We are pleased to announce Richard Bagdonas, of Jacksonville, Florida as our May #SigmaSuperFan. Here is an excerpt from his entry that we really liked!
“Coming recently back into the photography field after a long hiatus, I started myself off with a camera class to introduce me back and also learn more about DSLRs. Working with my kit lenses, I immediately knew that I was quickly going to outgrow them, so I started researching.
One of my instructors lent me her lens during one outing and I quickly found my first Sigma lens, my 18-250mm. This lens proved to be a great addition to my camera bag, and stayed on the camera almost always. As I practiced more, shot more, and started focusing to the type of photography that I primarily enjoy (landscapes, cityscapes, and nature) I went back to the researching and happily chose the next member of the family to join us, my 17-70 2.8-4. I cannot begin to express just how much I love this lens. I have shot from sunrise to deep sky with it and have yet to find a time I wasn’t happy with the shots it took. It is my primary walking lens now.
Now that my son has joined in and adopted the 18-250, I know that I will have to start looking for another lens to pair with my 17-70! I have been very happy with Sigma and they will always be a contender for my lens choices. I enjoy finding a company that I can trust in their quality, service and product & stay a life long advocate of them. Thank you Sigma for bringing me into the family!”
Richard Bagdonas of Jacksonville, Florida, is our May Sigma SuperFan! This photo was made by his son, Daniel.
Richard is a passionate hobbyist, who first got into photography with a 35mm film camera many years ago. After a long break, he got back into digital photography about three years ago when his son, Daniel, purchased him a DSLR kit as a father’s day gift. He’s got the 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Macro and 17-70mm F2.8-4.0 DC OS HSM | Contemporary lenses in his bag, while his son has just picked up the 150-500mm F5-6.3 as well! We had a great conversation with Richard about his photography.
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