Sigma announced the new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Contemporary lens at Photokina 2014 and has now revealed pricing and availability info.
The new lens, designed for APS-C cameras features a 16.6x zoom ratio, which works out to a 27-450mm full frame field of view equivalent. With a minimum focusing distance of 15 inches, it provides a max magnification ratio of 1:3.
The lens will ship next month for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax and Sigma mounts and will be priced at $579. Check it out here at B&H Photo.