John G Moore is a professional photographer from Glasgow Scotland. He is known for great versatility in his work, ranging from landscape, to portrait, to music, fashion & beauty. Creative from his early years, John started his photography with a Kodak brownie that his grandfather gave him when he was five. In his teens, he honed his skills shooting Rock Bands at the legendary Glasgow Apollo. John has since progressed to become one of the UK’s formative photographic talents. In this latest SIGMA Lounge article John shares with us his on-the-job review of the new SIGMA 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens. Continue reading
In March 2016 Sigma Imaging (UK) Ltd. teamed up with Geographical Magazine to offer readers a chance of winning SIGMA’s ultimate travel kit; a SIGMA 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM | Contemporary lens plus AML72-01 CLOSE-UP Lens worth £549.98. Photographer Susan Hughes was selected the lucky winner and shares with us her first impressions of her winning prize. Continue reading
Roger Reynolds Hon. FRPS has been involved in photography for over thirty years. He owns and operates Photoventures which organises specialist tours with the photographer in mind. He is currently on a photographic group tour in New Mexico, USA and has taken the new SIGMA 12-24mm F4 DG HSM | Art and SIGMA 500mm F4 DG OS HSM | Sports lens with him on the tour. He shares with us his first impressions.
Photographers generally tend to use different lenses when photographing a wedding to photographing a motor car race. Prime lenses are a favourite for use for the portrait of the bride & groom whereas a telephoto lens is a favourite for use to capture a fast speed motor car. However the innovative photographers of Spacesuit Media are proving that the SIGMA Art range of lenses are the perfect components to use to produce their creative images shot during the F1, Formula E, WEC and Moto GP races. Continue reading
Photographer Tom Adamson is known for his derelict images of the Chernobyl disaster zone taken with the SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art and the SIGMA 24-35mm F2 DG HSM | Art lenses. Tom continues to explore the use of these two SIGMA Art lenses and shares his experience using them for Astro photography. Continue reading
Photographer Rob Haynes has been featured in both international and national wildlife & birding magazines as well as national newspaper titles. He regularly licenses his work for barn owls and animal charities to raise funds for conservation. He inherited his love for wildlife through his grandfather who taught him as a child how to get close to nature but to also respect its surroundings and to show your appreciation by using photographs as a way to preserve the memories. His early photographic influence’s were Eric Hoskings who revolutionised bird photography. Continue reading
Photographer Karl Holtby has been a long time SIGMA fan and was first introduced to us in 2013 when he shared his striking Bluebell image taken with the SIGMA 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM lens on our Facebook page. Since then he has worked with many of the Sigma Global Vision products and is a Foveon-believer. This is his first blog posting on the SIGMA Lounge and he shares with us his experience of using the new SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11. Continue reading
In the December 2016 issue of Digital SLR Photography you’ll find a special insert titled ‘Professional Photography Essential Handbook for 2017’ and it features the work of photographer Lea Tippett with the SIGMA sd Quattro and SIGMA 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM | Art lens. Here is the article as featured in the magazine: Continue reading
Dinah Hartshorne has been interested in photography for over 20 years and is a member of the Lichfield Camera Club. She recently upgraded her camera body to a much lighter carbon fibre body and needed a replacement lens that fitted a set of criteria. In this blog post Dinah shares with us how she came to pick the SIGMA 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM | Contemporary lens and the fabulous images she has achieved since owning this all-in-one lens. Continue reading
Photographer Tom Adamson has found a way of making derelict buildings beautiful again by photographing them with the SIGMA Art series of lenses; the SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art and the SIGMA 24-35mm F2 DG HSM | Art lenses. In this blog Tom describes his ideal opportunity of photographing the remains of Chernobyl disaster zone and how these lenses helped him to achieve the quality of images he wanted to produce.