Large aperture ultra telephoto zoom lens offers
a large aperture of F2.8 at the 500mm focal length
and F5.6 at the 1000mm focal length.
This is the first large-aperture ultra telephoto zoom lens that has an F2.8 aperture at the 500mm focal length. With its specially designed attachment mounted, the lens becomes a 400-1000mm F5.6 ultra-telephoto zoom lens capable of auto-focus shooting. It gives the photographer brand new powers of expression in all kinds of photography such as sports, portrait and nature photography. ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) and SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass provide excellent correction for all types of aberrations and the superior image quality throughout the entire zoom range. Sigma's own revolving filter ring mechanism makes it easy to use a circular polarizing filter.
The first large-aperture ultra telephoto zoom lens of its type
The first ultra telephoto zoom lens to provide an aperture of F2.8 at the 500mm focal length. This lens can be used to create amazing image expression with various types of photography such astrophotography, portraits, wildlife and sports.
A dedicated attachment
With the dedicated attachment mounted, the lens becomes a 400-1000mm F5.6 ultra-telephoto zoom lens capable of auto-focus shooting.
Superior image quality
One SLD (Special Low Dispersion) and three ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements are employed for effective compensation of color aberration. The Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting and provides high contrast images throughout the entire zoom range.
17 elements in 13 groups
Angle of view
12.3 - 5°
Number of diaphragm blades
Minimum focusing distance
200-500cm / 78.7-196.9in.
Maximum magnification ratio
(diameter × length)
⌀236.5mm×726mm / 9.3in. x 28.6in(Hood included)
15,700g / 553.7oz.
Exclusive hard case, exclusive strap, 400-1000mm F5.6 Attachment, BATTERY CHARGER (BC-21), and BATTERY PACK (BP-21) included.Lens is equipped with fixed TRIPOD SOCKET.
Corresponding AF Mounts
SIGMA / CANON / NIKON
This lens cannot be used with film SLR cameras with the exception of the Nikon F6 and Canon EOS-1v.
The angle of view varies depending on which camera the lens is mounted on.
The appearance and specification are subject to change without notice.