Capturing Iceland with the SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art by photographer David O’Dwyer, DOD Media Inc.

Capturing Iceland with the SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art by photographer David O’Dwyer, DOD Media Inc.

David O'Dwyer is the founder of DOD Media Ltd., a production company located in Oxford with the goal to "Imagine, Create, Shape and Share". David is trialing the SIGMA Art primes lenses in SE mount and has produced several YouTube video reviews. This is David's first SIGMA Lounge article on his use of the SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art lens on a trip to Iceland.

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Overcome your creative block with SIGMA | Art lenses by photographer Tommy Reynolds

Overcome your creative block with SIGMA | Art lenses by photographer Tommy Reynolds

Tommy Reynolds has been a professional photographer but noticed he was starting to loose his creative inspirations therefore he decided to do one personal project per month and shoot something that was entirely for him! His ballet shoot was the first project he did to overcome his creative block and the lenses he choose to inspire him were the SIGMA 24mm, 35mm, 50mm and 85mm | F1.4 DG HSM | Art lenses.

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My growing SIGMA kit of Art & Sports lenses by photographer Tim Keeton

My growing SIGMA kit of Art & Sports lenses by photographer Tim Keeton

Being self-employed, I need value for money but I also want the best equipment. I was first introduced to SIGMA in 2014 and was impressed with the professional specification of the lenses that they were going to launch which included an inclusive 3-year warranty program. I had become increasing frustrated with Canon in terms of spiraling costs, warranty and repair issues. Therefore I decided to trade in all my Canon lenses and replace it with SIGMA equivalents. A bold move some would think but I have not regretted it at all!

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Going native with the SIGMA 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens by photographer Kevin Hidalgo

Going native with the SIGMA 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens by photographer Kevin Hidalgo

Barcelona native Kevin Hidalgo lives in London but is a frequent traveller capturing images everywhere he visits. He is a fan of SIGMA lenses and a frequent contributor to the #SIGMAUK Instagram account. He shares his latest adventures using the SIGMA 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens as both a native SE mount and with the SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11 in his first Sigma lounge article.

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Going native with the SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens by photographer Andi Campbell-Jones

Going native with the SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens by photographer Andi Campbell-Jones

Being a Sony shooter, having both the a7R & a7RIII, I have happily been using SIGMA glass via the excellent MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11 adapter with wonderful results. However my interest was piqued when SIGMA announced that they were going to be releasing a native Sony E-mount on a selection of their lenses. Would I see any difference by going down this path?

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SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sport on Safari by photographer Graham Borthwick

SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sport on Safari by photographer Graham Borthwick

Photographer Graham Borthwick travelled to Kenya for his first photographic safari and shared his experience of using the new SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art lens as his wide angle solution. In this second #SIGMAUK lounge contribution, Graham shares how special planning was involved to ensure his preloved SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3DG OS HSM | Sports accompanied him as well and the new things he learned about his two year old lens.

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Using the SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens and the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary lens to create imagery that stands out from the crowd at Formula 1 by photographer Sergey Savrasov

Using the SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens and the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary lens to create imagery that stands out from the crowd at Formula 1 by photographer Sergey Savrasov

Russian photographer Sergey Savrasov travels all over the world to cover Formula 1 for Spacesuit Media. An alluring sport that draws in many top motorsport photographers but Sergey shows how he uses the SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art and the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary lens to create artistic, portrait-led style imagery that Spacesuit is known for and which stands out among this expert crowd.

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SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary lens in Kenya with photographer Holly Marie Cato

SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary lens in Kenya with photographer  Holly Marie Cato

Holly-Marie Cato is a freelance photographer from London who travels for work and fun, sharing stories of the human experience, extraordinary people and forming collaborations along the way.  She contacted us about her amazing adventure to Kenya and needed an amazing telephoto lens to accompany her on the journey. Luckily #SIGMAUK had just the right travel companion to offer!

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SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens in SE mount at British Grand Prix with photographer Dan Bathie

SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens in SE mount at British Grand Prix with photographer  Dan Bathie

Britain was in the middle of a heatwave, England were still in the World Cup and the Formula One circus was in town. The British Grand Prix weekend at Silverstone is always one to look forward to and photographer Dan Bathie was especially excited as he had the SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens in SE-Mount packed in his my bag ready to test.

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