Is Canon EOS 6D and Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG compatible?

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

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
Released: 2012
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: Full frame
20,2 Megapixels
5472 x 3648 pixels

Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG

Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG
Released: 2008
Telephoto Lens (zoom)
Focal Length: 200-500 mm
Aperture: f/2,8

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 Canon mount

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

Versitale lens

Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Canon EOS 6D.

Focal Length

The Canon 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:
200-500 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
200-500 mm

Read more about Crop factor on Canon 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:

Canon EOS 6D
770 gram

Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG
15700 gram

Together they have a total weight of 16470 gram (equal to 36,31 lb).

Please note that Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG has a tripod mount which is great.

Read more about Tripod mount