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10.29.2013

Single-shot Autofocus, or Continuous Autofocus, Or…

Learning how and when to use different settings and options for image capture is one of the most important parts of becoming a stronger photographer. There’s no setting or camera function that’s going to be perfect for all situations, while is exactly why there are so many options. For example, every DSLR offers a couple variations on Autofocus for either a Single-shot or Continuously tracking autofocus.

Each has it strengths and purposes, and even with that, there’s still times when switching the lens to manual focus is the best way to ensure that your chosen subject and focal point is sharp in the image. In this piece, we’re going to look at three photos of seagulls to briefly explore and explain the reasons why to choose one type of AF or manual focus over the others.

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07.23.2012

Shot with Sigma: Trash the Dress Behind the Scenes video

Justin Wojtczak of 375Photography.com created this very cool behind the scenes and how-to video of a trash-the-dress session exclusively with Sigma lenses. All the still shots, as well as all the HDSLR footage of Justin and crew in action were captured with Sigma glass including the 70-200mm F2.8, the 20mm F1.8, and the 85m, 50mm and 30mm F1.4 primes. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because Justin was recently the winner of the FStoppers Behind the Scenes contest!

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04.26.2011

Sigma 8-16mm F4.5-5.6 DC HSM: Hands-on Advice. by Jack Howard

Jack Howard offers tips for working with the Sigma 8-16mm F4.5-5.6 DC HSM lens for both interior and exterior architecture, people, and landscapes.

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03.28.2011

High Dynamic Range Imaging with the Sigma DP1x by Jack Howard

HDRI photographer Jack Howard, author of “Practical HDRI” talks about the professional results that Sigma’s compact DP1x camera can make for serious HDR photography.

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03.21.2011

Introducing the new technical editor of Sigma’s Photo World, Jack Howard! (Part II)

Who am I? Part 2 I’m a writer! That self-portrait in my first post, (and the variation on the Sigma […]

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03.14.2011

Hi, I’m Jack Howard, and I’m working for Sigma now. It’s nice to meet you all!

Sigma’s new Web Editor, Jack Howard, talks about his background as a photographer, and long experience with Sigma gear, and invites readers to submit questions and suggestions for features.

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