Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM is an Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (DX) mount cameras.
Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM is compatible with cameras that have Nikon F (DX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (DX) lenses are Nikon D3500, Nikon D7500 and Nikon D5600.
Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM is also available in Canon EF , Four Thirds, Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha and Sigma SA mounts.
Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM has a focal range of 10-20mm and 2.0X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 15-30mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Nikon AF-P DX 10-20mm F4.5-5.6G VR , Tamron 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD in Nikon F (DX) mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.15x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.24m. 0.15x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f4 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 10mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f32 at 20mm .
Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM's optical formula consists of 14 elements in 10 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 3 SLD glass elements
- 2 hybrid aspherical elements
- 1 glass mold aspherical
Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM is available in Black color.
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