300mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Prime Lens
300mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Prime Lens is your go to lens for sports, action, wildlife and other telephoto photography needs, thanks to 300mm focal length coverage and a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture. The lens encompasses 2 Extraordinary Low Dispersion (ELD) glass elements and a newly designed multi layer lens coating technology which suppresses ghosting and flares. SigmaÕs HSM (Hyper-sonic Motor) technology ensures that the lens is quiet during auto-focusing.
The Sigma APO 300mm F2.8 EX DG is a high performance telephoto lens and, for the professional photographer, is an absolute requirement. With a fast telephoto lens suitable for capturing the fastest action, whether that is a local soccer game, high school basketball in a dimly lit gym or sports cars racing. This lens also does double duty isolating single faces at a news conference or catching the bride in a candid moment at the wedding reception. Two ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements provide optimum color correction and sharpness throughout the entire zoom range and a new multi-layer lens coating technology and lens design formula reduce flare & ghosting. Simply adding an APO teleconverter (optional extra), means that this lens can be used as a 420mm F4 AF ultra-telephoto lens with a 1.4X EX teleconverter, or a 600mm F5.6 AF ultra-telephoto lens with a 2X teleconverter. For the professional or advanced amateur looking for such a lens at a value price there is no other choice than the Sigma 300mm F2.8. Equipped with all of the latest technology to compete with the camera manufacturerÕs products and produces tack sharp end result images.
11 Elements in 9 Groups
Angle of View
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Minimum Focusing Distance
250 cm / 98.4 in
Filter Size (mm)
(Diameter x Length)
119 x 214 mm/4.7 x 8.4 in
2400g / 84.7oz.
HSM - Hyper-Sonic Motor
CONV - APO Teleconverter EX
D - Distance Information Function
*Sony/Minolta & Pentax Mount: Does not have HSM
* Nikon Mount: Built in motor lens: compatible with D40, D40x, D60, D3000, D5000
* The appearance, specifications, and the like of the product are subject to change for improvement without notice.
Front & rear caps