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01.15.2016

Getting the Shot with the “Sigmonster”

Here's the story of my image "Cranes in the Fire Mist" Photo © 2008 Scott Bourne. All rights reserved. 1/4000 F5.6 ISO 800, Sigma 300-800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM at 800mm on Nikon D3.

Guest post by Scott Bourne, founder of Photofocus.com Around 20 years ago, I saw an image by a friend that […]

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01.14.2016

Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 for Classic Winter Sports

1/3200 F2.8 ISO 10,000 at 155mm paired with Nikon D4. Photo by John DiGiacomo.

The Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 is field tested in snowy, cold, conditions for luge at Lake Placid, New York.

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01.05.2015

Around the World with Sigma Lenses

© Eduardo Angel

One Photographer’s Experience Using Sigma Lenses in Istanbul, Brussels, and Paris, Part I By Eduardo Angel I have recently returned […]

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01.05.2015

Choices, Decisions, and Results: Sigma Lenses for Video

Image © Eduardo Angel.

One Photographer’s Experience Using Sigma Lenses for video in Istanbul, Brussels, and Paris by Eduardo Angel.

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11.25.2014

The Giving Lens – Peru 2014

by Peyton Hale This year I was fortunate to come on board as an instructor for The Giving Lens (TGL), […]

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11.25.2014

How to get Published in Outdoor Sports Magazines

Ski photographer Liam Doran offers tips for breaking into adventure sports photography for the biggest magazines.

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10.23.2014

The 24-105mm Art Lens: A Storytellers Dream

©  2014 Melanie Myhre

Photography for me is more than creating a pretty picture. It’s about telling a story and transporting the viewer to another time and place. The idea that anything is possible if you can dream it is a re-occurring inspiration in my work.  If I can create and capture a fantastical scene in our own reality without compositing in Photoshop, I feel that I have succeeded in preserving a little wonder and hope in our world, even if that scene existed for just a brief moment.

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09.17.2014

New York Whale Watching with the Sigma 150-500mm

© 2014 Mike Busch

New York Whale Watching with the Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 lens. Top tips for capturing great photos of humpback whales off New York City.

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04.14.2014

Photographing the Untamed Coast of Hawaii

Waipio Morning

The magic of Hawaii, and the reason to keep returning time and time again, lies beyond the well-manicured resorts and pristine sandy beaches. The spirit of the land, or aina as the natives call it, is in the towering cliffs, lush rainforests, volcanic rock-strewn black sand beaches, deep canyons, lava-spouting volcanoes and tall mountains. Most visitors don’t see the incredible diversity Hawaii has to offer, but to those willing to explore, including dedicated photographers, it’s literally a paradise. I will show you only a small part of that incredible natural beauty here in two images of Big Island’s wild coast.

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01.02.2014

Studio shooting with Sigma’s DP3 Merrill

Strawberries in Basket | While shooting these berries for a story I decided to once again see how the DP3 handled things. Let's say I'm thrilled with this camera. Camera: DP3 Merrill | Shutter speed: 0.6 sec | Aperture:  f/5.0 | ISO 100

Ever since hearing about the DP3 Merrill compact digital camera, I knew it was something I wanted to get my […]

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