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Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 APO EX DG HSM 35mm Zoom

4 star rating
                      4 / 5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $0
Focal Length : 70mm - 200mm | Max. Aperture : f/2.8  | Focus : Autofocus  


  • Lens TypeZoom Lens
    Focal Length70mm - 200mm
    Lens Max Aperturef/2.8
    Min Aperturef/32
    Focus TypeAutofocus • Manual Focus
    Macro LensWithout Macro Lens
    MountMinolta
    Closest Focusing Distance70.87 in
    Diaphragm Blades9 Blades
    Picture Angle12.3 - 34.3 degrees
    Attachment / Filter Size77 mm
    Groups / Elements17 Elements in 14 Groups
    Diameter3.39 in
    Length7.24 in
    Weight44.8 oz
    MPN568101
    UPC085126568542
    Product ID25758637

Product Description

This telephoto zoom lens has a large maximum aperture of f2.8 which remains constant throughout the zoom range and it is optimized for digital SLR cameras.
  • Min focus: 180cm/70.9 in.
  • Available for: [70-200mm F2.8 APO EX DG HSM] SIGMA, CANON, NIKON (D) [70-200mm F2.8 APO EX DG] MINOLTA, PENTAX


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by VinnyC01 a Intermediate

    Date Reviewed: June 8, 2008

    Strengths:    All you could want from a 70-200 2.8 - period. Sturdy and strong. Just solid. Price.

    Weaknesses:    Focus can zoom in and way out when you are in autofocus. Just boom -out of no where. Compared to the Canon 2.8 equivalent (which I borrowed) It is a slight bit off. You will have to work hard to get sharper images.

    Bottom Line:   
    This is my main glass for sports, since it was my first purchase for shooting HS Sports. I have used it with the Rebel and 40D.

    This lens is simply great for the price and is great for almost all sports. For the beginner, intermediate or casual shooter, you can not get a better lens for the price. I have used it for all high school sports. I would recommend using a monopod.

    Was great for flowers, and wildlife that you can get close to - ducks, swans, frogs, certain birds.

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    Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

    Similar Products Used:   Canon 200 2.8;

    Type of photography:   Sports



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