Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Super Telephoto Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with E Mount
What type of photography is the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS is a member of Sigma's Contemporary series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
Contemporary Series Lenses in Sony E Mount
Reasons to Buy Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS S Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS S lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization (up to 4.0 stops)
| Compatible with Sigma Teleconverters
| Hood supplied
| Tripod Collar
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Focus Distance Limiter
| Zoom Lock
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades
| 600mm reach great for Wildlife Photography
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| Lens Extents while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Wide end
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS is compatible with cameras that have a Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony ZV-E1, Sony A7R V and Sony FX30.
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS is also available in Leica L mount.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS has a maximum diameter of 109mm and total length of 266mm when not extended. It weighs 2100g / 74.1 oz.
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS has a filter thread of 95mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS:
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS has a focal range of 150-600mm and 4.0X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 225 - 900mm.
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS is compatible with the Teleconverters below. With the use of these TC/extenders, you can find how the total focal reach and effective aperture of your Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS changes below:
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Focal Range and Aperture Change with Teleconverter
The Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Sony ZV-E1, Sony A7R V and Sony FX30.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting. Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS's stabilization system is effective up to 4.0 stops.
With a total length of 266mm and a weight of 2100g, the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS is a large lens. Fortunately, it comes with a tripod collar which you can use to attach the lens directly to a tripod or monopod instead of attaching the camera. This connection helps to better balance the lens/kit combination.
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS 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.
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS has a Zoom lock feature which eliminates Zoom creep where focal length of the lens changes with gravity when it's held downwards or upwards.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.34x and has a minimum focusing distance of 2.8m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.34x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 150mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f29 at 600mm .
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS's optical formula consists of 25 elements in 15 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 2 SLD elements
- Super Multi-Layer coating
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS is available in Black color.
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