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Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount

You Pay: $349.00
Product Highlights
  • Wide-Angle to Telephoto Zoom Macro Lens
  • For Nikon APS-C Cameras Only
  • Optical Stabilization (OS)
  • Hyper-Sonic Motor (HSM)
  • Thermally Stable Composite Material
  • Minimum Focusing Distance of 13.7"
  • 4 Special Low Dispersion (SLD) Elements
  • 3 Aspherical Glass Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Lens Coating
  • Brass Made Bayonet Mount

If you have a Nikon camera with a smaller-size APS-C sensor and F mount, then the 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM from Sigma is an incredibly versatile lens that is a real jack-of-all-trades lens you can carry in any situation. With a focal length spanning from a wide-angle 18mm up to a 250 mm telephoto zoom, with macro capabilities to boot, Sigma's 18-250mm could easily be your camera's first all-in-one lens, or a great replacement for several smaller lenses that you're looking to consolidate.

Sigma redesigned the optical and structural design of this lens in order to achieve a relatively compact size, at 4.0" long, as well as a close minimum focusing distance of 13.8" for macro photography. Their Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) construction maintains the structure of the lens, with little variation despite changing temperatures. The lens also incorporates a brass-made bayonet mount, to further reinforce the lenses durability and resistance to wear and tear over time.

The minimum focusing distance is the same throughout the focal length of the entire zoom range, and provides a maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.9. As an added benefit over fixed focal length macro lenses, the size and framing of subjects can quickly and easily be adjusted by rotating the zoom ring. For even further convenience, at each focusing distance on the side of the lens barrel, the maximum magnification ratio is also displayed.

The 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM has been built with Sigma's exclusive Optical Stabilizer (OS) function. This provides approximately 4-stops of effective camera correction, allowing for lower-light shooting, or greater sharpness in adequate lighting situations. This benefit is even carried into the macro range of photography, where the slightest bump or blur could easily ruin an image. This stabilizer is also adaptive to moving subjects, detecting your movement as you pan the camera and lens, offering effective correction there as well.

For high image quality, you know you've got to have high quality glass, and Sigma has incorporated their Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass element into the 18-250mm. In addition to the SLD element, three aspherical lenses, including a double-sided aspherical lens, have been used in the lens' construction--offering excellent correction of color aberration, for better clarity and quality of images throughout the zoom range.

A Super Multi-Layer Coating has also been employed to reduce flare and ghosting with this lens. This makes it resistant to strong incident light, such as backlight behind a subject, providing sharper, high contrast images even shooting into a light source. To prevent internal reflections from occurring, the included petal-type lens hood can be attached in order to block out extraneous light.

For a lens that offers a wide-angle to telephoto focal length, the ability to zoom-in with macro photography, and provides Optical Stabilization built-in, Sigma's 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM made for Nikon cameras is more than a match. Whether you're on a macro product shoot, a walk in the park, or have a wedding to go to, this lens will help you shoot high quality images in any situation.

