Is Nikon D3 and Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG OS compatible?

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

Nikon D3

Nikon D3
Released: 2007
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: FX (Full frame)
12,1 Megapixels
4256 x 2832 pixels

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG OS

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG OS
Released: 2010
Telephoto Lens (zoom)
Focal Length: 70-300 mm
Aperture: f/4-5,6

Can you combine these two?

This is the short answer:

Yes! This combination is compatible

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together. Here is a longer answer:

Lens is available with Nikon mount

This lens is manufactured by Sigma but is available with a Nikon mount.
This lens is also available for Canon cameras, so before you buy the lens - make sure you get the right version.

Versitale lens

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG OS is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D3.

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type Full frame which means that your Experienced Focal length will be exactly what the lens specification tells us:

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
70-300 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
70-300 mm

Read more about Crop factor on Nikon cameras

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:

Nikon D3
1300 gram

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG OS
610 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1910 gram (equal to 4,21 lb).