100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C

OS Lenses, Telephoto Lenses, USB Dock Compatible, MC-11 Compatible
Contemporary
Macro, Travel, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Action
  • Full Frame Lens with APS-C compatibility

  • Compact size meets strong image quality

  • Ideal Use: Travel photography, wildlife photography, nature photography and bird photography

  • 4 Year USA Warranty

 

Contemporary Lens
CContemporary Lens

Engineered for today’s photographer who wants to do it all, our Contemporary line combines superior optical performance and compactness for high-performance lenses that cover a wide range of needs.

DG
DGDG for Digital

Designed to deliver the ultimate in performance on full-frame digital SLRs, Sigma DG lenses also bring out the best in 35mm SLR film cameras and APS-C size DLSRs.

HSM
HSMQuiet & Fast Autofocusing

This lens uses a motor driven by ultrasonic waves to provide a quiet, high-speed AF.

OS
OSOptical Stabilizer

This function utilizes a built-in mechanism that compensates for camera shake. It dramatically expands photographic possibilities by alleviating camera movement when shooting by hand held camera.

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Overview
The Sigma 100-400mm 5-6.3 DG HSM OS Contemporary is a state-of-the-art telephoto zoom that brings a new level of portability and quality to the super telephoto market. Touting Sigma’s Optical Stabilizer (OS), the Sigma 100-400mm 5-6.3 Contemporary is highly compact and lightweight compared to similar products on the market. A push/pull zooming function and a new Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) allow for a more responsive approach to photography while a 1:3.8 macro feature can be utilized from up close or from a further distance. Like each and every Global Vision Lens, the Sigma 100-400mm Contemporary is handcrafted at our single factory in Aizu, Japan and undergoes individual evaluation before leaving Sigma’s facility.

A Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star "Ace Maker" makes a pass at the Duluth Air Show

Jim Koepnick

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1600 sec. F6.3 200

The Navy Blue Angels make a tight crossing pass at the Duluth Air Show

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2500 sec. F8 500

European Bee Eater

Tudor Migia

Sony A Mount 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/400 s f/11 200

European Bee Eater sitting in the morning light

Baltimore Oriole

Don Loring

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1250 Sec f/7.1 1250

Log with turtles

Bill Millett

Sony E-mount 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/500 8 500

Bull Frog

Bill Millett

Sony E-mount 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/320 6.3 400

BA A380 YVR

Jeff Wilson

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/500 f8 160

Hammond's Flycatcher

Kevin Fechtelkotter

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/400 F/6.3 1600

A Hammond's Flycatcher photo-captured in the forest shadows of Custer State Park in western South Dakota, USA.

Wildlife

Santosh Gorla

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/80 f 11 250

Nature

Santosh Gorla

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/50 sec f 11 250

Nature

Heron

Santosh Gorla

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/80 sec f6.3 250

Cooper's hawk

Silveragemarvel

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/180 f8 1600

Image cropped and pp

Holding a strawberry moon

Xi (Zoran) He

Sony A Mount 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1 sec F/11 100

My first time try to shoot the moonrise. The moon will align with the Statue of Liberty during full moon in May and June every year. When the moon just rise to the correct alignment, it looks like the Statue of Liberty is holding the Moon.

Blue Herons

william millett

Sony E-mount 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1000 8 320

Blue Heron Family

Dragonfly

william millett

Sony E-mount 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/500 9 640

Dragonfly

Look what I got

Doug43

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2000 F.1 6400

Bird Nerd

Santosh Gorla

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/400 sec f 6.3 100

Birds & Nature ...