Possibilities as Wide as its Zoom Range
Going from an 18mm wide-angle lens in the park, to an 85mm portrait lens at a wedding, and later attaching a heavy 250mm lens for wildlife or sport photography means you'll have to carry pounds of gear around with you, by hand or on your back, all day long. With the 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM, you won't have to risk dust entering your Nikon camera body, dropping one of your lenses as the bride's aunt runs into you with a glass of wine, or fumbling to switch to your zoom lens as you watch an eagle soar away--missing opportunities because you had the wrong lens at the time
In Close, or Wide Open
Not only is the zoom range excellent for a variety of situations, but the focus range is also conducive to macro photography--with the added benefit of zooming in on the tiniest textures or creatures. With a maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.9 you can get an up-close and personal shot of the petals of a flower, then immediately zoom out and catch a group photo before anyone blinks
Compact Construction
Incorporating double-sided aspherical lenses, and redesigning the lenses construction, Sigma has made improvements in keeping this lens at a relatively compact size, yet still achieving an outstanding zoom range. The filter thread diameter has been reduced to 62mm--while, with a 13x zoom range, the length of the lens still remains a mere 3.4" long
Tough Exterior, yet Quality Interior
While the design and construction of the lens has kept it relatively compact, the new Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) material has been used to keep it strong and resistant to weathering effects. In addition, a brass made bayonet mount reinforces the strength applied to the surface of the lens. The combination of these features leads to reduced contractility with changing temperatures, a higher quality of lens construction, and allows for slimmer parts to be used--keeping it compact and strong
Holding Steady
Sigma has incorporated their unique Optical Stabilizer (OS) function that offers effectively 4-stops of correction. This makes it possible to compensate for camera shake even in the close-up macro range of photography where a small blur can be detrimental to an image. Even when photographing moving subjects, such as those in sports, the OS function automatically detects the camera's movement and offers effective correction for potential camera shake. The stabilizer's effectiveness does gradually decrease as the shooting distance becomes shorter, however, and is not available on Sony or Pentax camera mounts
Flares, Aberrations, and Ghosting. Oh my!
Everybody says you should invest in your glass, and Sigma's 18-250mm provides just the way for you to do that. With three Aspherical glass elements that offer correction for distortion. Four Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass elements that provide optimum color correction and sharpness, as well as a Super Multi-Layer lens coating that reduces flare and ghosting. This array of optical features assure high image quality throughout the entire zoom range, and widely varying lighting situations
Performance
Focal Length 18 - 250mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 6.3
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Nikon F
Format Compatibility DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Angle of View 76.5° - 6.5°
Minimum Focus Distance 13.8" (35.05 cm)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:3
Elements/Groups 13/16
Diaphragm Blades 7
Features
Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes
Environmental
Physical
Filter Thread Front:62 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.9 x 3.5" (7.37 x 8.89 cm)
Weight 1.04 lb (.47 kg)
Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount
  • Petal-Type Lens Hood (LH680-04)
  • Front Lens Cap (LCF II)
  • Rear Lens Cap (LCR)
  • Limited 4-Year U.S.A. Warranty (Limited 1-Year North and South America Warranty Against Manufacturing and Workmanship Defects with Limited 3-Year U.S.A. Extended Warranty Against Manufacturing and Workmanship Defects)
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    Sigma18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount
     
    4.5

    (based on 116 reviews)

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    96%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Fast / accurate auto-focus (77)
    • Lightweight (68)
    • Consistent output (45)
    • Strong construction (45)
    • Easily interchangeable (39)

    Cons

    • Poor in low light (19)
    • Lens creep (18)
    • Heavy (8)
    • Slow focus (4)
    • Blurry focus (3)

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (81)
    • Wildlife photos (55)
    • Macro photography (53)
    • Sports/action (38)
    • Weddings (22)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (60), Casual photographer (24), Semi-pro photographer (18), Photography student (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (101), Yes (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Never miss that fantastic Shot

    I have been using this Lens for a few weeks now and I am really happy with the results. Removing the need to switch between my 18-55 and my 55-200 has proven...Read complete review

    I have been using this Lens for a few weeks now and I am really happy with the results. Removing the need to switch between my 18-55 and my 55-200 has proven to be a massive advantage. I have used the lens for landscape and family photographs and the results are really great. Shooting cityscapes in low light hand-held with the OS on then off really shows up the advantages of this feature. I was really impressed by the speed of focus, this has allowed me to get sharp images of wildlife even if they are moving. The weight and size are also impressive when you consider the range it offers. Moving away from Nikkor lenses I was assuming my photos would be somewhat compromised but really I cant see any difference. I have experimented with the close focus feature also and whereas it may not technically be a true Macro it is really good to be able to shoot small items up close. So far I have not seen any down sides to the Sigma, getting used to the opposite movement for the focus ring was not too difficult. All told, this is a great lens easy to use and excellent results.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not all that happy

    I have been looking to buy a lens of this type, even considered the Tamron at first but after reading the reviews I held off. Then the Sigma came along and everyone was giving...Read complete review

    I have been looking to buy a lens of this type, even considered the Tamron at first but after reading the reviews I held off. Then the Sigma came along and everyone was giving it great reviews and with a nice instant rebate I ordered one. I'm using a Nikon D5100 which does an excellent job with the 18-105 lens. The Sigma arrived and after using it for two weeks I have returned it in exchange for the Nikon 18-300 which had a nice rebate. The Sigma was giving me constant focusing issues and I could only occasionally get tack sharp pictures with it no matter what I did. Many times I would take three or four pictures of the same thing with the same settings with different results almost every time. Needless to say I was very disappointed with this lens and wonder if perhaps I got a defective unit seeing that others seemed to be so satisfied.

