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06.30.2016

Sigma Gear for Summer Fun

Summer is a great time to hit the road and make amazing memories and fantastic photos! Wherever your trail leads, Sigma has a lens that is perfect for your vacation style!

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03.24.2016

Hands-On: Sigma MC-11 Mount Converter in Las Vegas

A hands-on first look at the Sigma MC-11 Mount Converter, which allows many of Sigma’s Canon-mount EF lenses to be paired with Sony e-Mount cameras.

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01.04.2016

Photos at the Aquarium: Tips and Tricks

Aquariums present a number of challenges for photographers hoping to make keepsake photos of a visit to view undersea animals. […]

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10.07.2015

Sigma 150-600mm | C Pairs Performance with Portability

As you probably know by now, there are two 150-600mm F5-6.3 zoom lenses in the Sigma lens lineup, the Sports, […]

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06.26.2015

The Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary versus the 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports

Last year, Sigma announced a pair of zoom lenses for full-frame cameras, the 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports and 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary. With identical focal lengths and apertures, and advanced feature sets including the Sigma-exclusive lens customization, these two new champion zoom lenses share a significant amount of DNA. So, what is the difference between the Sports and Contemporary version of the Sigma 150-600mm zoom lenses?

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06.09.2015

How to Photograph Your Dog #13 – Wide-Open Primes for Stunning Pet Portraits

In my last photo dog blog, I demonstrated how Sigma’s newest prime, the 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM | Art lens, […]

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05.01.2015

All-in-one Lenses Offer Maximum Versatility

When it comes to all around versatility, there’s no other type of lens that packs as much creative and compositional flexibility into a compact package as the high-zoom ratio multi-purpose zoom lens. If you want to travel seriously light, but pack a lens that can go from wide angle to telephoto with just a twist of the zoom ring, an all-in-one lens is the way to go. Sigma currently offers three all in ones, the 18-200mm, the 18-250mm, and the 18-300mm.

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04.14.2015

How to Photograph Your Dog #12 – Fast Dog, Fast Prime

We loaded Rowan in the Suby and headed down to Pleasant Hill Lake, which was swelling higher and higher with spring rain. A lakeside campground had become partially inundated with water—a great place to let our pooch swim.

I dialed up my D800E to ISO 1600, which, in the late day sun, allowed me to shoot at f/8 at 1/2000 second. This gave me moderately strong depth-of-field and a shutter speed fast enough to stop Rowan running, splashing, and swimming as she retrieved sticks.

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04.01.2015

How to Photograph Your Dog #11 – Wiener Dogs

This week I point my camera toward a smaller breed. It’s one that’s popular with budget-minded pet owners. Today we’ll photograph wiener dogs, a German breed that dates back to at least 13th Century.

Initially I intended to photograph a neighbor’s wiener dog, but, the truth is, our family fell in love with these diminutive beauties, so we bought one. Or, more precisely, we bought a whole pack of them.

To begin my portrait project, I decided that I wanted to create some high key Curious Critters

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03.17.2015

How to Photograph Your Dog #10 – Symmetry and Asymmetry in Action

Winter in Ohio has been splendid this year…if, of course, you like cold weather and snow. Rowan, our fox red […]

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