Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Lens for Canon EOS

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ITEM#: 12441017

The Sigma 70-300mm f4-5.6 DG Macro lens is the compact and economical choice for a telephoto zoom lens. It is the ideal high performance lens for portraits, sports photography, nature photography and other types of photography

  • Capable of macro photography, this lens has a 1:2 maximum close up magnification at the 300mm focal length
  • Has a switch for changeover to macro photography at focal lengths between 200mm and 300mm with a maximum close up magnification of 1:4
  • The improved DG (digital) lens design corrects for various aberrations. This lens is specially coated to get the best color balance whilst cutting down on ghosting caused by reflections from the digital image sensor
  • SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass element in this lens for excellent correction of chromatic aberration
  • Camera mount type: Canon EF
  • Format compatibility: 35mm film / full frame digital sensor Canon APS-C
  • Angle of view: 34.3 degree to 8.2 degree
  • Minimum focus distance: 4.92 feet
  • Magnification: 1x to 2x
  • Maximum reproduction ratio: 1:2
  • Groups 10 elements 14
  • Diaphragm blades 9
  • Image stabilization: No
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Tripod collar: No
  • Filter thread 58mm
  • Pentax mount lenses cannot be used with SF series AF cameras
  • Color: Black
  • Electronic components
  • Model: 509101
  • Included items: Front and rear lens caps, hood
  • Dimensions: 4.70 inches high x 3.0 inches deep
  • Weight: 18.7 ounces


Condition New
Product Features Autofocus
Dimensions 3.0 in.x 4.7 in.x 3.0 in.
Warranty 1 year Distributor
Model Number 509101
Country of Origin Japan

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  • Cheap but good
    Verified Purchase

    The Good: This lens is a very good lens for a great price. Focus speed is fast and accurate. The Macro mode is also good and works as advertised. Build quality is very good for the price. Works well on 40D and also on Full Frame sensor 5D MKII with no vignette halo's. The not so good: Focus is fast and accurate but a little whirry and noisy. The zoom feature turns opposite of most lenses and takes a while to get used to. The macro mode only engages between 200 - 300mm. The lens is already fairly slow (f4 -f5.6) and would benefit from some sort of image stabilization to get more blur free images but not likely at this price. Also above 200mm the corners are a bit soft and chromatic aberration (purple fringing) is very obvious.

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    porsche928s May 21, 2010
  • Sigma Macro lens
    Verified Purchase

    Excellent quality for the money. If you're a beginner/amateur who wants a good quality lens for a great price - this is the place to start. The automatic focus is a little noisy, but otherwise, I am very pleased with this product.

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    aimeehuff Feb 25, 2010
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  • Grat Lens!
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    Another great offering from! Arrived quickly and without any damage. Photos on represent the item very accurately. Overall, very satisfied with my purchase! Thanks,!

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    moondogyaz Jun 30, 2017
  • Happy to use
    Verified Purchase

    It did what I needed for my camera

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    markit410 Mar 16, 2017
  • Hoped for better macro quality
    Verified Purchase

    This lens did not work for me. I would not call it a macro lens. I needed something for closeups of very small items and the images were not clear or defined. I was disappointed. Wound up buying the pricey macro lens from *****.

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    drpka Jun 6, 2015
  • Out of focus

    Pity that this did not have a better manual focus ... should have gone with the AF in the 1st place. Still love Overstock though...

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    jhena Apr 21, 2013
  • Need a 70-300mm Lens Purchase this one
    Verified Purchase

    I have purchased Sigma lens in the past for my Canon AE-1program/Ftb cameras and still have those lens today. However not much use since moving into the digital canon camera. This Sigma lens performance has been outstanding in either auto or manual focus. I look forward to many years of usage of my telephoto lens.

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    golfmarkrs May 3, 2012

Questions & Answers

  • Q:

    "Is this lens compatible with the Canon 70D?"

    • A:

      This item works well with the Canon 70D model as well.

  • Q:

    "Why did you choose this product?"

    • A:

      Needed a macro lens and this is a good price if it works on the camera

    • A:

      For my daughter who is taking a high school photography class. The lens is excellent and the price for a beginner is unbeatable.

    • A:

      Had ordered it elsewhere and found better price with you.

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      I wanted a Macro lens for my Canon camera. At this price, I'm eager to try it out!

    • A:

      I wanted a Macro lens for my Canon camera. At this price, I'm eager to try it out!

    • A:

      I wanted a Macro lens for my Canon camera. At this price, I'm eager to try it out!

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      Great reviews less cost than Best Buy

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  • Q:

    "Does the lens have image stabilization"

    • A:

      Hello slotcanyonmonkey, this lens does not have image stabilization. Sorry for the confusion. Thank you for shopping with us

  • Q:

    "How is a "macro lens" defined? I thought it must produce a 1:1 ratio, at least. Is a 1:2 ratio macro? How about a 1:0.5? Please clarify this so that when I order, I know exactly what I am ordering."

    • A:

      The lens has a maximum close-up magnification from 1:2.9 to 1:2 ratio.

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