Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 OS Macro OS HSM Contemporary Lens for Nikon
SKU # sig.884.306.n
Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 OS Macro OS HSM Contemporary (C) for Nikon
Being able to shoot close to the subject is a crucial element in photography. This lens features a minimum focusing distance of 22cm and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.8, producing results that rival those of macro lenses. At 70mm, its working distance is 5.52cm. When used as a telephoto lens, it's so close to a dedicated macro lens in performance the lens hood seems to touch the subject. Since its range extends from the 35mm equivalent of 25.5mm to 105mm, the lens is perfect for shooting close-ups of fashion accessories, cuisine, flower arrangements and much more. Uncompromising in every aspect of lens design, Sigma has even chosen not to place the product name on the front of the lens to prevent reflection of the letters during close-up photography.
Sigma's own unique OS (Optical Stabilizer) function is incorporated. It offers effective correction of approximately 4 stops, which makes it possible to compensate for camera shake even in macro range photography where a small blur can be easily identified.
Note: The closer the lens is to the object, the less effective the OS function is.
When photographing with point light sources such as electric lights or reflections on a body of water in the background, the rounded 7-blade diaphragm helps produce an attractive bokeh effect - even at large-aperture settings.