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It is a DC series lens designed exclusively for use with the smaller chip APS-c sensor cameras.

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Pros

Preferred to 10-20mm lenses by many users - offers more versatility and real-world practicality than 18 and 20mm models

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Provides fast, responsive automatic focusing - similar performance in both high and low-light applications

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114-degree width is suitable for virtually any wide-angle lens application - great for landscape and panorama photography

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Image quality is excellent - photos captured with proper angle reference and overall composition and rich and detailed

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Padded carrying couch is a nice bonus - provides a leg-up on Canon models that include no form of protective casing

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Cons

Lacks protective filters of any sort - users who are rough on their gear may have difficultly taking care of the unit, especially regarding UV sensitivity

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Flash component is relatively slow - some users may require an external "speedlite" peripheral for extensive low-light shooting

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Ultra-wide natures prone to severe edge distortion - requires expert handling to ensure proper image composition

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The Sigma 8-16mm F4.5-5.6 DC HSM wide angle zoom lens is a DC series lens designed exclusively for use with the smaller chip APS-c sensor cameras. On par with fluorite glass in terms of performance, its FLD glass elements provide expert compensation for color aberration. Capable of producing exaggerated perspective images with its wide angle view from 114.5 to 75.7, this lens also comes with a front cap adapter, front/rear lens caps, and a carrying case.

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