Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG APO IF Nikon F

Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG APO IF Nikon F
200-500 mm
autofocus 2.5x zoom lens
f/2.8
fixed aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"This lens was incredible! From the rooftop and the bedroom of my penthouse suit, I was able to capture the true beauty of the people on the beach"

bhphotovideo.com

"This lens is a little heavy as im use to using my 50mm 1.4 prime."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

APS-C (1.5x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.5x crop factor) cameras such as the Nikon D5600.

Nikon D5600
6.7 - 2.7°
horizontal angle of view
306.5-766mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG APO IF Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Focus motor Silent focus motor Help
Silent and fast
Fixed aperture Fixed aperture Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Max focal length Excellent telephoto lens Help
500 mm

Cons

The Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG APO IF Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Diameter Quite large diameter Help
236 mm
Min focal length Poor wide angle lens Help
200 mm
Weight Quite heavy Help
15.7 kg
Length Quite long Help
726 mm
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

The Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG APO IF Nikon F vs other Digital camera lenses

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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200 mm
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Max focal length
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500 mm
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Zoom range
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2.5x
Magnification
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1:8.3 (0.1)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/2.8
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/2.8
Tele minimum
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f/22

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Nikon FX
Length
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726 mm
below average below average
Diameter
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236 mm
below average below average
Filter size
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72 mm
Weight
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15.7 kg
below average below average

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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10.3°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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4.1°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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6.9°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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2.7°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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12.3°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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5°
above average above average

Angle of view (On Nikon DX APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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6.8°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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2.7°
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Wide vertical
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4.5°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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1.8°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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8.1°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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3.3°
above average above average

Competitors

DiscussionWhat do you think about the Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG APO IF Nikon F lens?

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Adrian (1:24 AM, February 22, 2011)
To the first commenter - I find hanging half a sack of cement from my 50mm lens for my day-to-day shooting prepares me well for using this slightly bigger lens, and it has the added benefit of my giant guns being waved at from the beach below.