Sigma Corporation of America has announced pricing and availability for a new APO 180mm f/2.8 EX DG OSM HSM Macro Lens. This lens is the word’s first 1:1 180mm f/2.8 Macro Lens and should be available in the the United States on July 27 for an estimated street price of $1,699
This lens includes Sigma’s proprietary OS (Optical Stabilization) technology, allowing users to hold this lens by hand using shutter speeds up to 4 stops slower than would be possible without a tripod. It also includes 3 Low Dispersion FLD Glass Elements, which provide correct for color aberrations, with an inner focusing system so that overall lens length does not change during focusing. This new Sigma lens also includes advanced Multi-Layer Coatings to reduce flare and ghosting in challenging lighting conditions, and it also includes Sigma’s HSM (Hypersonic Motor Focusing) system for fast and quiet Autofocus.
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