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05.31.2018

Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro | Art lens: First Look

We take a close-up look at the Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro | Art lens, the first lens to bear the Macro mark in the Art line. With 1:1 magnification, this prime lens excels at close-up details!

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03.05.2018

San Jose Camera: Macro Class with Jungle James Animal Adventures

Join SIGMA staff members, Aaron Norberg and Lew Held,  for a full day of macro and close-up photography. A member […]

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02.16.2018

Beginner’s Food Photography Tips and Tricks

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With a little practice and some practical guidance, it is easy to make amazing food photographs of your own culinary […]

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09.30.2013

Chasing Fall Color with the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM | Art Lens

Exploring the world through the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM | Art lens on the hunt for varying colors and textures, and levels sharpness and blur can create images that are at once new, and yet instantly recognizable. Close-up focusing on a pumpkin, for example, gives a shallow slice of sharpness, and lovely focus fall-off in a composition that’s pure seasonal color. And a single turning leaf backlit by the sun tells the story of autumn in a very different way than a sweeping vista of an entire hillside.

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04.01.2013

Sigma DP3 Merrill for Amazing Close-up Details

The Sigma Dp3 Merrill is the newest member of the DP family, and the fourth camera in the Sigma line built around the amazing Merill Generation Foveon Direct Image Sensor. The Dp3 Merrill is fitted with a 50mm F2.8 DP prime lens that equates to 75mm on the APS-C stacked image sensor. And, in a first for the DP lineup, it offers 1:3 macro magnification.

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