Is Nikon D5100 and Sigma EX 50mm F1.4 DG HSM compatible?

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

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
Released: 2011
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
16,2 Megapixels
4928 x 3264 pixels

Sigma EX 50mm F1.4 DG HSM

Sigma EX 50mm F1.4 DG HSM
Released: 2008
Standard Prime Lens
Focal Length: 50 mm
Aperture: f/1,4

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 50mm F1.4 DG HSM is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D5100.

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:
50 mm

Since Nikon D5100 does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
75 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 D5100
611 gram

Sigma EX 50mm F1.4 DG HSM
505 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1116 gram (equal to 2.46 lb).

Compatibility Check ID: 2200

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