Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III
, Canon 6D MII
and Canon 5D MIV
Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM is also available for Nikon F (FX) , Pentax KAF and Sigma SA mounts.
Max sensor coverage of Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM is 35mm FF
Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM has a fixed focal lenght of 500mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 800mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG 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).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.13x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 4m
Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM has a max aperture of F4.5 and a minimum aperture of F32.0.
Sigma 500mm F4.5 EX DG HSM's optical formula consists of 11 elements in 8 groups.
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