Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens is a flexible telephoto zoom characterized by its bright and sophisticated design. The fast constant f/2.8 maximum aperture excels in difficult lighting conditions. And also offers increased control over the depth of field for isolating subjects.
Complementing the optics is an Intelligent OS system. Which minimizes the appearance of camera shake for sharper results when shooting handheld.
A rounded 11-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth and pleasing bokeh quality.
The HSM also permits full-time manual focus control simply by rotating the focus ring at any time.
An Intelligent Optical Stabilizer system minimizes the appearance of camera shake to benefit making sharper imagery when shooting handheld.
Also, the Tripod collar has a rotating design and the replaceable foot is Arca-type compatible for easy mounting.
Furthermore, this lens is compatible with the optional Sigma USB Dock for fine-tuning different lens characteristics and updating its firmware.
Compatible with optional Sigma 1.4x and 2x teleconverters.
The highly-anticipated Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Lens has hit the streets and we were very anxious to evaluate it.
The 70-200mm f/2.8 lens class is an extremely-popular one with the full range of photographers, from beginners to professionals, finding such a lens to be an invaluable part of their kits. A telephoto zoom is quite often the second most important lens in many photographers’ camera kits (just behind a general purpose zoom lens) and the 70-200mm focal length range is ideal for a wide range of uses. Add in a wide f/2.8 aperture with Optical Stabilization and the telephoto lens becomes especially versatile, ready to tackle many of the low light situations photographers find themselves in, including at sports and stage events.