Getting Cinematic with Lightweight, Compact SIGMA Contemporary Prime Lenses

Filmmakers and photographers alike naturally gravitate toward the biggest, most impressive-looking lenses, but often, it’s the compact, seemingly “everyday” gear that gets the job done. As filmmaker Graham Sheldon finds out, SIGMA Contemporary lenses are gaining popularity on the set for their convenient size, excellent quality, and compatibility with gimbals and camera systems like the DJI Ronin 4D.

First Look: SIGMA 50mm F1.2 DG DN | Art Lens for Sony E-Mount

Sharpness, bokeh, close focusing, speed… the SIGMA 50mm F1.2 DG DN | Art is all this and more. SIGMA Ambassador and pro portrait photographer Heather Larkin tests out this lens on a full-frame Sony camera, and shows why this lens is a dream come true for working professionals and enthusiast photographers alike.

First Look: SIGMA 50mm F1.2 DG DN | Art Lens for L-Mount

When it comes to fast primes, few lenses are as iconic as the 50mm F1.2. Now, SIGMA has created this lens for full-frame mirrorless, and for Leica, Panasonic and SIGMA fp users, it’s the perfect prime for almost any situation. Outstanding low-light performance, incredible bokeh, lightning-quick autofocus… it’s everything a 50mm F1.2 should be. SIGMA Ambassador Meg Loeks tests it out for the first time paired with the 61-megapixel SIGMA fp L camera.

Adapting SIGMA Lenses to Nikon Z Cameras at Grand Teton National Park

Got a Nikon Z camera? SIGMA offers some direct mount options, but adapting lenses is both a practical and affordable option for mounting your favorite SIGMA lenses on your Nikon mirrorless camera body. Landscape and wildlife photographer Kristen Ryan brings her SIGMA lenses to Grand Teton National Park, with two different adapters in her kit.

Disc Dog Challenge with the SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS Sports Lens

Few things are quicker than a frisky dog, and canines that specialize in “disc dog” are even trickier to photograph. Thankfully, with the SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS | Sports lens, pro photographer Anabel DFlux has no trouble focusing on the high-flying action, capturing one-of-a-kind moments, and creating beautifully sharp images that wow her clients.

First Look: SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE Art Lens

From astrophotography to the stage, skateboarding to travel, a fisheye lens can take any situation and bring it to a whole new level. The SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art is the pinnacle of fisheye lens design, with amazingly sharp optical performance, unbeatable low-light capability, and build quality that puts this lens in a class by itself.

First Look: SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports Lens for Sony E-mount

For outdoor photography, there’s nothing quite like a telephoto prime lens to achieve ultimate clarity and overall performance. Thanks to its lightweight and portable build, the SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports is not just incredibly sharp, it’s also perfect for the photographer on the move. SIGMA Ambassador Liam Doran gives this lens a thorough test run on his Sony mirrorless camera in the Colorado backcountry.

First Look: SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports Lens for L-Mount

The SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports lens is designed to provide extreme telephoto performance without the usual telephoto bulk. SIGMA Ambassador Jim Koepnick gave this lightweight lens an early test run exclusively on L-Mount cameras, and found out why this long-range prime is destined for the backpacks of many wildlife and sports photographers.

Tell a Bigger Story with the SIGMA 14mm F1.4 DG DN Art Lens

The SIGMA 14mm F1.4 DG DN | Art is an award-winning wide-angle lens that is an astrophotographer’s dream. But it’s so much more. Portrait and family photographer Meg Loeks shows how this lens goes beyond starry skies to tell stories from a completely different perspective.

Favorite Lenses for Music and Concert Photography

On stage or behind the scenes, pro music photographer and SIGMA Ambassador Anabel DFlux has a few go-to lenses that help bring out the best in her clients. From packed clubs in Europe to her studio in Los Angeles, these are the SIGMA lenses that she relies on, night after night.