The Blog: See what
Sigma is saying.

Tag: Portrait Photography
12.10.2014

One-Two Editorial Punch: Sigma 24-105mm F4.0 and Sigma 70-200mm F2.8

© 2014 Lindsay Adler | Lens: Sigma 24-105mm 4.0 | Focal Length: 38mm | Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec | Apeture: f/4.0 | ISO 100

When I shoot fashion editorials for magazines, I am shooting a series of images to tell a story. In 6-10 […]

Read more >>

11.13.2014

Shooting in Small Spaces

© 2014 Jennifer Rozenbaum

Whether you are shooting boudoir photography in a big city, or a small town, you must know how to make the most of shooting in small spaces. Whether it’s a studio, hotel room, or a clients home, being creative in a small space can sometimes be a challenge.

Read more >>

11.02.2014

Fast Glass and High Speed Sync: A Striking Combo

When shooting on location, I often enjoy shooting at very wide apertures to give me a painterly blur in the […]

Read more >>

10.23.2014

The 24-105mm Art Lens: A Storytellers Dream

©  2014 Melanie Myhre

By Melanie Myhre Photography for me is more than creating a pretty picture. It’s about telling a story and transporting […]

Read more >>

10.21.2014

Desert Fashion Editorial: When a One-Lens Solution is a Must-Have!

©  2014 Lindsay Adler | Sigma 24-105mm 4.0 at 87mm | Shutter speed: 1/160sec | Aperture: f/4.0  | ISO 100

*Please note that I ADDED the slight vignette in these images in Photoshop/Lightroom. Earlier this year I took an expedition […]

Read more >>

10.03.2014

Style Choices- High Key Lighting

Almost everything we do in life is a choice.  How we express ourselves, how we see objects, how we create […]

Read more >>

09.23.2014

The “Sweet” Light: Capturing Beautiful Portraits at Sunset

For many natural light photographers, photographing in the “Sweet Light” is the highlight of what we do.  This light happens […]

Read more >>

05.31.2014

Photographing with Sigma’s new 50mm F1.4 DG HSM I A

©Judy Host 2014 | Lens: 50mm F1.4 DG HSM I A | Aperture: F2.0 | Shutter speed: 1/125sec | ISO 400 | Manual Mode – Window Light | Make up and Hair by Jennie Carroll | Stylist – Judy Host

The new Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM I A is the ideal lens for portrait photography in natural or low light situations.

Read more >>

05.13.2014

How to Photograph Using Reflective Light

Sachi4972

As a natural light photographer there comes a time when even the best of us struggle with finding the right […]

Read more >>

05.06.2014

How Your Camera Sees: Part 1

©2014 Lindsay Adler |Subject has hips pushed backwards away from camera. | Sigma 24-70mm lens at 60mm, Canon 5D Mark III

As a photographer, I am definitely a problem solver. I must solve endless problems including lighting, posing, and flattering my subject. One way to become a better problem solver is to understand the tools available to us, most importantly, our cameras.

When photographing people and portraits, it is important to understand how your camera and lenses see. When looking through the lens, how does your camera interpret the environment and your subject different than what you perceive with the naked eye? Whether posing and shooting fashion, family portraits or head shots, understanding this makes a profound impact on the final results.

Read more >>