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    3.0

    Lens Creep

    By Bill

    from NJ

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Lens Creep

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action
    • Wildlife Photos

    Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

    I had to click the lock button to keep the lens from moving out.
    This is a new additional, so I have not had too much use with it as of yet.
    But did notice the lens creep as soon as I hung it on my camera strap.

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    4.0

    Good Buy

    By Mario

    from Coral Springs, Florida.

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Lightweight
    • Nice Bokeh

    Cons

    • Poor in Low Light
    • Weak Casing

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Macro Photography
    • Wildlife Photos

    Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

    I like the fact that you have a does it all in only one lens. Not heavy to carry on a small bag with the camera. The only thing that I don't like from this lens is the material that doesn't feel strong.

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    5.0

    Excellent

    By vimal

    from REVIEW_NUMBER_FIELD_P

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    Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

    Excellent

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    5.0

    Saved my photography

    By Trieast

    from Norwalk, CT

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

      Instead of carrying 3 lenses I have reduced my load to a single lens and therefore I take more pictures. Lens is sharp and convenient.

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      5.0

      Lightweight, Fast

      By jlwhets

      from West Branch, IA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Durable
      • Easily Interchangeable
      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
      • Lightweight
      • Nice Bokeh
      • Rugged
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

        I bought this lens out of the desire to not have to swap lenses and getting my sensor dirty. This lens is smooth, autofocus is blazing fast and for the zoom range is very light weight. I have a Sigma 105mm Macro lens and this lens is easily 1/4 the weight, but not as "macro" as advertised.
        Highly recommend for anyone who wants range without sacrificing quality!

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        5.0

        Sigma 18-250 DC macro lens

        By Fred

        from Cheyney, Pa.

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
        • Rugged
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Macro Photography
          • Sports/Action
          • Wildlife Photos

          Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

          Great lens. Sharp throughout the range. I used it with a Nikon D7100 camera. I bought it for my wife, she had a Nikon D5100, she hates changing lenses. I want to keep it for myself. Fat chance of that happening.

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          4.0

          The perfect kit lens replacement

          By Bryank67

          from London

          Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

          I made my purchase at B&H after making the mistake of going to the many rip off stores of Times Square. Please never buy any where else other than B&H if you go to New York professional advice and service plus you can return if you are unhappy unlike like the rip off stores! now to the lens after much debate and questioning. As I am a novice and new to DSLR photography I decided that I needed a lens that would eliminate the necessity to carry both my nikon's kit lenses. 18-55mm and 55-200mm. The Sigma at 18-250mm gives better telephoto plus has optical stabilisation and does the job of both kit lenses.which neither have OS or as Nikon names it VR. The lens is slightly heavier than some of the competition. But I put that down to its robust quality build. Whilst I cannot make an informed technical judgement of this lens I can tell you that this lens hasn't disappointed can take a wide angle shot at Times Square whilst Zooming on Central Park from the top of the Rockerfella centre. No more walking around with two lenses. This is a brilliant travel lenses. And to my mind as we'll built as the Nikon lenses.

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          5.0

          Love it! Amazing lens at a great price.

          By Jenny6

          from Katonah, NY

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent Output
          • Easily Interchangeable
          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
          • Lightweight
          • Value

          Cons

          • None so far

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Macro Photography
          • More To Come
          • Wildlife Photos

          Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

          I had a $700 Nikkor lens before this. It was amazing. The clarity, functionality, etc. Love it. But 10 years later, it was on it's last legs. I was really upset that I couldn't afford the Nikkor replacement until I found this lens on B&H. It really has everything I loved in the more expensive lens at a fraction of the cost. :)

          Hopefully it will hold up for at least 10 years too. Looking forward to putting it to the test.

