Tips & How-Tos

Great advice on photography from leading voices. From the photo studio to the farthest reaches of the globe, learn about gear selection, lighting, shooting techniques, editing, and more.

Beyond Trick-or-Treating: How To Create Unique Halloween Photos

Creating fun, memorable Halloween photos can be challenging, especially when kids are in a rush to go trick-or-treating. But with a little patience, some flexibility, and the right gear, it can be done. Learn tricks of the trade from SIGMA Ambassador Meg Loeks for a truly unforgettable spooky season!

Finding Exquisite Details in NYC with the SIGMA 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens

Cities are great for gritty street photography, but sometimes, an even closer look reveals hidden beauty. SIGMA Ambassador Heather Larkin uses the 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro | Art lens to capture the tiniest details of New York City, offering a completely new perspective.

Macro Photography with a 600mm Telephoto Zoom Lens?

Macro photos with a telephoto zoom? It can be done! See how SIGMA Ambassador Heather Larkin uses the 150-600mm DG DN OS | Sports lens to capture beautiful close-ups of flowers, bugs and more.

Weathering Winter Conditions with the SIGMA 150-600mm DG DN OS Sports Lens

Photographing landscapes and wildlife in the midst of a Colorado winter isn’t for the faint of heart, but photographer Darren White – along with the super-versatile SIGMA 150-600mm DG DN OS | Sports lens – shows how an adventurous spirit and reliable gear can lead to amazing images.

Astrophotography with the SIGMA 150-600mm DG DN OS Sports Lens

Amateur astronomer and observatory manager Grant Tandy has always had his eye toward the sky, and with the SIGMA 150-600mm DG DN OS | Sports lens, he captures beautiful images of celestial scenes from the crystal clear skies of central Oregon.

Video: Macro Photo Walk with SIGMA 70mm / 105mm Art Lenses

Join SIGMA Ambassador and macro photography enthusiast Heather Larkin on a relaxing photo walk through an outdoor arboretum and beach locations. Learn some of the tips that help Heather capture nature in exquisite detail!

Basic Filters Guide: Filters as a Creative Choice

A basic guide on filters all DPs should know

Aligning Sunsets & Sunrises for More Compelling Photos

Join photographer Mike Carroll and learn how to add additional impact to your sunset shots by aligning the sun with landmarks and natural features.

Isn’t Life Grand? Including Grandparents for More Memorable Family Portraits

Including grandparents in family photos is often overlooked, but with a bit of additional care, bringing generations of family members together can make group portraits extra special.

Secret Techniques for Close-Up Bird Photography with SIGMA Lenses

Capturing great photos of small birds is no easy task, but photographer Martina Abreu has perfected a method of getting up close to her feathery subjects, utilizing stealth, patience, some DIY gear, and of course, her favorite SIGMA lenses!