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Lens: Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM at 186mm Shutter: 1/500 sec. Aperture: f/10 ISO Setting: 800
Photo: © William Beecher Jr., 2017. All rights reserved.
Photographer William Beecher Jr. perched himself above the tracks on Norfolk Southern’s Sandusky District, waiting for the train. A whistle in the distance, and then another - from behind! This was shaping up to be a fine meet. Before long, the pair of rushing trains met underneath the nearly century-old coaling tower.

Beecher was ready, with his Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens. “Here we have contrasting technology - an old coaling tower and modern efficient railroading. And it’s the same thing with camera equipment. I’ve owned other 100-400 lenses, which I’d characterize as big and bulky, while the Sigma 100-400 is a beautifully constructed, modern lightweight lens.”

“It’s easy to handle, and sharp through the entire focal range,’ Beecher continued. “It provides enough reach to comfortably track the approaching train. The autofocus is fast and dead on target, and the Image Stabilization really helps me get maximum sharpness.”
Weighing in at just 2.5 pounds, the Sigma 100-400mm Contemporary is a joy to carry all day. “It’s perfect for packing on hikes for those remote walk-in shots,” Beecher says. “This is THE lens that packs versatility without taking up half your bag!”

If you enjoy telephoto photography but don’t want to deal with a large, heavy lens, the Sigma 100-400 will help you create professional quality images. And, paired with the Sigma 24-105mm F4.0 mid-range zoom, it makes a great partner in a perfect lightweight two-lens kit.
Since 1961, Sigma has developed technologies that enable photographers to capture perfect images. Today, Sigma is a top choice for railfans worldwide. Put yourself in the action with Sigma's 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens.

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM

Compact size and light weight
Built-in optical stabilization
Fast autofocus
Excellent optical quality
Dual action zoom - push/pull or twist
Oversize grip on lens hood
Solid construction
Handcrafted in Japan

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