What is Sigma 70 300mm used for?

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Overview Capable of macro photography, this lens has a 1:2 maximum close-up magnification at the 300 mm focal length. It is the ideal high performance lens for portraits, sports photography, nature photography, and other types of photography that frequently use the telephoto range.

What is Sigma APO?

A: Sigma’s APO designation means it’s a apochromatic lens that uses low dispersion glass to minimize chromatic aberration. The DG designation signifies that it is a Full Frame lens. This can be verified on their website.

Is Sigma 70 300 good?

In general, the 70-300mm ƒ/4-5.6 offers above-average results for sharpness; when stopped down, and kept below 200mm, results are excellent. The sharpest focal length / aperture setting on our sample was 70mm at ƒ/11, where the image was almost tack-sharp across the entire frame.

Can I use 70-300mm lens for macro?

First, set the zoom control to its maximum telephoto position. Then, slide the Macro Switch to the “Macro” position. Now the focus ring can turn from infinity to macro range.

How big is the APO Macro Super II Lense?

I believe it is a little heavier than the APO MACRO SUPER II model which was 530g. Fully extended it’s just about 8 inches long or 3 inches form the front end of the lense. This may cause some weird looks but expected from a zoom lense i would imagine. Add the lense hood on that and it’s even longer.

What is the magnification of a macro lens with extension tubes?

With extension tubes it is possible to achieve 1:1 magnification. You could combine this with diopters to increase these results. The great thing about macro with this lens is that it only works at 200-300mm which means that the minimum focus distance from your subject is about 2 feet.

Does the 70-300mm APO DG Macro lens work with my camera?

So I decided to try the 70-300mm APO DG Macro lens, since I read many reviews and tests. The bonus is that there is a macro mode in addition to such a universal telefocus range. And I was not disappointed when I purchased this lens. Works great with my SD1 Merril camera. You can find samples of photos taken with this lens in Photoshare Gallery.