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06.07.2012

Mississippi River: Patterns of Industry

Barge and freighter along the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Louisiana. Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens and Sigma Circular Polarizer Filter mounted on a Nikon D2X. 200 mm, f/5; 1/500 sec; ISO 200; hand-held; OS on. Processed in Adobe Raw Converter and Photoshop CS5; NIK Viveza 2 and Sharpener Pro 3.0 plug-ins applied. Photo copyright David FitzSimmons 2012. All rights reserved.

The first lens many people think of for landscape photography are wide angles. While I utilize wide and super-wide glass […]

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05.09.2012

Sunrise/Sunset App for Android

Have you ever seen a beautiful sunrise or sunset building but can’t figure out where to go to photograph it? […]

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04.19.2012

Spring Mushrooms!

Each year I anxiously await spring mushrooms. When early rains have saturated the ground and warm sunshine brings out new […]

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01.26.2012

LENS EXPLORATIONS: 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM

17-50mmHSM

The 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM is a superb traveler’s lens. Much of my professional work involves shooting scenics for books, magazines, calendars, and postcards. The 17-50mm focal length, approximately equivalent to a 28-80mm in 35mm terms, is a perfect optic for landscapes.

For this review, I packed my new 45 megapixel SD1 and the 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM and headed off to the San Juan Mountains of Colorado and south Florida. I can say with complete confidence that every time I pulled the 17-50mm lens out of my bag, I knew I was going to get a sharp image.

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12.07.2011

“CURIOUS CRITTTERS” Launches on ABC-TV

“Curious Critters,” my new children’s picture book, launched with a flurry of activity. David FitzSimmons discussing his new children’s picture […]

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11.30.2011

Must Have Accessories for the Holidays

Sigma Pro Photographer, Dave FitzSimmons shares his secrets to attaining the perfect photograph using Sigma accessories. It’s the small things that count! Accessories can offer new creative possibilities for a photographer, whether an accomplished pro or even a neophyte. They offer an inexpensive way to improve your photography.

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10.27.2011

SD1: Detailed Analysis

Okay, so I’ve been shooting with the SD1 for about a month now, and I have to say, “Wow!” The […]

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10.24.2011

An interview with David Fitzsimmons about Curious Critters

Sigma’s Jack Howard talked recently with Sigma Pro David Fitzsimmons about his new book project, Curious Critters, which is now […]

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09.28.2011

First Impressions

When photography became an affordable and established craft in the late 1800s, many early practitioners were shunned by the art […]

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08.03.2011

LENS EXPLORATIONS: 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro

150mmOS

APO Macro 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Features: Designed for use with full frame digital SLR cameras. May also […]

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