The impressive Mantis portrait is being featured on our site this month was captured by photographer Robert Lopshire of Frenchtown, NJ with his Sigma 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro lens. We asked Rob for some details of how he wrangled this eye-catching close-up of this insect.
Blue Angels Photography with the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports lens
I was invited to shoot the annual NAS Pensacola Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show couple of months ago. I normally specialize in Landscape and Wildlife photography; but Aviation has always been a fascination and the opportunity to get up close…
Getting the Shot with the “Sigmonster”
Guest post by Scott Bourne, founder of Photofocus.com Around 20 years ago, I saw an image by a friend that contained a lake full of cranes and geese, backlit by a blazing, golden sun. The image struck me to the…
Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 for Classic Winter Sports
The Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 is field tested in snowy, cold, conditions for luge at Lake Placid, New York.
How to Get Published in Outdoor Sports Magazines
Ski photographer Liam Doran offers tips for breaking into adventure sports photography for the biggest magazines.
New York Whale Watching with the Sigma 150-500mm
New York Whale Watching with the Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 lens. Top tips for capturing great photos of humpback whales off New York City.
Packing Light with the Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
After a long winter of heavy shooting and endless travel on assignment I usually take a few weeks of late spring and early summer to spend time with family and friends and do a bit of casual photography. When I…
The 35mm f1.4: A Creative Take on Travel Photography
This past December I had the chance to explore the desert with the New Sigma 35mm f1.4 Art Series lens. About 30 miles outside of Las Vegas, Nevada lies a town that is not on any maps. Nelson, Nevada is…
10-20mm f3.5 DC HSM: A Must Have Lens For the Outdoor Sports Shooter
One of the benefits for outdoor sports shooters on APS-C sensors is the gain in reach with telephotos lenses. The negative of course is that now your wide angle 16mm is now not so wide at 25.6mm. Thankfully Sigma has a great wide-angle lens perfect for crop sensor shooters…the 10-20mm f3.5! I picked up this lens about a year ago and have shot outdoor sports and adventure travel with it extensively.
Sigma DP2 Merrill Model Shoot with Robert Lopshire
Photographer Robert Lopshire used the Sigma DP2 Merrill instead of a DSLR for a model shoot, and was amazed at the big-camera image quality of this amazing compact, prime lens camera with the 46 megapixel Merrill Generation Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor.