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Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM

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Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM review: specs and price

Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM

Why is Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM better than the average?

  • Weight
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    584gvs637.88g
  • Minimum focal length
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    18mmvs46.95mm
  • Maximum focal length
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    300mmvs98.46mm
  • Minimum focus distance
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    0.38mvs0.55m
  • Optical zoom
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    16.6xvs2.04x
  • Magnification
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    3xvs0.28x
  • Minimum angle of view
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    5.4°vs40.02°

Price comparison

Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM

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$124.95

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$479.00
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General info

1.Has a metal mount
Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.
We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
5.Is a macro lens
Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
A macro lens is used to take very close-up photos, allowing you to capture flowers, insects etc. in great detail. A macro lens is any lens with 1:1 magnification.
6.Is a telephoto lens
Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
A telephoto lens allows you to zoom in on far away objects. This is particularly useful when you need to photograph a subject from a distance, such as wildlife photography, or even in some cases street photography where you can’t get near the subject.

Optics

1.has built-in optical image stabilization
Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
At the shorter end of the lens you get the widest angle of view. This allows you to fit more of the scene into the photograph (based on APS-C format).
The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
A true macro lens has a magnification of 1:1. This means that the image produced is a life-size representation of the subject being photographed.
At the longest end of the lens you get the narrowest angle of view. This allows you to fit a small portion of the scene into the photograph, such as when you are zooming in on a subject (based on APS-C format).

Aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.Has rounded aperture blades
Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.
The aperture controls how much light gets through to the camera’s sensor. More blades is often an indicator of a better quality lens. It also allows you to achieve much nicer looking bokeh when blurring out your background, whereas a lens with less blades will often produce harsher, more polygonal bokeh.

Focus

1.Can focus to infinity
Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
Many lenses allow you to focus to infinity. This is essential when you wish to take photos including far off objects, such as when shooting landscapes, in order to make sure everything is sharp and in focus.
2.Has focus motor
Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.
3.has a silent focus motor built into the lens
Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
Lenses with built-in focus motor focus faster and more quietly than lenses without a focus motor which rely on the camera's body focus motor.
4.Has full-time manual focus
Sigma 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.
This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

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