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The Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM for Fantastic Family Photography

The Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM is available in many popular lens mounts for APS-C DSLRs.

The May 2012 issues of Parenting and Popular Photography magazines feature our new advertisement for the Sigma 18-250 F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM all-in-one lens featuring a lovely shot of a mother and daughter sitting together on a footbridge above a waterfall and creek in the woods. This versatile lens is a great addition to the camera kit of family photographers as it is compact, lightweight covers a great focal range, and has Optical Stabilizer for making sharp shots in low light without a tripod. To help you learn more about this nimble lens that’s as comfortable shooting wide angle landscapes and big group portraits at 18mm as well as distant birds and your little superstars in sports action, we’ve put together a cool package of blog postings to how you what this lens is all about. And if you’ve still got any questions or need more information, leave a comment here (or on any of the related stories) and we’ll try to respond as soon as we can.



Family Photo Tips with the Sigma 18-250mm zoom lens from Walter Arnold

The image in this advertisement is especially meaningful to photographer Walter Arnold, as the models are his new wife and stepdaughter.

Walter Arnold, the photographer who made the lovely image of his wife and stepdaughter in our recent advertisement for the Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM 13.8X zoom lens featured in Parenting and Popular Photography magazines spent a few minutes talking with us about his experiences with this versatile all-in-one zoom lens. He also shares great advice for making your own amazing family memories.



Guest Pro: Corbin Crimmins shares amazing ski shots and winter photography tips!

Here’s a small sampling of Corbin Crimmin’s great ski and winter photography, along with great tips that will help you learn from this elite ski shooter, whether your winter shoot is at a big ski resort with your friends, or even at the smallest of sled hills with your little kids.



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.



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 […]



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 […]



Seeing the seasons with the Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro

It’s now officially Autumn here in the Northern Hemisphere. The days are getting shorter and hillside stands of trees are bursting into colorful displays of crimsons and golds. Obviously, it is a great time for ultrawide landscapes to capture those sweeping vistas. But it is also prime season for packing a telephoto macro lens like the Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro to capture the grandeur and spirit of the season in its tiny details.



Professional Macro Flash Photography Tips

One of the best ways to improve your macro images is by using flash. I never do any handheld macro […]



Evade Analysis Paralysis! by Robert O’Toole

The average person can glance at a group of photos and quickly choose a favorite. But when the time comes […]



Shutter Speeds for Waterfall Photography

Photography is a communication act. It’s a way to share an idea, a feeling, or some other aspect of human […]