What is a 50-500mm lens used for?
Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 Overview The lens has a standard to ultra telephoto zoom range that is ideal for nature, wildlife, or sports photography. The range translates into an equivalent 75-750mm when used with digital SLR cameras with an APS size chip. The lens is also compatible with full frame cameras.
What is the Bigma lens?
The Sigma 50-500mm f/4-6.3 EX DG HSM is a super-telephoto zoom lens produced by Sigma Corporation. It is commonly known as the “Bigma” because of its long and heavy body. It contains four SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements to provide correction for chromatic aberration. It is aimed toward advanced consumers.
What magnification is a 500mm lens?
Formula. So, using the formula, we now know we need a 400mm lens to approximate the magnification of an 8x binocular and a 500mm lens to approximate a 10x binocular. And, if you are familiar with camera lenses, you probably know that lenses of those focal lengths are most definitely not inexpensive.
How many times zoom is 500mm?
So, using the formula, we now know we need a 400mm lens to approximate the magnification of an 8x binocular and a 500mm lens to approximate a 10x binocular.
How far can I shoot with a 500mm lens?
500 mm lens can see all the way to infinity. But so can other photographic lenses. So I suspect that what you are really asking is something slightly different, more along the lines of how much bigger something becomes when photographed through a 500 mm lens. That depends upon the size of the sensor.
What is the Sigma 50-500mm APO DG OS HSM Bigma?
The Sigma 50-500mm APO DG OS HSM F4.5-6.3 is Sigma’s latest version of their 50-500mm superzoom lens, commonly known as the “Bigma”.
Is the Sigma 50-500mm worth it?
The Sigma 50-500mm f/4-6.3 EX DG HSM Lens is not cheap, but it is a decent value. And nothing else gives you 50-500mm in one lens. When a situation presents itself, you may not have time to change lenses. Even a mediocre shot is better than a missed shot.
Which teleconverters work with the Sigma 50-500mm?
While the above teleconverters can be with with the Sigma 50-500mm in the Pentax mount, HSM (autofocus) and OS will not function! The lens is also available in Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Sigma mounts with OS and HSM support natively and with the teleconverter. As would be expected of any 500mm lens, this lens is large and quite heavy.
Is the Sigma 50-500mm good for handheld photography?
Due the heaviness of the zoom ring, looseness of the tripod collar, and lack of strap lugs, the Sigma 50-500mm loses 2 points for handling in our overall rating. Its ability to be hand-held cancels out its inconvenient length when zoomed all the way out.