Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Super Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Sigma SA mount cameras.
Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM is compatible with cameras that have Sigma SA lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sigma SA lenses are Sigma Quattro, Sigma Quattro H and Sigma SD1 Merrill.
Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM is also available in Canon EF and Nikon F (FX) mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM has a maximum diameter of 157mm and total length of 521mm.
Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM has a filter thread of 46mm.
Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM has a fixed focal lenght of 800mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sigma 800mm F5.6 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 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.11x and has a minimum focusing distance of 7m. 0.11x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM has a max aperture of F5.6 and a minimum aperture of F32.0.
Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM's optical formula consists of 12 elements in 9 groups . Special elements used in this design is 2 ELD glass elements.
Sigma 800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
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