SIGMA 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S Telephoto Zoom Lens - for Canon

Product code: 127964

Product features

  • Ideal for sports & wildlife
  • Image stabilisation
  • Aperture range: f/5.0 - f/22
  • Filter diameter: 105 mm
  • Compatible with Canon EF mount
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      • Ideal for sports & wildlife
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      • Aperture range: f/5.0 - f/22
      • Filter diameter: 105 mm
      • Compatible with Canon EF mount
      Product information
      The high-performance Sigma 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon cameras is specifically designed for high speed long distance photography making it the ideal tool for sports photographers.

      Professional construction


      A solid build construction delivers high optical performance for capturing action, meeting the requirements of professional photographers. This Sports Lens offers enhanced results over the more compact Sigma 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 Contemporary Lens.

      The 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 Sports Lens offers excellent optical performance thanks to a FLD (“F” Low Dispersion) and three SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements which helps to reduce chromatic aberration for high quality results.

      Get professional results, whatever the weather


      Because it's weatherproof and equipped with a nano lens coating on both its front and rear surfaces, the premium 150-600 mm Sports Lens is safe from dust and splashes of water.

      A water and oil-repellent coating lets you easily wipe water off the lens, and helps prevent oil from adhering to the surface, even in tricky shooting conditions. Enjoy the practicality of a lens that's durable enough for photographers who need to shoot in various outdoor conditions, like in the rain or gritty environments.

      Image stabilisation


      Thanks to OS (Optical Stabilisation), the 150-600 mm Sport Lens offers steady shooting with two modes for greater accuracy – Mode 1 is ideal for general photography and Mode 2 is ideal for panning shooting, such as motor sports.

      Mode 2 features an accelerator sensor which works to minimise blur while shooting as it detects whether the camera is positioned vertically or horizontally.

      Compatible with Canon

      This Sigma S sports lens is compatible with the new tele-converters, and has been made for use on Canon full frame and crop sensor digital SLR cameras. Get outstanding photo quality and versatility for more flexible shooting of wider scenes with a high-spec lens that lets you get really creative and expressive over long distances.

      Quieter lens performance

      A Hyper Sonic Motor allows the Sigma 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 Lens to operate quickly but quietly while autofocusing, with an improved AF algorithm that makes things smoother.

      Full time manual focus override lets you adjust things as you need even after focusing with AG mode.  A zoom lock switch lets you lock the zoom ring at any focal length for stable shooting even if the lens is positioned upward or downward – or during long exposure photography.

      The Sigma 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S Telephoto Zoom Lens gives real power and options to professional photographers who need to shoot challenging subjects outdoors and in demanding conditions.
      Specification

      Technical specifications for SIGMA 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S Telephoto Zoom Lens - for Canon

      TYPE
      Lens type Zoom
      Lens category Telephoto
      Compatibility Canon EF mount
      Image stabilisation OS
      OPTICAL FEATURES
      Focal length 150 - 600 mm
      Maximum aperture f/5 - f/6.3
      Minimum aperture f/22
      Focusing Manual & autofocus
      Minimum focusing distance 2.60 m
      CONSTRUCTION
      Elements and grouping 24 elements in 16 groups
      Diaphragm blades 9 rounded blades
      Filter diameter 105 mm
      Silent focusing Yes
      Weather sealed Yes
      Tripod collar Yes
      Special features Yes
      GENERAL
      Box contents - Sigma 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S Telephoto Zoom Lens - for Canon
      - Case
      - Lens hood
      - Back cap
      - Front cover
      Dimensions 121 x 290.2 mm (D x L)
      Weight 286 g
      Manufacturer's guarantee 1 year
      Customer reviews

      Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Lens reviews verified by reevooReevoo

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      (9.2 out of 10)
      Ease of use
      8.8
      Image quality
      9.1
      Build quality
      9.4
      Compatibility
      9.5
      Performance
      9.8
      Value for money
      9.1
      Overall rating
      9.2
      Scores 9.2 out of 10 based on 89 reviews
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      (10 out of 10)

      Paul

      Burntwood GB
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      Easy to use
      A little on the heavy side but for the money does the job👍
      Confirmed purchase: 20 October 2017
      Published on: 17 November 2017
      (9 out of 10)

      David

      Cambridge GB Experienced nature sports photographer
      +
      (The following written after 8 days of hard field testing on a wildlife holiday shoot in the northern isles - previously used a Canon 300 mm F4 L lens for 10 years & occasionally have borrowed Canon's 400 F5.6 L, 300 F2.8 L IS, 600 F4 IS & 400 F4 DO IS lenses.) Excellent build quality for the price, matching that of Canon 'L' glass products while adding even further functionality over its rivals, such as the ability to update the lens firmware/focusing accuracy by use of the lens 'dock' (an additional modest purchase). The ability to extend the zoom range by use of the 'trombone'-style pull mechanism (in addition to the standard zoom ring) is incredibly useful in the field when hand-holding the lens (briefly as it's v heavy!) as the user can then keep supporting the lens & change its focal length w/o upsetting the balance provided by the supporting hands (which would occur if using the zoom ring). The zoom lock mechanism is v useful and essential for preventing 'zoom creep' at the selected permitted zoom ranges when pointing the lens up or down. Lens works well hand-held in short spells and feels light when slung over shoulder with a bespoke strap support (mine by Joby). Focus speed is excellent - literally 'hypersonic'! Only telephotos of extreme weight (and price) will outperform this lens for aperture, sharpness, and image quality. Surprisingly, fits well into a modest Manfrotto 'bee' backpack. Finally, the Sigma website demo videos, & others esp from USA on YouTube, were useful for initial set-up. I look fwd to 'mark II' from Sigma in a few years time (see 'cons')!
      Very little could be improved w/o modifying the portability/weight/price. Personally I'd like an additional smaller-diameter screw thread in the fixed mounting base-plate to enable lighter consumer-style monopods to be screwed in. I also added a removable Manfrotto base plate (14. x 5.5 cm) to the lens' own base-plate, enabling me to gain a better balance when handholding the lens at max zoom extension & leaving it ready to attach in a few seconds when needed to a Manfrotto 701RC2 tripod head or type 393 monopod head mounted on a carbon tripod). The essential protective lens hood works well but is very heavy (metal) - I'd suggest that Sigma design/provide an optional lightweight alternative for owners to order up. Finally, the provided fabric lens objective cover fits a little loosely & ideally needs a tag or suchlike to reversibly connect it to the hood somehow to prevent the nice padded cover being lost in the field (a pain in the rain, although using a removable lens 'coat' helps of course too to prevent splashes on the objective).
      Obviously this is a 'dense' heavy lens that is easiest used when mounted on a mono/tripod, & this mass issue will deter some users comparing it with for example Canon's 100-400 L mark II zoom (latter better for street/busy environments and where weight/packaging is a deciding issue, e.g. on some flights).
      2 of 2 people found this review helpful
      Confirmed purchase: 21 September 2017
      Published on: 23 October 2017
      (5 out of 10)

      Rodel

      Liverpool GB Photography enthusiast
      +
      Build quality
      So heavy
      I took thousands of pictures with just a few usable outcome
      It is expensive for the quality of pictures you will get. I returned the lens.
      Confirmed purchase: 07 August 2017
      Published on: 08 September 2017
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        SIGMA 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S Telephoto Zoom Lens - for Canon
        £1,192.00