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Tag: Portrait Photography
06.10.2013

Photographing with Natural Light

© 2013 Judy Host | Lens:  18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC (OS)* Macro | Aperture: f5.6 | Shutter Speed: 1/125sec | ISO 800 | Focal length 51mm

Different light-Different moods Meet Eva Mae, a very energetic 6 year old with a smile a mile long.  Our session […]

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05.22.2013

Creating Portraits with the SD1Merrill Digital SLR

Using a Pro Photo Lighting kit, I set the camera mode to manual, ISO: 100 | Shutter speed: 1/125sec | Aperture:  F/9.0. ©2013 Judy Host

This past week I had an opportunity to use my new SD1 Merrill Digital SLR in a few sessions. I […]

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05.15.2013

Wedding Photography Tips & Tricks

Justin Wojtczak of 375 Photography has been shooting tons of images with an assortment of Sigma lenses over the past few months and put together this great highlight reel on Vimeo showcasing his great images made with Sigma gear. We asked him to give some background and tips into how he made each shot so you can take his advice and apply it to your own upcoming shoots.

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05.01.2013

First Look: Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM | Art

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The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM | Art lens replaces the very popular 30mm EX DC HSM lens as the fast, standard prime designed exclusively for DLSRs with APS-C sensors including the Sigma SD1 Merrill, the Canon EOS Rebel, 60D and 7D and a number of Nikon models including the D7100, D90, and D5100. And based on the updates and upgrades, the 30mm F1.4 Art lens is going to make a lot of photographers very happy.

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04.11.2013

Fan Photo of the Week: In a field of Bluebonnets by Chris McNeill

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This week’s Facebook Fan photo of the week was taken by Chris McNeill using the Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM.

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04.10.2013

How to create Magic Part 4: Keeping it Real | By Judy Host

I have spent the last 20 years photographing families, children, and babies and creating maternity portraits.  This has been my […]

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02.01.2013

First Look: The Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.0 DC Macro Contemporary Lens

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First announced at Photokina 2012, The Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.0 DC Macro is the first in the Contemporary line of lenses in the Sigma Global Vision to be released. This fast, compact, variable aperture standard zoom for APS-C DSLRs is going to make a lot of photographers very happy. Even though it covers a very similar focal range as the often-bundled starter lens with many DSLRs, It is a serious step up from the typical kit offering, including true macro capture.

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12.21.2012

How to create Magic: Photographing Horses and their owners By Judy Host

©2012 Judy Host | 24-70mm F 2.8 IF EX DG HSM | Aperture: F 6.3 | Shutter speed: 1/320sec | ISO 160

I love to photograph horses. I think they are some of the most beautiful animals in the world. I enjoy the graceful way they move and the effortless connection they have with their owners–the relationship is just so special. So when the opportunity presented itself to photograph a young woman with one of her horses while I was in Kentucky during the Keeneland Horse Races, I jumped at the chance. The following images are from that session.

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11.19.2012

The Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 and EF-610 DG ST Flash for Great Family Photos

Sigma’s Jared Ivy and his family made this great video demonstrating the benefits of the Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM and the EF-610 DG ST flash for family photography.

Watch the video to learn about this great creativity kit offered at an amazing package price.

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11.08.2012

Sigma’s new 35mm F1.4 DG HSM now available!

The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM, first in the Art line of lenses announced at Photokina as part of the Sigma Global Vision is now available at an estimated street price of $899.

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