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Top Five Gifts for the New and Seasoned Momtographer

If you a have a Momtographer in your life chances are she is hoping for a photography-related gift this holiday season to help her capture family moments. Whether the snapper in your life is a tender footed hobbyist or a more seasoned shooter these gift suggestions, in a range of budgets, will help …

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RT @Javatography: @Sigma_Photo #ithastobesigma Mackenzie see's the Holidays are fast approaching! http://t.co/u3v9937v98 << THIS IS GREAT!

The Holidays are here and we want to know what is on your Sigma wish list? Maybe something like this beautiful 35mm 1.4? #holiday #sigma #sigmalens #sigmalenses #sigma35mm #christmas #wishlist #cameras #lenses #photography #photo #cameralenses #statigram #nofilter #holidaypic #christmaslights #instagood #instalike #instafollow #instacomment #bokeh #beautiful #lens #picoftheday

SIGMA 24-105mm f4 DG OS HSM Art (A): 24 Hours in Luxembourg City

The Sigma F1.4 Primes, the 30mm F1.4 DC HSM | A, the 35mm F1.4 DG HSM |A, the 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM, and the 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM are super-sharp fixed focal length lenses for photographers who want incredibly sharp performance and shallow depth of field. Are any of these on your wish list this year?

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http://vimeo.com/76881206<p>I would really love to see how this lens does against a $47,000 + tax cinema lens like the Optimo 15-40mm T2.6 because I …

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Long Exposing DUMBO Brooklyn. The versatility of our Sigma 18-35mm 1.8 DC HSM Art is highly useful for doing photo walks, especially in New York City. From wide to standard, this lens can tackle a variety of different scenarios. This is a long exposure of DUMBO with the Empire State in the background. Canon 60D + Sigma 18-35mm 1.8 DC HSM Art. 30 Second Exposure, ISO: 200, F/11, @35mm. #sigma #sigmalens #sigmalenses #sigma18_35mm #sigmawideangle #sigma18-35 #photography #photooftheday #picoftheday #zoomlens #dumbo #nyc #brooklyn #longexposure #nofilter #newyorkcity #30secondexposure #instagood #instalike #instadaily #instafollow #beautiful #statigram #streetphotography #urban #sigmaartlens

Mint Martini as seen through the Sigma 24-105mm F4 Art lens. 1/15 F4 @ 105mm ISO 100 on a classic 5D. That’s not a tree in the background, by the way, it’s a set of lights wrapped around tripod legs! Photo by Sigma’s Jack Howard There's a lot to love about this new wide to short-tele lens from Sigma!

December is a great time to explore bokeh and background blur effects, thanks to all the Christmas trees and holiday light displays! Here's a sample photo from the new 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM | at 24mm on a Canon Rebel T3i during a 1 second exposure (with a tripod). Learn more about making the most of the seasonal lights with your lenses in this blog posting, too! http://blog.sigmaphoto.com/2012/bokeh-and-background-blur/

Last year when my parents got me my first sigma lens!! My very first prime lens. Took my photography to a totally different level! Tears of joy!! ❤️ #ithastobesigma @sigmaphoto #love #passion #sigma #photographer #photography

Thanks to everyone who took part in our recent hoodie giveaway, and congrats to Facebook winner Deirdre Price! A limited-edition SigmaPhoto.com hoodie is en route. (And yes, there's a good chance there'll be some more fun prize giveaways in the near future ;) ) #ItHasToBeSigma

REVIEW: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Series Lens–The Best Sigma I’ve Ever Tested

I never would have bothered to review this lens had I not seen a Facebook post from one of the best Fashion photographers / print masters ever, …

This beautiful cityscape is our newest Fan Photo of the Week, made by Jay Graviano with the Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens! Read the full story behind this 4 minute exposure on our blog! http://blog.sigmaphoto.com/2013/fan-photo-of-the-week-jay-gravianos-bay-bridge/

The 50-500mm vs. 150-500mm shootout and Telephoto FAQ’s by Robert O’Toole

by Robert O’Toole<p>50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM vs 150-500mm F4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM<p>Over the past few years as a professional photographer I have been asked …

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<b>Psst… I’m having an end of year clear out</b><p>Where would we be without the end of the year and the impending doom that is Christmas? Enjoying summer? …

Understanding Optical Stabilization by Jack Howard

Many lenses in the Sigma line feature Optical Stabilization, which is a great feature for helping photographers nail sharp shots when camera shake …

Mistakes, Mess-ups, and Missteps: It Happens to Everyone

One of our key missions here with the No Fear Photography blog is to teach photographers to take more creative control of their cameras in order to …

Single-shot Autofocus, or Continuous Autofocus, Or...

Learning how and when to use different settings and options for image capture is one of the most important parts of becoming a stronger photographer. …

DxO Mark: Sigma 24-105mm f4 Wipes the Floor With Canon's Version

The test lab DxOMark released their findings today on the Sigma 24-105mm f4 lens. Overall, they seem to give it a lot of praise. But where it’s …

Fan Photo of the Week: Jay Graviano's Bay Bridge

This week’s Fan Photo comes to us from Jay Graviano of Los Altos, California.<p>The Bay Bridge and San Francisco skyline as seen by Jay Graviano with …

Top 13 for 2013: The Best Enthusiast and Pro Gear of the Year

<b>The Imaging Resource 2013 Camera of the Year awards</b><p>Best Professional Camera<p><b>Camera of the Year, Best Professional Camera: Olympus E-M1:</b><p>Micro for the …

Hello all! We are very pleased to announce that Sigma's 18-35mm 1.8 DC HSM Art lens was featured in the New York Times. This is the second time this year that one of our products was included. Sigma will continue to push the boundaries on quality, technology and innovation so that photographers around the world can bring to life their visions. Happy holiday! #sigma #sigma18_35mm #fastestzoom #photography #photographers #photo #picftheday #holidays #lenses #lens #cameras #cameralenses #giftguides #statigram #sigmalens #beautiful #newyorktimes #nyt #technology #gadgets #instagood #instalike #instafollow #instacomment #nofilter #18_35mm1.8

Gearing up for CES 2014 in a few weeks. We have some great stuff planned so be sure to stay tuned in with us! This homemade SD1 charging station is product of our tech rep Marc Farb. #ces #ces2014 #consumerelectronicshow #nofilter #sigma #sigmalenses #sigmalens #sigmacameras #sd1 #sd1merrill #statigram #nofilter #beautiful #instagood #instalike #instafollow #instacomment #vegas #tradeshow #camera #lenses #dslr #lasvegas #technology #photography #picoftheday

A Bit about Bokeh, Background Blur and Selective Focus

The holiday season is a great time to make photos with gorgeously softened backgrounds and shallow depth of field for painterly, creative, and …