Sigma has confirmed the launch of a new 18-250mm Optical Stabilisation (OS) lens designed for Nikon, Canon, Pentax, Sony and Sigma digital SLR cameras.

Priced £559.99, the 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM includes four Special Low Dispersion lens elements and three aspherical elements.

It boasts a minimum focusing distance of 45cm and maximum magnification of 1:3.4. This makes it ?ideal for close-up photography?, claims Sigma.

Sigma 18-250mm camera lens