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05.09.2014

Win a Great Alaskan Photo Safari!

WIn an incredible Alaskan wildlife Photo Safari with a great prize package including the Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 zoom lens, a Datacolor SpyderCapture Pro and more!

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04.24.2014

Rediscovering the Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 zoom lens for Outdoor Photography

A sandhill crane poses for my camera in front of a pond on a golf course in Florida. Thanks to the grab-and-go ease of this supertelephoto zoom lens, it was mere seconds from parking to making the first photos when I first saw this trio of birds.  Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 at 500mm 1/1600 F6.3 ISO 400 on a Sony A-850.

The Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 zoom lens offers great verstatility and reach in a compact package, perfect for on-the-go wildlife and birding phtoography.

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09.30.2013

Chasing Fall Color with the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM | Art Lens

Exploring the world through the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM | Art lens on the hunt for varying colors and textures, and levels sharpness and blur can create images that are at once new, and yet instantly recognizable. Close-up focusing on a pumpkin, for example, gives a shallow slice of sharpness, and lovely focus fall-off in a composition that’s pure seasonal color. And a single turning leaf backlit by the sun tells the story of autumn in a very different way than a sweeping vista of an entire hillside.

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04.30.2013

10-20mm f3.5 DC HSM: A must have lens for the outdoor sports shooter

©2013 Liam Doran | Sharp, light, fast and tough…the 10-20f3.5 makes it in the pack for multiday expeditions. Focal length: 10mm | Shutter speed: 1/800 sec | Aperture: F6.3 | ISO: 200

One of the benefits for outdoor sports shooters on APS-C sensors is the gain in reach with telephotos lenses. The negative of course is that now your wide angle 16mm is now not so wide at 25.6mm. Thankfully Sigma has a great wide-angle lens perfect for crop sensor shooters…the 10-20mm f3.5! I picked up this lens about a year ago and have shot outdoor sports and adventure travel with it extensively.

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11.21.2012

First Look: Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Hands-On

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Photographers have been excited about the possibilities of the new Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM lens since it was announced at Photokina. The first of the Art line in the new Sigma Global Vision, this lens is finally here. And being one of the first photographers in North America to shoot with this lens, I can tell you, it is flat-out amazing.

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11.09.2012
10.24.2012

Fan Photo of the Week: Victor Neves’ Fall Reflections

Victor Neves made this shot with his Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG in Scituate, RI.

Victor Neves used the Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 plus a Neutral Density filter to make this shot of fall leaves reflecting above a waterfall.

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10.26.2011

Out and about with the Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 DG HSM II

by Jack Howard The re-engineered Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 DG HSM II is a fantastic rectilinear full-frame ultawide zoom lens with […]

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