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          5.0

          This is a great travel lens!

          By Photo-Bob

          from Seattle, WA

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
          • Lightweight
          • Sharp

          Cons

          • Lens Creep

          Best Uses

          • General Purpose
          • Travel

          Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

          This is a great travel lens!

          Now with that said, one must consider the lens for what it is. This is a super zoom lens that shares many characteristics that other super-zoom lenses have. It has barrel distortion, and chromatic aberration found in most super-zooms. If your camera body can save a RAW file, these issues can all be easily corrected in post processing by simple clicks of a mouse. It does experience some zoom creep when lens carried in the downward facing position.

          I also own Tamron's new 16-300mm VR lens. Comparing the Sigma to the Tamron, the Sigma is a bit sharper than the Tamron at the long end of 250mm on the Sigma. The lens focuses fast and so far is fairly accurate. Optical Stabilization works as expected. For macro photography, with the lens at 250mm you can get the front of the lens about 2" from the subject. I tested on a Nikon D7100 body.

          Buy this lens for what it is, a good lightweight travel or general purpose lens. In my opinion the lens is plenty sharp on my Nikon D7100 and I don't feel I will be sacrificing much short of low light capability on my next trip. If you need higher quality images use other lenses for your specific purposes. Otherwise this in a nice lens to have in the fleet when you only need or want 1 lens. If you don't take macro photography, then the Tamron 16-300mm might be better with its wider angle for landscape photography and a little longer reach in the telephoto end.

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          5.0

          Eveything it says it is!

          By James007

          from Portland, OR

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
          • Lightweight
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Sports/Action
            • Wildlife Photos

            Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

            This was purchased for use on a Nikon 3100 to replace the two kit lenses. This lens will enable me to use this extra camera as a backup as well as a great lighter traveling camera. So far, all of my shots have been spot on at all focal lengths and I like the macro capability this lens has.

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            5.0

            Outstanding versatile lens

            By RisingSun

            from Raleigh, NC

            Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

            If you want to carry only one lens that is adaptable to a variety of situations look closely at this lense. Good quality for the money. Fast accurate focusing. I bought this lenses for my daughter to go on a Nikon D3200 for an entry level combination. I have been very pleased and surprised at the excellent quality of some of her photos. I highly recommend

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            5.0

            This lens really delivers!

            By Steve

            from McKinney, Texas

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Consistent Output
            • Durable
            • Easily Interchangeable
            • Fast / accurate auto-focus
            • Lightweight
            • Nice Bokeh
            • Rugged
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel

              Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

              I'm very pleased with the perfomance of this lens. I think it's best described as superb value for money and a great walk around lens for travel.

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              5.0

              Just buy it...

              By SmokyPhoto

              from Foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Pros

              • Consistent Output
              • Durable
              • Easily Interchangeable
              • Fast / accurate auto-focus
              • Lightweight
              • Nice Bokeh
              • Rugged
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Macro Photography

                Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

                What a surprise...I generally shoot with high-end lenses.My wife recently decided to go back to a dslr and is getting a Nikon D5200.So we ordered this lens as a "kit lens" for her camera.

                It arrived a few days ago. When I unboxed it, I was shocked at the combination of small size, excellent robust build quality, and small size (no plastic lens mount, for example).

                On to image quality: It's better than the Tamron 18-270mm lens she used to own. It's better optically than any other super-zoom I have used, including Nikkors and Canon branded lenses.

                AS a replacement for an 18-55 or 18-140 or 18-105, I think it's a no-brainer. Sure it's a tiny bit slower (f6.3 vs f5.6- But a mere 1/2 of a stop). I see it as a kit lens with the huge bonus of a lot of added reach. On my D7100, it performs better than I had anticipated. The HSM motor is quick,smooth and silent. Using only 62mm filters is a money saver.

                Sure, at 250mm it's a tad soft (better than other super-zooms, though). The rest of the focal range is very good. I really like this lens. I have no lens creep at all, like some have seen.

