Sigma 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (FX) mount cameras.
Sigma 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG is compatible with cameras that have Nikon F (FX)
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Nikon F (FX) lens mount are
Max sensor coverage of Sigma 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG is 35mm FF
Sigma 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG has a focal range of 200-500mm and 2.5X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 300 - 750mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sigma 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG 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).
Sigma 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG has a Power Zoom
feature which consists of a rocker switch and a internal zoom motor where you can change the focal length of the lens by pushing this switch. This method of zoom is smoother and generates less shake than zooming in and out using your hand, especially beneficial while recording video.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.13x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 5m
Sigma 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 200mm all the way to the 500mm .
Sigma 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 13 groups.
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