Formulas DXB, Dubai

Joaquim Gonsalves

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/250 8 100

400mm Canon 7D Mark II Practice Sessions Lens Review Video

Audi TT - Instructor Car, Dubai

Joaquim Gonsalves

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/250 8 100

160mm Canon 7D Mark II Practice Sessions Lens Review Video

Let's Go For A Spin, McLaren P1, Dubai

Joaquim Gonsalves

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/250 6.3 1250

172mm Canon 7D Mark II Practice Sessions Lens Review Video

McLaren P1, Pit Lane, Dubai

Joaquim Gonsalves

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/250 6.3 1250

400mm Canon 7D Mark II Practice Sessions Lens Review Video

Full Dubai Moon

Joaquim Gonsalves

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/80 8 100

400mm Canon 7D Mark II Practice Sessions Lens Review Video

Resting dragonfly

Chris Spicer

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/640 F/9 400

Who can resist taking a photo of a Dragonfly up close and personal. I also angled for a clean background of a small waterfall to incorporate some glistening in the bokeh.

door, Piru

Frank Foster

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/100 f-16 200

sd Quattro Camera

Door to an abandoned residence in Piru, California

Adult Male Cardinal - Long Island, NY

Christopher Henry Hachmann

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1250 6.3 400

1st Day with the lens. Very Impressed.

Golden-Ringed Dragonfly

Mike Smith

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/800 f8 400

Dragonfly on a river bank, in shade. Delighted with this lens.

puzzle

Frank Foster

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/100 f-11 200

sd Quattro Camera

This image was taken of Rainbow Basin Natural Area.

Vinci

Dave Scibek

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1600 f6.3 800

From W&SFG Cincinnati

lilac breasted roller

Carol A Biunno-Petscavage

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1000 6.3 140

Southern Africa Adventure

Baboon

Carol A Biunno-Petscavage

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/125 6.3 160

from my Southern African Adventure

Bird

Ervin Hegedűs

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/320 6.3 500

chestnut breasted mannikin

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1250 6.3 500

Pacific Black Duck

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2500 6.3 800

Seagull

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2000 8.0 800

Cormorant in flight

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2000 6.3 320

Superb Fairy Wrens

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/640 6.3 640

Took this and thought of the wedding that I'm going to this afternoon.

Wrens

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/640 6.3 640

Cormorant in flight

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2000 6.3 320

Pup Pup (lens test subject) w/o TC-1401

Mark Hoza

Sony A Mount 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2500 f/8 3200

Pup Pup is our standard subject for testing lenses for sharpness and autofocus.

Pup Pup (lens test subject) w/ TC-1401

Mark Hoza

Sony A Mount 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1000 f/9 3200

Pup Pup is our standard subject for testing lenses for sharpness and autofocus

Brahminy Kite

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2500 6.3 640

This kite flies over the boat ramp almost every day between 4 and 5 pm.

Brahminy Kite

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2500 6.3 640

This kite flies over the boat ramp between 4 and 5 pm almost every day.

Coochiemudlo Gull

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2000 7.1 320

Coot on the Run

Michael Madden

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/2000 7.1 800

Bird

Marius Camenita

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1250 6.3 80

Bird of prey

Marius Camenita

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/400 6.3 720

Gray Jay

Daryl Dooks

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/250 6.7 400

Gray Jay in Ontario's Algonquin Provincial Park

whitetail

anthony pitale

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/500 f8 1600

Whitetail doe

Kambala

anil avil fernandes

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/800 5.6 1600

Kambala is an annual Buffalo Race held traditionally under the sponsorship of local Tuluva landlords and households in the coastal district's of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi of Karnataka India which is termed under single region known as Tulu Nadu.

Kambala

Anil Avil Fernandes

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/800 5.6 1600

Kambala is an annual Buffalo Race held traditionally under the sponsorship of local Tuluva landlords and households in the coastal district's of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi of Karnataka India which is termed under single region known as Tulu Nadu.

PATRULLA AGUILA (EAGLE PATROL) SPAIN

Juan Sol

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1000 s f/5.6 100

The "Patrulla Aguila" flying over my house, when making holding patterns before heading for a national celebration parade.

Kambala

anil avil fernandes

Nikon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1250 5.6 500

Kambala is an annual Buffalo Race held traditionally under the sponsorship of local Tuluva landlords and households in the coastal district's of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi of Karnataka India which is termed under single region known as Tulu Nadu.

