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Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO launched - New multi layer lens coating minimises flare and ghost optimized for use with digital SLR cameras and capable of macro photography with a 1:2 maximum magnification.
A switch converts the lens to macro photography at all focal lengths between 200mm and 300mm offering a minimum focusing distance of 95cm (37.4 inches). In normal mode the minimum focusing is 150cm (59.1 inches) at all zoom settings. Maximum magnification between 200mm and 300mm is from 1:2.9 and 1:2.
A convenient magnification scale showing focusing distances and reproduction ratios is engraved on the lens barrel. A versatile lens that is ideal for close-up work, portraits, sports and nature photography, and all telephoto requirements.
Focal Length 70-300mm
Minimum Aperture f/22
Lens Construction 14 Elements in 10 Groups
Angle of View 34.3 - 8.2
Number of Diaphragm Blades 9pcs
Minimum Focusing Distance 150cm (59.1)/ 95cm (37.4) at Macro position
Maximum Magnification 1:4.1 (1:2 at Macro position)
Filter Size 58mm
Lens Hood Bayonet Hood
Dimensions Diameter 76.6mm (3) x Length 122mm (4.8)
Fittings Sigma, Canon, Nikon-D, Pentax and Konica/Minolta.