The Blog: See what
Sigma is saying.

Category: Eye Scene

#50: From Mojave to Ridgecrest- Encountering protected wild horses and burros

A mustang rolls around on the ground and the dust scattered in the air. The sunset casts dramatic lighting on the facility. The silhouetted mustangs were captured over a fence with the large aperture zoom lens. Camera: SIGMA SD1 | Lens: APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM | Exposure Mode: Manual | ISO: 200 | White Balance: Daylight | Shutter Speed:1/500 sec | Aperture:F5.6 | Focal Length: 200 mm

From Los Angeles, I head north on Interstate Freeway 5 (I-5) then into Highway 14 (SR14). 4 miles before reaching […]



#49: Walking through wintry Beach City by Ryuichi Oshimoto

A child climbs onto a statue of Tim Kelly who was a notable surfer and lifeguard. The voices of people playing beach volleyball resonate throughout the winter season in Hermosa Beach California. On this warm sunny day, I walked along the beach using my compact high-magnification zoom lens.

It was early morning after Christmas and there were only a few days left of 2011. I headed west on […]



#48 Farmland in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania by Ryuichi Oshimoto

Morning in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It is an hour and a half ride from both eastern Philadelphia and southern Baltimore. The rhythmic footsteps of the horse and the wheels on the buggy echoes throughout the corn field. The Amish do not drive cars. One of the buggies came toward me, so I quickly framed a shot with the large aperture zoom lens and incorporated the shadow on the corn field produced by the buggy.

Driving behind a large truck, the water from the road kept spraying on my window. The windshield wiper worked at […]