Snowy stare

Jim Gill

Sony E-mount 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1000 5.6 125

Several Snowy Owls winter in Southern Ontario near my home. I spotted this one late in the afternoon my first time out looking the, the day I purchased my Sigma 100-400c.

Lioness Hunt

Mike Gulbraa

Canon 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C 1/1600 8 1000

Great Migration Safari in Tanzania

Tech Specs

LENS CONSTRUCTION

Lens Construction

SPECIFICATIONS

Lens Construction 21 Elements in 15 Groups
Angle of View (35mm) 24.4º-6.2 º
Number of Diaphragm Blades 9
Minimum Aperture f22
Minimum Focusing Distance 160 cm / 63 in
Filter Size (mm) 67mm
Maximum Magnifications 1:3.8
Dimensions
(Diameter x Length)
86.4x182.3mm/ 3.4x7.2in
Weight 1160g/ 40.9oz.
Corresponding Mounts
Sigma HSM
DG
OS
Nikon HSM
DG
OS
Canon HSM
DG
OS
HSM -Hyper-Sonic Motor
DG - DG for Digital Full Frame and APS-C
OS - Optical Stabilizer

* The appearance, specifications, and the like of the product are subject to change for improvement without notice.

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Customer Reviews. 6 review(s)

Review by BozemanMark
Posted on 11/12/2017
Great wildlife lens for travel
This lens is a great supplement to my 150-600 Contemporary. I will actually take this lens for travel. I love my 150-600 for road trips to Yellowstone, and have gotten some great shots with it, but it is really too big and heavy for many trips. The 100-400 works great with my Sony A6300/MC-11 setup, and produces nice sharp pictures. AF is fast and accurate. It also works well with the TC-1401 extender in AF-S and AF-C in Wide, Center, or Flexible spot modes. I have posted a couple test shots of Pup Pup, my lens test model.
Review by WETSU76
Posted on 9/18/2017
GREAT LENS
Rented this 100-400mm lens (F-Mount) for my Nikon DX bodies recently for a long weekend and was amazed by the results I was getting. I had previously rented the sigma 150-600mm (C) lens and found that to be a little too heavy, but this little beast was a joy to carry around all day. This lens is sharp, light and fast, but I do wish it had a tripod collar. That is the extent of the only "CON" I have for this lens...hopefully sigma adds that in the next incarnation of this unit.
Regardless I fell in love with this lens and ordered it to add my ever growing list of camera gear...
Review by cocopics
Posted on 9/7/2017
100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C for Nikon
I bought this lens to take with me to Southern Africa this past July. We went on a Tour of South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. The wildlife and birding was amazing and this lens was awesome capturing this wonderful journey. I did use a monopod with it. I wish it had a tripod collar but it work great with the camera body on the monopod. I wish there was a way to post some of my images to show what this lens can do. Thanks Sigma for this great lens.
Review by Mexberry
Posted on 8/1/2017
Great travel zoom.
This lens is lite enough for me to use as a travel zoom and combined with a 1.4 adaptor will give enough reach to capture bird images. A versatile lens that captures good images. It works with both. Nikon FX and DX bodies. Too bad the padded storage bag is not included.
Review by Mike
Posted on 7/21/2017
Excellent
I take mainly wildlife shots, usually 'birds-in-flight'(BIF'S) and have used many long zoom lenses. This lens is sharp, light and fast - exactly what i need for all day on my feet. The image quality is superb, its noise and chromatic aberrations are minor if at all. I can shoot wide-open and use the same lens for close-up insects and distant BIF's. At this price its a cracking buy!
Review by Malcolm
Posted on 7/7/2017
Good value
The lens is light enough for me to carry all day. The quality of the images is as good as expected, focusing was fast and the OS works well with my Nikon750. Disappointed that there is no foam padded storage case, hence only four stars for value. Can Sogma make the Captcha images easier to read?
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