The Sigma 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Contemporary Lens for Sony is a super-compact all in one lens with superb optical quality. The super-zoom lens offers a wide 11x zoom range to allow users to shoot a wide variety of subjects from one lens, and effectively removes the hassle of changing lenses. This lens features a mount specifically for Sony DSLR’s.
As part of the Contemporary line within Sigma’s Global Vision series, this lens is designed to achieve a balance between convenience and performance, and meshes a compact, lightweight build and versatile handling with notable optical attributes.
Sigma 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Contemporary Lens for Sony A features:
Lightweight and compact size
The Sigma 18-200 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS shares the same dimensions/size as a standard zoom lens and weighs a mere 430g. The light weight and compact size makes it the perfect partner for traveling photographers wanting a small, but powerful superzoom lens.
Wide 11x zoom range with optical stabilisation
The Sigma 18-200 DC Macro OS contemporary lens features a wide 11x zoom range and will allow users to shoot a wide variety of subjects from a single lens. The Crop factor of APS-C-format Sony A-mount cameras will effectively multiply the focal length of the lens by 1.5, making the max focal length a whopping 300mm (35mm equivalent). The large zoom range effectively removes the hassle of carrying multiple lenses, and changing between lenses. Possible subjects includes: landscapes, macro, sports, portraiture, wildlife and architecture.
Optical stabilisation helps to reduce unwanted camera shake/movements to provide sharp pictures when zoomed in or when shooting in low light.
Minimal focusing distance of 39cm
The Sigma 18-200 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS Contemporary features a minimal focus distance of 39cm. The large maximum focal length and close focusing allows users to capture extremely detailed, up-close and unique photos of fine details and small objects.
Hyper Sonic Motor Autofocus (HSM)
The Sigma 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Contemporary Lens features a Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) to provide quick and virtually silent autofocus.
Compatible with the Sigma Lens USB Dock
The Sigma lens USB dock allows photographers to mount Sigma global vision lenses to a computer to update firmware, calibrate the lens and adjust the focus parameters.