Sigma - 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens for Select Sony APS-C DSLR Cameras - Black

Designed for use with most Sony DSLR cameras with an APS-C-size sensor, this Sigma 203205 wide-angle zoom lens features HSM technology for fast, quiet autofocus to ensure crisp images.

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What's Included


  • Front and rear lens caps
  • Front cap adapter, carrying case
  • Owner's manual
  • Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens for Select Sony APS-C DSLR Cameras

Features


Compatible with most Sony DSLR cameras

With an APS-C-size image sensor for wide-ranging use.

HSM technology

Delivers high-speed autofocus with minimal operational noise. Full-time manual focus capability allows precise adjustments.

Multilayer lens coating

Minimizes flare and ghosting. Enhanced peripheral brightness ensures high-contrast images throughout the entire zoom range.

8-16mm focal length

Helps you take clear shots.

114.5°-75.7° angle of view

Offers wide-angle coverage and produces images with an exaggerated perspective for photojournalism and shooting landscapes, architecture, building interiors, weddings, group pictures and more.

1:7.8 maximum magnification

For capturing up-close detail from far away.

f/5.6 minimum aperture and f/4.5 maximum aperture

For optimal light gathering, resulting in clear, detailed images.

15 elements in 11 groups with 7 diaphragm blades

FLD glass elements compensate for color aberration for rich, natural tones. One hybrid aspherical lens and 2 glass mold elements help correct distortion and astigmatism.


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  • Practical Photography (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5November 28, 2011
    Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM
    Designed specifically for D-SLRs with APS-C sized sensors, the Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM offers a 35mm focal length equivalent of 12-24mm on a D-SLR with a 1.5x crop factor (13-26mm on a Canon D-SLR with a 1.6x crop factor), which makes it theFull Review
  • photodo.comRating, 4 out of 5photodo.com on April 8, 2011
    REVIEW: Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM
    Gary Wolstenholme takes a look at this unique lens, which is currently the widest rectilinear lens available for APS-C sensor cameras.Full Review
  • The Imaging Resource!Rating, 4.5 out of 5August 26, 2010
    Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Review
    Optimized to work where you'll probably be using it, there's not much more to say here that the review doesn't cover. If you need ultra, ultra-wide, you won't go wrong with the Sigma 8-16mm, and at present, there's not a whole lot else to chooseFull Review
  • photoreview.com.auRating, 4.5 out of 5PhotoReview on July 1, 2010
    Sigma AF 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Lens
    A capable ultra-wide lens for DSLR cameras with APS-C sized sensors.Announced at PMA 2010 in February, the new Sigma AF 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM lens is designed specifically for DSLR cameras with APS-C size image sensors and boasts the widestFull Review
  • LensTip.com (UK)Szymon Starczewski on May 25, 2010
    Sigma 8-16 mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM
    When the market was swamped by digital reflex cameras with sensors smaller than a 35 mm film frame for the first time, all the manufacturers faced the lack of ultra wide angle lenses. 16(17)–35(40) mm lenses, used so far for that purpose on smallFull Review


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