A sports minded beast
Sports and wildlife photographers will be especially pleased with the availability of this fantastic Sigma telephoto zoom lens. Suitable for both full frame and APS-C sensors, this third party option will satisfy users of both, with the smaller sensors benefiting from the increased magnification. A dust and splash proof construction ensures you are safe to take the lens out into whatever environments necessary to get the winning shot.
Fast f2.8 maximum aperture
A fast, large f2.8 aperture is available throughout the entire zoom range, providing excellent handheld and available light shootability. Explore the options of selective focus and particularly at the long end, you will be able to render backgrounds into a total blur, making your subjects really pop. The faster shutter speeds that you can shoot at thanks to the large aperture also helps to freeze fast moving subjects in their tracks - great for taking in the weekend sports.
Speedy focus for Speedy subjects
Suitable for fast paced still photography and even movie shooting, is the included HSM focus motor. Autofocus can be accurately attained quickly, smoothly and silently, allowing you to capture your desired photos or footage without causing a stir. This fast and stealthy style of shooting is very handy for wildlife shooters, where going unnoticed can be the difference between bust or glory.
Two FLD glass elements and one Side element are included in the 120-300mm’s construction, resulting in gloriously sharp and detailed pictures without the common plagues of aberrations and distortions. Throughout its substantial zoom range this lens is a terrific performer that will satisfy the most serious of shooters.