Lenses -> Sigma 180mm F2.8 EX APO DG OS HSM APO Macro Lens - Sigma Fit
The Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX APO DG OS HSM is a fast telephoto macro lens with a magnification ratio of 1:1 and a large maximum aperture of f2.8. Sigma's Optical Stabiliser (OS) function and the wide f2.8 aperture allows for faster shutter speeds and a narrow depth of field, enabling photographers to emphasize the subject. Three FLD (F Low Dispersion) glass elements provide excellent colour correction for colour aberrations and Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and provides sharp images with lots of contrast. The rounded 9 blade diaphragm ensures an attractive blur for parts of the photo that are out of focus. At 1:1 magnification, this lens has a focusing distance of 47cm/18.5in which is a greater working distance than shorter focal length macro lenses.
|Specification / Feature||Value||Scores *||Rank **|
|Number of Lens Groups||14|
|Number of Lens Elements||19|
|Optical Zoom ||1.00||0.00||75|
|Max Aperture Wide ||2.8||77.96||17|
|Max Aperture ||2.8||77.96||17|
|Max Aperture Tele ||2.8||49.27||17|
|Focal Length Wide ||180||30.96||75|
|Focal Length Tele ||180||69.04||23|
|Min Aperture ||22|
|Magnification Ratio ||1x||19.19||5|
|Min Focus Distance ||0.5m||92.99||37|
|Aperture Blades ||9||25.81||7|
|Autofocus Motor ||HSM|
|Sensor Format ||Full Frame|
|1st/3rd Party ||1st party|
|Lens Type ||Telephoto Prime|
|Image Stabilisation ||Yes|
|Video Lens ||No|
|Tilt Shift ||No|
|Weather Resistant ||No|
|Filter Thread Size (mm) ||86mm|
|Size (DxL) ||0mm|
|Lens Mount ||Sigma|
|UK Price ||£1239.00 at Wex Photo Video (affiliate link)||29.53||318|
* - Scores are calculated by comparing numerical specifications with other cameras. The highest ranking camera for a specification acheives a score of 100. The lowest ranking camera is scored as 0 and all the other cameras are scored in between 0 and 100 according to their merit.
** - Rank is calculated by ordering the scores for all cameras in descending order. The best scoring camera for a particular feature / specification will have a rank of 1.
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