Sigma 75-300mm F4.5-5.6 APO DL

mount: A-mount
prod. code: data needed
EAN/UPC: data needed
makernote ID: data needed
format: Full frame
release year: 1988
status: Discontinued
D type lens: No
SLT compatible: Read this!
AF Drive: In Body
focus design:
stabilisation: No
weather sealing: No
AF-D (a99 only): No
max. aperture: 4.5-5.6
min. aperture: 22-32
focal range(mm): 75-300
elements/group: 14/11
angle of view: 30-8°
aperture blades: 8
min. focus distance(mm): 1500
filter rotate focusing: Yes
filter rotate zooming: No
max. magnification: 0.25x (1/4)
filter diameter(mm): 55
hood: bajonet
color: black
length(mm): 187
weight(g): 595
standard accessories: data needed

user review ratings
overall: 4.11
sharpness: 4.17
color: 4.20
build: 4.20
distortion: 4.07
flare control: 3.93
total: 15 reviews

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Sigma Launch their new De-Luxe lens.

There has been a move by some camera manufacturers to introduce a lower-priced range of lenses. Unfortunately, these 'budget' lenses have had to sacrifice many features in order to achieve their lower selling price. Many lenses no longer have zooming and focusing information engraved on the lens barrel, depth of field information is sadly missing on many, and indeed some have taken the drastic step of utilising a plastic back mount.

As Sigma are the largest lens manufacturers in the world, they have been able to develop their 75-300mm deluxe lens to sell for £149.95 in auto-focus fitting! This new departure in the cost of auto focus photography has in no way compromised the quality of the lens.

In spite of its compact size (it is the shortest of all the 75-300mm AF zoom lenses currently available) the Sigma 75-300mm DL lens uses two low-dispersion glass elements in the front lens group to produce superior optical quality. Its lens barrel is engraved with a focusing scale and depth of field information in both feet and meters.

A generous manual focusing ring and metal back mount complete the overall quality the lens delivers. - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania