Sigma APO Macro 180mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens for Canon EF

BH #SI18028AMEOC • MFR #107-101
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Sigma APO Macro 180mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens for Canon EF
Key Features
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three FLD Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
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Optimized for close-up work, this Canon EF-mount APO Macro 180mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM from Sigma is a unique medium telephoto lens, also characterized by a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture and apochromatic designation. The optical design employs three FLD elements to virtually eliminate chromatic aberrations and color fringing throughout the focusing range for improved clarity and color rendering. A Super Multi-Layer Coating has also been applied for greater contrast when working in strong lighting conditions.
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Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM Overview

Optimized for close-up work, this Canon EF-mount APO Macro 180mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM from Sigma is a unique medium telephoto lens, also characterized by a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture and apochromatic designation. The optical design employs three FLD elements to virtually eliminate chromatic aberrations and color fringing throughout the focusing range for improved clarity and color rendering. A Super Multi-Layer Coating has also been applied for greater contrast when working in strong lighting conditions.

Complementing the optics, this macro lens is also of course distinguished by its 1.5' minimum focusing distance and life-size 1:1 maximum magnification ratio, as well as a floating internal focus design that maintains consistent performance throughout the focusing range. A Hyper Sonic Motor affords quick and quiet autofocus performance while an Optical Stabilizer minimizes the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. Additionally, a removable, rotating tripod collar is included to better support working with the lens atop a tripod or monopod.

Telephoto prime is designed for full-frame Canon EF-mount cameras, however can also be used with APS-C models where it provides a 288mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/2.8 maximum aperture is well-suited for working in available light conditions and also provides greater control over the focus position when using shallow depth of field techniques.
Ideal for macro shooting, this lens offers a life-size 1:1 maximum magnification along with a minimum focusing distance of 1.5' to suit working with close-up subjects.
Apochromatic optical design utilizes three "F" Low Dispersion (FLD) elements to significantly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations for increased clarity and color fidelity.
A Super Multi-Layer Coating has been applied to lens elements in order to minimize lens flare and ghosting and contribute to producing contrast-rich and color-neutral imagery, even in backlit conditions.
Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM), along with an internal focusing design, realizes quick and quiet autofocus performance as well as full-time manual focus override.
Floating elements system helps to maintain consistent image quality throughout the entire focusing range.
Optical Stabilizer system minimizes the appearance of camera shake to benefit making sharper imagery when shooting handheld.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
A removable, rotating tripod collar offers well-balanced support for photographing atop a tripod or monopod with either vertical or horizontal shooting orientations.
Compatible with optional APO 1.4x EX DG and APO 2x EX DG teleconverters.

Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM Specs

Focal Length180mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountCanon EF
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View13.7°
Minimum Focus Distance1.54' / 47 cm
Maximum Magnification1x
Macro Reproduction Ratio1:1
Optical Design19 Elements in 14 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Tripod CollarRemovable and Rotating
Filter Size86 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.74 x 8.03" / 95 x 203.9 mm
Weight3.61 lb / 1640 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight5.71 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)14.45 x 7.1 x 7.05"
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Yes, the Sigma APO Macro 180mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens for Nikon F, will work with the Nikon D850 focus shift feature.
Answered by: Lenny
Date published: 2019-08-20

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Can this lens be used on Canon APS-C (smaller sensor) bodies? If so what would the effective focal length be?
Asked by: Cecil
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Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2019-08-09

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Lens is 8 long and has a mfd of 18.5 . The sensor to lens mount should be roughly 1.5 . That must leave a working distance of 9 when not using the lens hood. Is something in my calculation off or the working distance is truly 9 ?
Asked by: Ramin
The subject can be no closer than 1.54' from the sensor of the camera.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-08-02

Hi, I know this lens is optimized for macro. ...

Hi, I know this lens is optimized for macro. Would there be any drawbacks to shooting other distant subjects, such as birds in flight? I am using the Nikon D850 and D500.
Asked by: Ray
I use a Nikon 200-500 for birds. I bought the Sigma Macro 180 for butterflies, bugs, flowers, etc. But the 200-500 is on my camera so much that I end up trying to use it for butterflies. The 180 is a great macro lens, but I when I have tried to use it for birds, I am always left wanting the 200-500.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-05-31

I have a sony camera 9A is this lens compatible ...

I have a sony camera 9A is this lens compatible for this camera?
Asked by: Carlotta
This lens is not compatible with the Sony A9; this lens is an A mount battery (for Sony dslr) and the Sony A9 is an E mount camera. It can be used with the Sony adapter: https://bhpho.to/2bxLTPa
Answered by: Michele
Date published: 2019-05-16

Can a Canon MT-26EX-RT Twin Lite be attached and ...

Can a Canon MT-26EX-RT Twin Lite be attached and work with a Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro attached to either a Canon 7D MII or Canon 5D MIV?
Asked by: LaNette
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Answered by: Anonymous
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Any drawbacks or trade offs in using this lens on ...

Any drawbacks or trade offs in using this lens on an APS-C camera body? Any potential advantages?
Asked by: Cecil
The Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM Lens (for Canon), B&H # SI18028AMEOC, would be compatible for use on both Canon full-frame cameras and Canon APS-C sensor cameras. Do note that, as with all Canon APS-C sensor cameras, when comparing the angle of view of the lens on a full-frame camera to that of the same lens used on an APS-C sensor camera, there would have a 1.6x crop factor. As such, the Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM Lens would have the equivalent angle of view of a 288mm lens on the APS-C sensor camera.
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Date published: 2019-01-13

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The foot on the lens does not appear to be arch swiss compatible???????????
Asked by: Gregory
No foot available my guess, must use screw on arch swiss plate to foot of lens.
Answered by: Gregory D.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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