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Family Photo Tips with the Sigma 18-250mm zoom lens from Walter Arnold

The image in this advertisement is especially meaningful to photographer Walter Arnold, as the models are his new wife and stepdaughter.

Walter Arnold, the photographer who made the lovely image of his wife and stepdaughter in our recent advertisement for the Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM 13.8X zoom lens featured in Parenting and Popular Photography magazines spent a few minutes talking with us about his experiences with this versatile all-in-one zoom lens. He also shares great advice for making your own amazing family memories.



The Sigma 30mm F2.8 EX DN is an Instant Classic

An Instant Classic: The Sigma 30mm F2.8 EX DN is designed for both still and video shooting on Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount cameras.

Now that I’ve spent a few weeks with the Sigma 30mm F2.8 EX DN paired with my trusty Olympus E-PL2, I can report that this has quickly become one of my favorite lenses for my Micro Four Thirds cameras for making both stills and videos.



Introducing Sigma’s Fan Photo of the Week

Here is Robert Lopshire's "Ice Queen" photograph, which is our first Fan Photo of the Week. Images must still look strong when cropped to the Facebook "Cover Photo" dimensions.

When Facebook recently announced that business pages would be switching over to Timeline, we realized this would be a great opportunity for Sigma Corporation of America to showcase fantastic photos each week created by our amazingly talented fans! Each week, we will be featuring a new Fan Photo of the week here on the Sigma blog, and on the Sigma Corporation of America Facebook page.



Why Upgrading to the Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM is a Wise Business Decision

For APS-C shooters, the Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM is a gigantic leap upwards in terms of overall performance compared to the variable aperture standard zoom kit lenses shipped with so many DSLRs.



The vision and passion of Dick Merrill

Today, Sigma officially launches three new digital cameras, the Sigma SD1 Merill, the DP1 Merill, and the DP2 Merrill. Each of these cameras wears the name “Merrill” in honor and recognition of the passion, drive and vision of Richard “Dick” Merrill, a founding father of the Foveon sensor that is at the heart of Sigma’s Digital cameras.



A tale of two time lapse videos

Here’s the takeaway in one sentence: Sigma Ultrawide zoom lenses and Dynamic Perception’s Stage Zero Dolly kit are a potent combination for making killer time lapse videos, whatever your visions happen to be.



Sigma Launches DN Lens Line with Two F2.8 Primes

Sigma has just announced the Digital Neo line of lenses for compact interchangeable lens cameras with a worldwide announcement launching as CES 2012 gets underway out in Las Vegas. The relatively small physical size of the 19mm F2.8 EX DN and 30mm mm F2.8 EX DN notwithstanding, this is is big news for us!



Sigma SD1 and SD15 for Digital Infrared Photography, By Jack Howard

Infrared photography involves capturing light at wavelengths beyond the visible spectrum. Infrared energy is reflected quite differently than we are accustomed to by many organic and inorganic surfaces, and the results of landscapes bathed in infrared light has long been a favorite style of photography for fine art photographers since the silver halide days of centuries past. A unique design advantage of Sigma’s DSLRs allows creative photographers to quickly and easily swap between visible spectrum and infrared photography.



The Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM is World Class Glass

Since its announcement last year, the Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM has been generating tons of buzz in photography […]



Sigma Proud to Sponsor Underwater Sculptor and Photographer Jason DeCaires Taylor

In the waters off Cancun, Mexico, photographer, artist and conservationist Jason DeCaire Taylor has been creating the Museo Subacuatico de […]