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01.20.2016

The Rodeo with the Sigma 120-300mm Sports

© 2015 Steve Chesler

If you only had 8 seconds to shoot the perfect shot, which lens would you choose? When I had the opportunity to shoot the Attica Rodeo in Attica, NY, I immediately reached for my Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 Sport lens. I knew the action would be fast, I didn’t know what the lighting would be and there would most certainly be dirt and dust flying. The lens could handle all of it, even if the lighting was less than optimal. Fortunately, it was a beautiful late summer day, so I didn’t have any lighting curve balls thrown at me. What I wasn’t counting on being thrown at me came from a bulls rear end.

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01.05.2016

Boudoir Photography Session 7: How to Create Movement and Emotion

© 2015 | Jen Rozenbaum

In the seventh episode of the Boudoir Photography Sessions, Sigma Pro Jen Rozenbaum explains how to bring out personality and emotion out of her clients. The Sigma 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM | Art is an incredibly versatile lens to use in a tight quartered space like a hotel room.

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12.29.2015

CURIOUS CRITTERS – A Year in Review

Green Anole, Environmental Learning Center, Vero Beach, Florida. Sigma SD1, Sigma 105mm f/2.8 OS macro lens.  f/16, 1/160 second, ISO 100. Two Dynalite Strobes. Lastolite Cubelite light tent. Photo © 2015 David FitzSimmons. All rights reserved.

It’s been five years since I began my Curious Critters photographic series, and a lot has happened. Here’s a quick […]

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12.22.2015

Brown bears and the 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports

© 2015 Robert O'Toole | Red fox posing in the sun on a small patch of grass, Fox island, Kukak Bay, Katmai, Alaska. Sigma 150-600 Sports lens at 550mm and Nikon D810, 1/1250s, f/8, ISO 900, EV + .3, Manual mode with Auto-ISO, UniqBall UBH 45 head and Jobu Algonquin Carbon Tripod.

Exactly what makes Katmai Alaska such a special place for wildlife photographers? After all huge storms routinely sweep in from […]

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12.15.2015

Sigma 150-600mm Sport and Contemporary: Long Term Use Update

© Roman Kurywczak | Canon 1Dx body with the Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary at 468mm f/8 for 1/1000 sec. and ISO 800 hand-held.

I have just returned from leading workshops at the 2015 Festival of the Cranes and I realized that it has […]

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12.10.2015

Boudoir Photography Session 6: How to Pose Inside and Outside of the Body

© 2015 | Jen Rozenbaum

In the sixth session of the Boudoir Photography Sessions, Sigma Pro Jen Rozenbaum provides tips on how to show off curves […]

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12.08.2015

Working with Children Video Series: Using the 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art Lens

Sigma Pro Judy Host offers great tips for photographing children, from Maternity through teen years in this new video series. […]

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12.04.2015

Big Field, Big Lens – Shooting Professional Baseball with the Sigma 150-600mm Sport Lens

© 2015 Steve Chesler | Rochester Red Wings pitcher Lester Oliveros tosses a pitch to the plate against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. With the exceptional pulling power of the Sigma 150-600mm Sport lens, none of the action was out of reach.

As a member of the Sigma Pro Team, it’s always Christmas with new lenses arriving for me to play with. […]

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12.04.2015

Behind the Shot: Ski’s Eye View of Monument Valley

This photo appears in the December 2015 issue of Powder Magazine, made with the Sigma 12-24mm lens atop my car! Photo © Liam Doran / Powder Magazine

It’s a bit risky for the world’s top ski magazine to run a shot of skis travelling through the desert as the opener, but I’m glad they did…and it’s great to see a previsualized shot come to life just as you imagined it!

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11.10.2015

Boudoir Photography Session 5: One Look, Three Different Lenses

© 2015  Jen Rozenbaum

Sigma Pro Jen Rozenbaum uses her three favorite lenses: 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art, 85mm F1.4 DG HSM and […]

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