Sigma Gives Holiday Shoppers Instant Savings on Its Hot New 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary Lens $699

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<strong>Ronkonkoma, NY – <span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_1742225412"><span class="aQJ">November 29, 2017</span></span> –</strong> <a href="http://sigma.cmail20.com/t/r-l-jrjtlykd-dkikkjelh-e/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://sigma.cmail20.com/t/r-l-jrjtlykd-dkikkjelh-e/&source=gmail&ust=1512069028626000&usg=AFQjCNG4efuL-vld1ZRLLev-gG9Iutx1hw"><span class="il">Sigma</span> Corporation of America</a>, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, is offering a $100 instant savings off its new and very popular <a href="https://bhpho.to/2zZflY8"><span class="il">Sigma</span> Global Vision 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary zoom lens</a>. An ideal holiday gift for the photographer in your life, or as that one lens you add to your kit this year, the incredibly versatile, compact, super telephoto zoom lens produces stunningly sharp images on both full frame and ASP-C crop sensor DSLRs. The $100.00 USD instant savings is off the retail price of $799.00 USD and is only available through <span class="il">Sigma</span>’s authorized US dealers through <span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_1742225413"><span class="aQJ">December 31, 2017</span></span>.</p>
<p><em>“The new <span class="il">Sigma</span> 100-400mm F5-6.3.has earned rave reviews for its incredible sharpness and versatility, making it a favorite among photographers of all skill levels,”</em> said Mark Amir-Hamzeh, president of <span class="il">Sigma</span> Corporation of America. <em>“With <span class="il">Sigma</span>‘s incredible holiday instant savings, there is no better time than now to add this high-performance lens to you or your loved one’s photography kit.”</em></p>


<p><strong>Versatility and Performance</strong>

Lightweight and compact with uncompromising image quality, the <span class="il">Sigma</span> 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary lens excels at capturing just about any subject matter and scenario. Photographers get sharp optical quality throughout the entire focal range with beautiful smooth blurring on out-of-focus backgrounds. The optical stabilizer detects horizontal, vertical and diagonal camera shake, bringing incredible clarity to fast-moving sports and wildlife photography. Nature photographers can rely on the sturdy, dust and splash-proof construction, while excellent close-focusing makes it perfect for isolating subjects such as flowers, insects, and other small wildlife at comfortable distances.</p>
<p><em>“The <span class="il">Sigma</span> 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary lens is lightweight, sharp, and most of all…versatile,”</em> comments <span class="il">Sigma</span> Pro and Aviation Photographer Jim Koepnick who has been using the <span class="il">Sigma</span> 100-400mm F5-6.3 since its debut in April 2017. <em>“I’ve been using the <span class="il">Sigma</span>100-400 F5-6.3 lens for newspaper sports coverage as well as for air to air photography for my major clients. It’s also been a great ‘take along anywhere’ lens for capturing family moments and for my personal travel photography as well.”</em></p>
<p><strong><a href="https://bhpho.to/2zZflY8"><span class="il">Sigma</span> Global Vision 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary zoom lens at B&H Photo $699</a></strong> (Reg $799)</p>
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Re: Sigma Gives Holiday Shoppers Instant Savings on Its Hot New 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary Lens $

Being able to purchase a reasonably sharp lens for $700 is amazing. Back in the 1990's, the third party lenses were poorly made, Sigma's reverse engineering of the Canon AF was a joke. Since I have the Canoon version, I am not buying, but if I wanted something for occasional use, I think its a good deal.
 

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Re: Sigma Gives Holiday Shoppers Instant Savings on Its Hot New 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary Lens $

I wonder if this discount is related to the launch of Tamron's 100-400.
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Re: Sigma Gives Holiday Shoppers Instant Savings on Its Hot New 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary Lens $

Optically the Sigma and Tamron 100-400s are on a par but the Tamron is simply much better than the Sigma for IS and AF. Dustin Abbott has found the AF of the Sigma sluggish and just reported the AF tracking of the Tamron is far better and close to that of the 100-400mm II.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DRxQobKDMI

I have found the IS of the Tamron much better too, as others have reported, and the image in the Sigma viewfinder is very jerky. Also the Tamron has a nice tripod ring and there is no real room for one on the Sigma. To be frank, the Tamron should kill the Sigma.