The multi layer lens coating reduces flare and ghost, which is a common problem with digital SLR cameras. ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements reduce chromatic aberration to a minimum and also ensure sharp, quality images of high contrast. It creates an excellent image quality with 35mm film SLR cameras as well as digital SLR cameras.
Minimizing Flare and Ghost
This new lens has a special coating to reduce internal reflection and minimize flare and ghost, which is a common problem with digital cameras and also creates an optimum color balance.
Excellent image quality with ELD glass elements
This lens uses two ELD glass elements reduce chromatic aberration to a minimum and also ensure sharp, quality images of high contrast.
A drop-in 46mm filter holder in the rear part of the lens barrel can be rotated to facilitate the use of filters.
HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor)
The HSM models (Sigma, Nikon and Canon mounts) provide fast, silent AF function as well as full- time manual focus override.
Inner Focusing System
It also incorporates inner focusing system, which enables responsive and fast auto focus speed. The overall length of the lens does not change during focusing, ensuring convenient handling and ease of use.
Optional APO Tele-Converter EX
Simply adding an APO teleconverter (optional extra), means that this lens can be used as a 420mm F4 AF ultra-telephoto lens with a 1.4X EX teleconverter, or a 600mm F5.6 AF ultra-telephoto lens with a 2X teleconverter.
- 300mm f/2.8 EX DG/HSM Telephoto Lens
- Mount for Minolta & Sony Cameras
4 Year Sigma USA Authorized Dealer Warranty
In addition to the 1 year international warranty, when you register this EX lens with Sigma you will receive an extra 3 year extended warranty against defective materials or workmanship. Click here to register your warranty »