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07.25.2012

Travel Kit for Urban Adventures by Kevin Ames

©2012 Kevin Ames

All too often my travels center around the desires of my amazing clients. That means that personal photography either has […]

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06.26.2012

Fan Photo of the Week: Uriah David Clark’s Steam Locomotive

2012 © Uriah David Clark

This week’s Fan Photo of the Week was taken by photographer Uriah David Clark made with the DP1.

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06.15.2012

Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM: First Impressions with Walter Arnold

For this shot I borrowed some brushes from local Water Color artist Sterling Edwards, who also works in acrylics. He lent me some of his brushes as well as a painter's pallet to photograph for this shoot. I laid a few of the brushes on the pallet next to a colorful dollop  of ink. After spending a good deal of time lighting the brushes with traditional lighting techniques, I broke out my trusty mag lite flashlight and used it to provide a very focused light from the side which made for a dramatic and textured image.    F22 0.4s ISO100  250mm Manual. ©2012 Walter Arnold.

Pro Photographer Walter Arnold has been shooting new ad campaign shots with the new Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM on the sly for the past few weeks. We spent a few minutes talking with him about his experiences with this amazing new superzoom. For full press release and technical specifications click here.

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05.31.2012

LENS EXPLORATION: 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM, Part II

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120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM features: Designed for use with full frame digital SLR cameras. May also be used with […]

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05.28.2012

#52 Winter in southern Death Valley by Ryuichi Oshimoto

The setting sun creates a dramatic world of light and dark at Golden Canyon in Death Valley National Park. Fascinated by the layers of history in the rocks, I pressed the shutter using the large aperture standard lens.

Eye Scene: Photographer, Ryuichi Oshimoto Travels with Sigma Camera & Lenses Leaving the mineral refining plant in Trona and heading […]

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05.14.2012

#51: To Trona! By Ryuichi Oshimoto

A couple stands on a rock and overlooks the desert. Designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1967, the Trona Pinnacles, consisting of more than 500 tufa spires, is situated 10 miles south of Trona, a small town in California. Camera: SD1 Lens: APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM, Exposure mode: Manual, ISO: 200, White balance: daylight, Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec,Aperture: f8.0, Focal length: 413mm

Eye Scene: Photographer, Ryuichi Oshimoto Travels with Sigma Camera & Lenses Proceeding on State Highway 178 from Ridgecrest, I roughly […]

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05.01.2012

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.

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04.30.2012

Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Features and Functions Demo Video

Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Features and Functions Demo Video. This 13.8x all in one zoom lens is great for traveling light while being ready for making great photos from wide angle landscapes to telephoto wildlife captures.

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04.23.2012

Fan Photo of the Week: John Miner’s All Lined Up

© 2011 John Miner

Sigma’s Fan Photo of the Week for April 23-30 was made by photographer John Miner with his Nikon D3100 and Sigma 18-250mm multi-zoom lens.

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03.29.2012

#50: From Mojave to Ridgecrest- Encountering protected wild horses and burros

A mustang rolls around on the ground and the dust scattered in the air. The sunset casts dramatic lighting on the facility. The silhouetted mustangs were captured over a fence with the large aperture zoom lens. Camera: SIGMA SD1 | Lens: APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM | Exposure Mode: Manual | ISO: 200 | White Balance: Daylight | Shutter Speed:1/500 sec | Aperture:F5.6 | Focal Length: 200 mm

From Los Angeles, I head north on Interstate Freeway 5 (I-5) then into Highway 14 (SR14). 4 miles before reaching […]

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