Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 DC APO HSM


Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 DC APO HSM


Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 DC APO HSM
This is a zoom lens manufactured by Sigma and the model was launched 2006.
The lens belongs to the category  telephoto zoom lenses, a telephoto lens where you have the possibility to zoom in and out.
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Compability, auto focus and focal length
The lens is available for both Canon and Nikon cameras, but there are two different versions of this lens (one for each brand and mount) so it is important that you ask for and choose the right version when bying the lens.
This lens is designed and meant for Canon and Nikon cameras with a smaller sensor (often referred to as 'APS-C') which means that the lens does not fit all camera models. By clicking on the link below you can make sure that the lens works with your camera model and you should do an additional check with your local dealer as well, before you buy the lens just to be sure.
The ability to use auto focus is available for all cameras.
The lens has a focal length of 50-150 mm. Since the lens is designed to be used on a camera with smaller sensor ('APS-C') the focal length will be equivalent to 80-240 mm if you have a Canon camera or 75-225 mm if you have a Niko camera.
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Read more about focal length and your field of view
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Lens brightness and image stabilizer
The lens brightness and aperture value is f/2,8.
This aperture value indicates that the lens is very bright.  This will make it so much easier shooting in darker environments where you do not want or can use flash lighting, for example in churches or at different sports venues. Lenses with good aperture values and longer focal lengths, such as this lens, tend to be popular amongs sports and nature photographers.
A feature worth commenting, which is also related to lens brightness, is that the brightness and maximum aperture-value remains constant regardless of focal length used. This makes it easier for you as a photographer. No matter if you are have the focus ring and focal length at 50 mm or at 150 mm the aperture value can be f/2,8.
The lens lacks image stabilization, which otherwise os good for avoiding the blur that can occur when using slow shutter speeds. Since the lens is bright, with good aperture value, the lack of image stabilization might not be that big of a deal, although a image stabilizer is always an advantage to have.
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Filter and Lens Hood
The lens has a traditional filter thread on the front and its measuring 67 mm which also the filter you will use must have. If you use for example an UV filter can be a cheap insurance against scratches and dust.
Together with the lens there is a lens hood included but we have unfortunately no further information on model etc so feel free to contact us if you know more.
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Different versions of the lens
This lens has been replaced by a newer version. Prior to purchasing the lens, please compare the various editions.
Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 DC APO HSM (2006) << The lens you are currently viewing
Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 II DC APO HSM (2008)
 
Pictures (product and sample images)
In order to see larger product images of the lens, click the link below.
Besides looking at product images it is also of interest to see pictures taken with this specific lens. This can give you a hint of what kind of images this lens can achieve, what the focal length will be like etc.
Images of Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 DC APO HSM
Sample pictures taken with Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 DC APO HSM
 
Things to consider before buying
Below you will find some summarized points and facts that can be considered as the 'pros and cons' of this lens. These are based entirely on the facts and values that are accessible through the lens specification, so we highly recommend that you also read the reported reviews available (see tab 'Reviews'); this in order to get a more complete view of the lens and its capabilites. Reviewer opinions reflect the lens, its use and its optical performance in a more accurate way, but any way - here a few different points to consider before buying this lens.
The lens brightness, f/2,8
Constant maximum aperture value regardless of focal length
Has a built-in auto focus motor
A lens hood is included
Works only on cameras with APS-C sensor
This lens has been replaced by a newer version
The lens is not sealed against moisture and dust
Specification
Product Name:Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 DC APO HSM (See dictionary)
Release date: 2006
Manufacturer:Sigma
Type of lens: Telephoto Zoom Lens
Construction: Zoom lens (with the ability to zoom in and out)
Works with cameras from: Canon (see compatible cameras)
Nikon (see compatible cameras)
1:1 at Macro:
No Macro lens
Compability:
Designed for APS-C cameras (see compatible cameras)
Auto focus:
Yes
Built-in auto focus (AF) motor:
Yes (more info)
Maximum aperture: f/2,8
Focal Range: 50-150 mm
This is a "DClens, designed for APS-C sensors, and will have a focal length equivalent to: 
On Canon cameras: 80-240 mm
On Nikon cameras: 75-225 mm
Read more on the cameras impact on the perceived focal length
Lens Construction: 18 elements / 14 groups
Image Stabilizer:
No
Closest Focusing Distance:100 cm
Filter: Filter Thread, 67 mm
Lens Hood:
Included, but no info available
Tripod mount:
No (Read more)
Weather sealing:
No
Dimensions (diameter x length):76 x 135 mm
Vikt:770 g (see the total weight, camera+lens)
 
 
Product Page (Sigma): There are no product links available.
 
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Reviews
fotosidan.se (reviews by users)
 
ephotozine.com
http://www.ephotozine.com/article/Sigma-50-150mm-f28-APO-EX-DC
 
fredmiranda.com (reviews by users)
http://www.fredmiranda.com/reviews/showproduct.php?product=331
 
photozone.de
http://www.photozone.de/Reviews/322-sigma-af-50-150mm-f28-ex-hsm-dc-nikon-mount-review--test-report
 
shutterbug.com
http://shutterbug.com/equipmentreviews/lenses/0807sigma
 
shutterbug.com
http://shutterbug.com/equipmentreviews/lenses/0607sigma/
 
sigmalensreview.com
http://www.sigmalensreview.com/sigma50150
 
slrlensreview.com
http://slrlensreview.com/web/sigma-slr-lenses-41/standard-zoom-slr-lenses-73/176-sigma-apo-50-150mm-f28-ex-dc-hsm.html
 
 
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Pictures (product and sample images)
In order to see larger product images of the lens, click the link below.
Besides looking at product images it is also of interest to see pictures taken with this specific lens. This can give you a hint of what kind of images this lens can achieve, what the focal length will be like etc.
Images of Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 DC APO HSM
Sample pictures taken with Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 DC APO HSM
Different versions of this lens
2006 Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 DC APO HSM
2008 Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 II DC APO HSM

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