Telephoto zoom lenses are one among the common camera accessories that both amateur and professional photographers desire to possess. The Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 DG Macro is a telephoto zoom lens specially designed to give you perfect photographic results. This compactly designed Sigma telephoto zoom lens can be used in sports and wildlife photography.
The Sigma telephoto zoom lens is carefully constructed with 14 elements in 10 groups. The minimum angle of view of the Sigma Macro lens is 8.2° and the maximum angle of view is 34.3°. The Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 DG Macro lens is designed to suit most of the Nikon digital single lens reflex cameras. The maximum focal length of the Sigma lens is 300 mm and the minimum focal length is 70 mm.
The number of diaphragm blades in the Sigma lens is 9 for high quality images. The Sigma Macro lens features a minimum aperture of F/22 – 32. The aperture of the lens with the maximum focal length is 5.6 and the aperture with the minimum focal length is 4. An aperture is a thin diaphragm which opens and closes frequently to allow light to pass through when you click a picture. This light hits the camera sensor which in turn, helps you produce images.
The Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 DG Macro lens is ideal for portrait photography. The lens measures 76.6 mm x 119.5 mm in diameter and length. However, the length of the lens when it is extended is 208.3 mm. This size of the Sigma lens makes it convenient for you to fit the lens easily in your camera bag, making space for other camera accessories. The Sigma macro lens weighs just 530 g for easy portability.
The maximum magnification of the Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 DG Macro lens is 1: 4 x. This allows you to closely capture the expressions of your loved ones. The filter attachment size of the Sigma lens is 58 mm. This is the front end of the lens which lets you attach different kind of filters to your lens. According to your requirement, you can attach any filter that is available in the market.
You can fill your frame with a lot of things and attach the filter which suits the situation in your frame. You can use a dark coloured filter if you have to create a night effect in your picture. The closest focusing distance of the Sigma telephoto zoom lens is 1.5 m by which you can capture the right moment at the right time to add them to your archives. The Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6 DG Macro lens is an appropriate choice to capture scenic landscapes or even flowers in great detail.