differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 300mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Nikon F

Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4
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At its widest, the 300mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Nikon F captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
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Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR

Image stabilization Nikon VR vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Significantly smaller diameter 77 mm vs 119 mm
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Around 40% smaller lens at the end
Significantly lighter 0.8 kg vs 2.4 kg
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3.2x lighter
Significantly cheaper $1,996.95 vs $4,167.41
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The best price we've seen is $2,170 cheaper (2.1x less)
Shorter 148 mm vs 213 mm
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More than 30% shorter
More magnification 1:4.2 (0.2) vs 1:100 (0)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 24x larger in your photo
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Very wide aperture Help
f/32
Max focal length Good telephoto Help
300 mm
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Min focal length Poor wide angle Help
300 mm
Lowest price Very expensive Help
300mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Nikon F$4,167.41
AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR$1,996.95

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x

competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR Competitors

Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 300mm f/4 PRO

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 300mm f/4 PRO

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$2,399

Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4D ED-IF

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4D ED-IF

Wildlife lens

Image stabilization No image stabilization

Sigma 300mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM Nikon F Competitors

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