Sigma Macro 28-300 mm F/3.5-6.3 AF Lens For Canon

Ultra compact dimensions, length: 3.3", diameter: 2.9", filter size: 62mm and a 10.7: 1 zoom ratio make this lens the ultimate traveling companion. This versatile, all-purpose zoom can capture a wide ranging series of subjects using its wide angle, ultra-telephoto and close-up capabilities. It incorporates 2pcs Special Low Dispersion SLD glass elements and 4pcs Aspherical Lenses, to produce a high level of optical performance. Aspherical lenses provide excellent correction for all types of aberration while making a very compact construction possible. This lens has a minimum focusing distance of 50cm at all focal lengths. Equipped with a macro mechanism for close-up photography at 300mm telephoto, with a reproduction ratio of 1: 3. It is equipped with a "zoom lock" to prevent the zoom setting from being changed inadvertently. It incorporates an internal focusing system, which eliminates front lens rotation, allowing the use of polarizing filters and Petal type hoods. The lens materials used in this new lens are lead and arsenic free ecological glass.

Product Review Summary

2.8
Based on 5 user reviews
40% recommend this product
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Pros
  • Versatile (3)
  • Sharp Focus (3)
  • Easy to Use (2)
  • Lightweight (2)
  • Compact (2)
  • Good value (1)
  • Fast Focus (1)
  • Good Quality (1)
Cons
  • Slow Focus (4)
  • Poor Focus (3)
  • Poor Quality (3)
Good For
  • Multi-purpose (5)
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Consumer Reviews

Pirich
168

Extended Range Zoom is Slow Off The Blocks

byPirich Mar 6, 2007
16 Helpfuls 17 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Extremely compact for storage, inexpensive, very sharp images.
Cons Large torque required to operate zoom, slow focus response
Recommended it? No

The Sigma 28mm-300mm zoom lens was originally sold for the Konica-Minolta Maxxum series Digital SLRs. When Sony took over this product line in 2006, they kept the same lens interface as the original Minolta Maxxum cameras for the new Sony 100alpha camera. This gave the new camera a complete line of... Read full review »

55

Versatile "swiss-army" lens. Sharper than its Tamron counterpart

bytcchou71 Aug 27, 2004
13 Helpfuls 14 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Surprisingly good optics, considering low price and high versatility. Small. Metal mount.
Cons Like most consumer zooms, sharpness declines above 200mm. Autofocus sometimes...
Recommended it? Yes

This lens is Sigma's "macro" version, a newer and improved version of their older "compact hyperzoom" 28-300 lens. This lens has half the minimum focus distance, and twice as many low dispersion (2 vs. 1) and aspherical (4 vs. 2) elements than the hyperzoom.

Almost everyone told me to... Read full review »

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Sigma misses the mark

byrayr0041 Jun 16, 2003
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros covers a large range
Cons Read review body
Recommended it? No

I purchased the sigma 28-300MM lens about one month ago thinking that it would be a good all around lens. Well I was wrong. It was performed well under what I would expect from a sigma product.
The color match to the subject matter is poor to be nice. I tried other lens and they were fine. I... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features

Compatibility

Compatible Brand Canon
Camera Type SLR

Lens System

Focus Type Auto & Manual
Type Telephoto • Wide Angle

Other Features

Brand Sigma

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