Sigma's 24-70mm F2.8 IF EX DG HSM is an updated version of this focal length developed in response to the needs of serious photographers asking for hypersonic motor for fast focus response. Also included is the full-time manual over-ride allowing instant control in low-light situations. Whether you're shooting in fast paced situations or low light situations this lens can handle it. Approximately 30% smaller and lighter than its competitors from the major camera manufacturers, it's a dream to handle and carry on your camera all day long. Its price is surprisingly affordable for a top flight professional lens of this caliber. Finally, its outstanding optical formulation makes it a great performer when used for scenic views and landscapes.
- Designed for use with full frame digital SLR cameras.
- HSM (Hyper-Sonic Motor) ensures a quiet & high-speed auto focus
- Three Aspherical glass elements offer correction for distortion & to maintain its compact design. SLD (Special Low Dispersion) & ELD (Extra Low Dispersion) glass elements provide optimum color correction & sharpness throughout the entire zoom range
- 9 blade diaphragm creates a pleasant out-of-focus effect on backgrounds
- Extremely compact design weighing only 28 ounces & measures only 4 inches in length.
- A lens hood, front & rear lens caps and carrying case are included with the lens.
- Lens Construction: 14 Elements in 12 Groups
- Angle of View: 84.1-34.3
- Number of Diaphragm Blades: 9
- Mininum Aperture: f22
- Minimum Focusing Distance: 38 cm / 15 in
- Filter Size: 82mm
- Maximum Magnifications: 1:5.3
- Dimensions: Diameter x Length) 86.6mm mm/3.5 in
Extended Dimensions 94.7mm mm / 3.7 in
- Weight: 790g / 27.9oz.