Is Nikon D50 and Sigma EX 300mm F2.8 APO DG HSM compatible?

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

Nikon D50

Nikon D50
Released: 2005
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
6 Megapixels
3008 x 2000 pixels

Sigma EX 300mm F2.8 APO DG HSM

Sigma EX 300mm F2.8 APO DG HSM
Released: 2005
Telephoto Prime Lens
Focal Length: 300 mm
Aperture: f/2,8

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: June 2024

This is the short answer:

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

Versitale lens

Sigma EX 300mm F2.8 APO DG HSM is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D50.

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type DX, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.5x.

This lens has focal length:
300 mm

Since Nikon D50 does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
450 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:

Nikon D50
620 gram

Sigma EX 300mm F2.8 APO DG HSM
2400 gram

Together they have a total weight of 3020 gram (equal to 6.66 lb).

Please note that Sigma EX 300mm F2.8 APO DG HSM has a tripod mount which is great.

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Compatibility Check ID: 2200

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