Lens Guides

Hands-on reviews, technical information, and advice on SIGMA Art, Sports and Contemporary lenses for DSLRs and mirrorless cameras.

My Favorite Prime Lenses for Travel Photography

When you’re in a city like New York, it’s a good idea to pack light. SIGMA I series lenses are the perfect solution for city dwellers and travelers alike who love shooting with sharp primes, but still need a lightweight, street-smart kit.

A Month in Tokyo with the SIGMA F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lenses

Pro BMX rider and content creator Jarren Barboza needs gear he can count on, especially when traveling. In Tokyo, Jarren packed a selection of SIGMA F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary prime lenses to pair with his Sony APS-C format camera, which turned out to be a perfect setup for capturing photos and video.

Steady As She Goes: Photographing Wildlife with SIGMA’s OS2 Optical Stabilization Technology

SIGMA’s new OS2 optical stabilization system keeps your shot steady even at extreme telephoto focal lengths. SIGMA Ambassador Martina Abreu tests out the surprising capability of the 60-600mm DG DN OS | Sports and 150-600mm DG DN OS | Sports lenses on a variety of nature and wildlife subjects.

First Look: SIGMA 14mm F1.4 DG DN Art Lens

Pro landscape and night sky photographer Darren White puts the world’s first 14mm F1.4 lens to the test! The SIGMA 14mm F1.4 DG DN | Art is the ultimate lens for ultra-wide landscapes and night sky imagery, but in this First Look, it does a little bit of everything, from ornate interiors to epic scale shots of starry skies.

Visiting SIGMA Japan with My Favorite Travel Lens: 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary

Visiting SIGMA headquarters in Japan is an eye-opening experience, and what better way to capture the memories than with a small, lightweight, do-it-all zoom lens? See how the SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary was the perfect lens for this unique travel opportunity.

Unlocking the Power of Camera to Cloud Workflows

Learn how to streamline your production workflow with camera-to-cloud (C2C) technology using SIGMA fp mirrorless cameras, Atomos video recorders, and cloud-based platforms like Atomos’ Cloud Studio and Adobe’s Frame.io. Discover the benefits of C2C, its use cases, and what to expect from the future of this evolving technology.

First Look: SIGMA DC DN Prime Lenses for Nikon Z mount

SIGMA’s first lenses for Nikon Z mount are here! SIGMA Ambassador (and long-time Nikon camera user) Martina Abreu tests them out on her daily photography routine to see how these three F1.4 crop sensor lenses perform in everyday situations.

SIGMA Refurbished Lenses and Cameras: As Good as New for Less

At the SIGMA America Outlet, you can find refurbished SIGMA lenses and cameras that work just like new, backed by a 90-day USA Warranty. Learn more about how we inspect and refurb gear that gets listed on our website.

On Tour with the SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG DN Art Lens

Join SIGMA Ambassador Anabel DFlux and Finnish rock band The 69 Eyes as they tour Europe, and see how one amazing prime lens – the SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG DN | Art – can handle everything from on-stage action to portraits, in any lighting, in any conditions.

First Look: SIGMA 17mm F4 & 50mm F2 DG DN Contemporary Lenses

The SIGMA I series of all-metal, premium primes continues to grow with the 17mm F4 and 50mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary lenses. Read on to see what these exceptional, compact lenses have to offer!