July 15, 2016

Storytelling with the SIGMA 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM | Contemporary lens

Author: Jennifer Lister

886 StoryThe SIGMA 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM | Contemporary lens offers a powerful zoom in a compact design with advanced features making it the ideal choice for photographers seeking the minimum equipment. With the help of photographer Paul Monaghan we are going to show you how using this one lens can help to tell three different stories.

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June 30, 2015

Behind the Scenes, Paul Monaghan & dp2 Quattro

Author: Jennifer Lister

LN-PMonaghan-ChasePhotographer Paul Monaghan had a creative idea to do a chase themed photo with his two sons. It was a simple idea of police chase with one son on his trike and the other in his toy police car chasing him. However actually doing the shoot was a little more complicated than it sounds!  Continue reading

June 28, 2013

Ten Top Landscape Tips

Author: paramount

lea_landscape_tipsPhotographer and Sigma Professional User Lea Tippett has put together some excellent information for budding landscape artists. Lea’s eye, inspired by Britain’s stunning coastlines, has driven him to master the craft with Sigma’s unique Foveon technology, and the many of the techniques he’s shared here apply to photography with most digital and analogue systems.

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September 12, 2012

Ten things you could be using Photoshop for but probably aren’t.

Author: paramount

psPhotoshop has become an almost essential part of the imaging process with photographers turning to it time and time again for post-capture editing. There is, however, a lot more ‘under the hood’ of this giant of software applications than meets they eye.

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August 27, 2012

Digital Photography Secrets: Creating Tack Sharp Shots

Author: paramount

sharpPhotographers have somewhat varying opinions on what constitutes a tack sharp picture, but generally, a sharp photograph has good, clean lines. The picture has clear definition, instead of a soft blending of lines. There are several things you can do to increase your chances of getting that coveted tack sharp picture.

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June 8, 2012

Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG – an extraordinary lens

Author: paramount

15mmRenowned macro photographer, Paul Harcourt Davies, takes a look at the Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG and shows us there are more uses for it than the obvious ones.

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May 17, 2012

How to capture a good panning shot

Author: paramount

panning1If you are fresh to photography, do you ever wonder how to achieve a shot where the foreground is in focus while the background is blurred? This technique is commonly known as Panning and can be achieved effortlessly with sufficient practice.

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October 27, 2011

Photographing Family

Author: paramount

familyHaving received many enquiries from Sigma users asking how to improve their family photographs, we put the question to portrait photographer, Fiona Allison. Here are her top techniques on capturing some stunning family portrait photographs.

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September 26, 2011

Sunset Photography by Lea Tippett

Author: paramount

sunset_tipsAs a Cornishman growing up near the sea I have always had a strong connection with the coast. This passion for the coastline has stayed with me although I now live in Somerset and is apparent in many of my Landscape images.

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November 7, 2010

Art of invisible light – Infra Red & Foveon

Author: paramount

Infra-red photography was full of challenges in the days of film and, until recently, almost impossible with modern digital cameras. It’s a little known fact that, with the latest Sigma digital SLRs, the ability to capture IR images has become somewhat easier. Richard Kilpatrick looks at the possibilities.

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