... As is usual for Sigma, front and rear caps, a decent lens hood (barrel type) and even a nice soft case are included in the package. With a 58mm filter thread, filters will be relatively inexpensive to buy.
Being a 'budget' lens, this AF 70-300mm f/4-f/5.6 DG Macro, has none of the more ... Read review
More humble features than EX Sigmas. Rotating filter mount.
"...or a 119-510mm f/4-f/5.6 with Sigma DSLR cameras. A good, useful range of focal lengths and particularly appealing for sports and wildlife photographers I would think.
Closest 'normal' focusing distance is 1.5 metres, providing a magnification of 1:4.1 at 300mm. However, upon switching a small manual 'macro' switch - limited to use between 200 to 300mm only, it becomes possible to achieve an improved magnification ratio of 1:2 or half life-size. ..."
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Manufacturer's product description
The high performance telephoto zoom lens is ideal for digital SLR cameras. This lens has two SLD glass elements in the front lens group and one in the rear lens group It is able to shoot with maximum magnification 1: 2 at the focal length of 300 mm. It's the ideal lens for portraits, sports photography, nature photography, and other types of photography that frequently use the telephoto range.