Sigma announces four high quality lenses for DSLR camera

by Enche Tjin on February 13, 2011

Sigma announces four new high quality lenses in CP+ Camera and Photo Imaging show in Japan. All of these lenses are high quality and are great alternatives for photographers with limited budget but demand high quality lenses. Most of the lenses are update from existing collection. New feature such as Optical Stabilization and splash proof design are added.


Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 II DG HSM
A very high quality super-wide angle lens intended to full frame camera (DG) such as Canon 5D mk II, Nikon D700. This lens is popular for landscape and interior. Great for outdoor because it features splash proof design for use in harsh conditions.


Sigma MACRO 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM
Is an update to Sigma 105mm macro lens. This lens is great for outdoor macro/close-up photography. Now it is getting optical stabilization built-in to the lens. This lens features a splash proof design for use in harsh conditions. It is compatible with Sigma tele converter to make the focal length longer.


Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM
Is a very versatile high quality zoom lens ideal for sport and wildlife photography. It has big aperture and OS which are great features for low light condition. Like other two lenses above, it does has splash proof design, and also compatible with Sigma tele converter. It is an update from non-OS Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8.


Sigma APO 50-150mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM
Another update from 50-150mm f/2.8 non-OS lens. This lens is intended for crop sensor DSLR cameras such as Canon 60D, Nikon D7000, Sony A580 etc. The range in crop sensor camera mimicsthe popular 70-200mm focal length in 35mm format camera. It has more SLD elements to improve image quality and optical stabilization features. However, it does not has splash proof design and quite bulky (7.8 in x 3.4 in) despite its state “compact” in the press release. It will be almost 2x the price of the original Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8.

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