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12.21.2017

Leslie Owen: Connecting Family Through Sigma Lenses

Leslie Owen is the photographer behind one of the most heartwarming holiday photos we’ve seen yet. As a self taught […]

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03.31.2017

Capturing the Night Sky with Sigma Lenses

Astrophotographer, Jack Fusco, talks about how he uses Sigma Lenses to capture the night sky.

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11.10.2016

Adapt to Thrive

I have been photographing for over 30 years and running my Roamin’ with Roman workshops for over 13 years now […]

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08.09.2016

Top 3 Tips On How to Photograph Meteor Showers by Jack Fusco

Award-winner dark sky photographer Jack Fusco tells Sigma his top three tips on how to photograph meteor showers ahead of the 2016 Perseid Meteor showers.

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07.28.2016

To Zoom or Not to Zoom- Portraits with Primes

By Forest McMullin  As a photographer who specializes in environmental portraiture, lens selection is critical to the look of my […]

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07.26.2016

The Desert Southwest: a Landscape Photographer’s Dream!

Growing up in NJ, surrounded by tall oaks and other deciduous trees, I found the red rocks of the desert […]

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02.02.2016

Can Sigma lenses help you realize your bucket list?

  Absolutely! Hawaii has always been a favorite vacation location of mine. I first visited the islands of Hawaii over […]

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12.18.2015

Top 5 Posts of 2015!

It has been another banner year here at Sigma, between product announcements, awards, and events from coast to coast! Here are the most popular blog postings in 2015!

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08.19.2015

How to Shoot in Direct Sunlight

Shooting on location in the middle of the day can make controlling the sunlight very difficult. I have chosen my canon 5D mk iii. So if I want to shoot with flash off camera to control the bright sun I’m limited to a x sync of 1/200 of a second. This is going to make my aperture F16 and that is too much depth of field for my preference. I don’t like to use ND filters to open up my aperture because they make it difficult to see through the camera. I could use high-speed sync but this technique is flawed by the fact that the flash is at its lowest power as it pulses across the chip. Also, it would never give me enough power to overpower the sun in the middle of the day, so I only use this technique on cloudy days.

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