The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary lens has quickly founds its way into the hearts—and camera bags—of photographers everywhere. The combination of long telephoto reach, and zoom versatility in a truly portable, hand-holdable lens is a winning combination. Add in Sigma’s exclusive lens customization with the USB Dock to tune the lens’s autofocus performance, and to set custom focus limiters, and it is simply a whole lot of lens in a two and half pound, foot-long economical package. Here’s a rundown of what our team of bloggers have to say about this outstanding super telephoto zoom lens.
The light weight, reach, range, and optical stabilizer, along with the economical cost, make the 100-400mm F5-6.3 a great choice for air show photography.
At just two and a half pounds, and just about 12 inches long in the camera pack, it pairs reach, range, in a light package, perfect for traveling light, while also keeping your distance from large wildlife!
In this kind of situation where there is non-stop shooting for long periods, you need to have either a good tripod, or a light compact lens, like the 100-400 C. Otherwise be prepared for fatigue and sore arms the next day! The lens is so light and quick that is makes this kind of image easy.
The new Sigma 100-400mm Contemporary lens is a lightweight yet formidable companion for auto racing photography for pros and amateurs alike. And thanks to the Panning Optical Stabilizer mode, it excels at tracking fast-moving action!
Sigma Pro Liam Doran keeps the 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C in his bag for bike-based and ski-based photo assignments in his home territory of the Colorado Rockies, and at outdoor adventure locations around the globe. Whether it is an elite winter or summer athlete, a mountain goat, or long-reach landscapes, the small size, and total sharpness make it perfect on assignment.
When you’re on a chase boat in waves, the Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary lens is a great go-to because of its versatility and light weight!
The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C and 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C share Sigma’s exclusive feature set including lens performance customization with the USB Dock. Both offer great reach, range and value. Let us help you decide which of these amazing supertele zoom lenses is the perfect fit for you by comparing key features of each!
Spend some time getting to know the Sigma 100-400mm zoom lens in this in-depth review covering family adventures and more. See why this great telephoto zoom lens is perfect for youth sport, family travel and beyond!