Jack Howard
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Jack Howard is a lifelong photographer and author of two editions of the how-to book, Practical HDRI. Based in Central Jersey, Jack's go-to photography spots are backroads and beaches of his home state. He loves to travel far and wide with his wife and daughter, visiting national parks, museums, tropical islands and more along the way.

1200mm Telephoto Reach with Autofocus is a Game Changer

With a 2x teleconverter, the SIGMA 150-600mm DG DN OS | Sports for L-Mount becomes a 300-1200mm hyper-telephoto zoom lens with full autofocus capabilities, providing extreme reach in a compact, economical package.

First Look: Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Contemporary Ultra Telephoto Zoom lens

Announced today, the Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Contemporary is the fifth full-frame mirrorless-exclusive lens in the Sigma lineup and the first ultra telephoto zoom from Sigma specifically for mirrorless systems. Offered in Sony E-Mount and L-Mount variants,…

Introducing Children to Digital Photography

there’s never been a better time than now for young photographers to start exploring their world with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras

What is a Zoom Lens? Why and When to Choose a Zoom Lens?

A zoom lens is a type of camera lens that offers the photographer a useful range of different focal lengths in a single lens.

Putting the Same Person in the Frame Multiple Times: Trick Shot Tips

Making a trick shot with the same person in the frame in different locations is a fun way to make a photo that makes people look twice.

Which SIGMA Lenses Fit My Mirrorless Cameras and DSLRs?

Find out which SIGMA lenses are available for which camera systems with native mounts or with adapters.

Visiting Roadside Birding Hotspots with the Sigma 60-600mm Sports lens

Jack Howard visits Jersey Shore birding hotspots with the Sigma 60-600mm Sports lens.

First Look: SIGMA 45mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary Lens

A quick hands-on with the SIGMA 45mm F2.8 DG DN | C standard prime lens for L-mount and Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras.

Ultra High Speed Photography with the Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 Sports lens and Miops RemotePlus

We paired the Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports lens, and a Miops Mobile Remote to trigger a strobe set to fractional power for ultra high-speed captures of balloons bursting.

Sigma 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports: First Look Image Samples

A hands-on review of the Sigma 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports lens with image samples by Sigma’s lead blogger, Jack Howard.