.

The lens shipped immediately by 47th Street Photo and was received in two days.

I highly recommend the Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro Lens.
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Style Name: Nikon SLR CamerasConfiguration: US Version
So I was the first review for this lense and I have read over a few of the reviews. Please disregard any of the bad comments about this lense. I have owned this lense for quite some time now and it still is a great lense for the buy! You can't beat the price for the quality. I work in Studio and we use Canon 70-200mm f 2.8 lenses that are around $1300 and to me it's a waste if your not shooting indoors when you can spend $140 on a 70-300mm f/4-5.6. I have shot many jobs with this lense and have printed many pictures out. Optics in this lense is amazing. You do not have to use this lense on a tripod at all. I use it hand held in most everything I shoot except long exposures. The only thing that could be slightly difficult is indoor shooting. Overall this lense is good. Not worth the money to invest in a VR lense...Can't even tell the difference.
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Style Name: Canon SLR CamerasConfiguration: US Version
I just bought this lens yesterday for my Canon T3i/600D at a camera shop on a whim because it was so inexpensive. I am gonna break my review down into four key categories; Image quality, Autofocus Speed and Accuracy, Build Quality, and Value.

Image Quality - 3/5 Stars. Once you buy this lens set your camera on AV or Manual and set your aperture at f/7.1 or f/8 and leave it there! No kidding! This is the sweet spot because images are super soft and soaked in purple fringing from f/4 down to f/6.3 on any shot above 100mm. That being said, I got some duck images at f/8 and 300mm that are awesome! And f/8 gives you plenty of depth at that range. I did have to boost the ISO up to 400 because without image stabilization, you definitely need faster shutter speeds for hand held shots.

Autofocus Speed and Accuracy - 2/5 Stars. The speed is fine but it's not accurate. I have my lens set to manual focus now because looking through the view findwer, I have been more accurate than the autofocus every time. EVERY time! It focuses to a point about 3 to 5 percent closer to you than your target. The grass in front of my duck was tack sharp when I tried to use the autofocus. (This is one reason I should have bought a 5D Mark II. That way I can make Autofocus Microadjustments for each lens.)

Build Quality - 4/5 Stars. No weather sealing but it feels solid and has a metal mount that locks into place firmly, unlike the plasticky Canon 55-250mm. Hey, you don't get weather sealing for $169!!! (p.s. I would still pick the Canon 55-250mm over this lens because of the IS and better performance at f/5.6)

Value - 4/5 Stars. You get the possibility of tack sharp, spot on images and 300mm range for $169!!! I haven't even talked about the Macro function that works great!
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Style Name: Pentax SLR CamerasConfiguration: US Version
I wanted a cheap telephoto lens for those times I need the reach. Since I don't use it that often, I felt no need for a large or expensive lens. I debated between this lens, the Tamron 70-300 Di, and the Sigma APO of the same type. This was the cheapest so I went with it. Frankly, I can't believe how good this lens is for its price. At 70mm, it's tack sharp corner to corner. Even 200-300 it's quite good. And the Macro mode is just icing on the cake--1:2 magnification means you can get quite close.

It's true, you need a fair amount of light for this lens to shine--no argument there. But for the individual who only does this sort of stuff for fun, this lens is hard to beat. I can't imagine the APO variant is worth $70 more--I cannot detect any difference from sample pictures posted online. So if you only need a lens of this focal length occasionally, this is the one to get.
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