                In conclusion....it's a great lens for the money and a terrific kit lens alternative.

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                5.0

                Excellent Lens

                By ptc57guo

                from East Brunswick, NJ

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent Output
                • Durable
                • Easily Interchangeable
                • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                • Lightweight
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Video
                  • Wildlife Photos

                  Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

                  Great everyday traveling lens. Very solid build. Excellent picture quality. Can't think of anything better for the price.

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                  5.0

                  Recent image with this lend

                  By JJordan

                  from Portland, Maine

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent Output
                  • Durable
                  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                  • Rugged

                  Cons

                  • Poor in Low Light

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Weddings/Events
                  • Wildlife Photos

                  Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

                  While I am not a professional photographer, I find this lens to be very versatile. The only situations where this lens isn't ideal is in lower light. I am posting some pictures I took recently at an animal park here in Maine, and remember when looking at the images that many of them were taken through glass or through a fence, in which case I would argue the images are exceptional(quality not composition).

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                  5.0

                  Should have purchased a while ago

                  By Ken C

                  from Wantage, NJ

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent Output

                  Cons

                  • Poor in Low Light

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

                    Purchased this lens for my D40, which is an everyday camera for running around. Didn't really want to spend the money since I usually use money for lenses for my D200 and D600, but got really tired of switching back and forth between kit lenses. (18-55, 55-200). So much easier now for everyday use.

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                    3.0

                    So far what I expected

                    By BobC

                    from New Jersey

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Poor in Low Light

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

                      So far this lens has performed as expected. I purchased this lens as a walk around lens so that I would not need to continually switch lens. So far this has worked out well. Image quality is slightly under my other zooms but I expected this with such a large range. More experience with this lens will hopefully provide better results. I have not had an issue with lens creep as some reviews have indicated.

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                      4.0

                      Great walk around lens

                      By KfromNJ

                      from New Jersey

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Heavy

                        Best Uses

                        • Macro Photography
                        • Wildlife Photos

                        Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

                        I bought this lens for the range without having to change lenses. I am a volunteer for non-profit camp and plan to spend some time at camp this summer photographing the camp and campers. It will be great to not have to worry about changing lenses in the woods. I have been using the lens for close up photos. Not true macro but the quality and details has been great. I have also used it for distance shots of swans and birds. The pictures are nice and crisp.
                        The only downside for me is the weight. It's heavier than I'm accustomed to using and I have not yet adjusted.

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                        5.0

                        Overall great lens

                        By CharlieB

                        from Woodland Hills, UT

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent Output
                        • Easily Interchangeable
                        • Fast / accurate auto-focus

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Macro Photography
                          • Sports/Action

                          Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

                          It isn't the most crystal clear sharp lens out there, but for the price and the 18-250mm, it's one of the best I've seen. Great choice for an all around lens

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                          4.0

                          great all around lens

                          By LMRose

                          from East Northport, NY

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                          • Lightweight
                          • Nice Bokeh
                          • Rugged
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                          • Poor in Low Light

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Macro Photography
                          • Sports/Action
                          • Weddings/Events
                          • Wildlife Photos

                          Comments about Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM for Nikon F Mount:

                          the only thing wrong with this lens is I have to begin to be comfortable with my Nikon speedlight 700 flash! which is forcing me to become a flash photographer as well!! other than this need for flash in dim lighting the beauty of this lens is I can macro to portrait to wide at any time! I purchased in time for my grandson's christening & I am so pleased with the variety of photos and the color! love it

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                          Cokin -  "P" Series - Filter Holder, 62mm Adapter Ring and 28 Page Pamphlet
                          • You Pay: $34.31
                           

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                          Flex Lens Shade -  Flex Lens Shade
                          • You Pay: $39.95
                           

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                          LensCoat -  LensPouch, Extra Small (Black)
                          • You Pay: $15.99
                           
                          LensCoat -  LensPouch, Extra Small (Realtree Max4 HD)
                          • You Pay: $20.99
                           

                          Lens Mount Caps

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                          Sensei -  62mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap
                          • You Pay: $3.95
                           
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