Is Canon EOS 1D Mark III and Sigma EX 135-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Canon EOS 1D Mark III

Canon EOS 1D Mark III
Released: 2007
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-H (1.3x)
10,1 Megapixels
3888 x 2592 pixels

Sigma EX 135-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO

Sigma EX 135-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO
Released: 2004
Telephoto Lens (zoom)
Focal Length: 135-400 mm
Aperture: f/4,5-5,6

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: February 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together.

Versitale lens

Sigma EX 135-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Canon EOS 1D Mark III.

Focal Length

The Canon camera has a sensor of type APS-H, a slightly smaller version compared to a Full Frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.3x.

This lens has focal length:
135-400 mm

Since Canon EOS 1D Mark III does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
176-520 mm

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Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Canon EOS 1D Mark III
1155 gram

Sigma EX 135-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO
1245 gram

Together they have a total weight of 2400 gram (equal to 5.29 lb).

Please note that Sigma EX 135-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO has a tripod mount which is great.

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