Category: Photography News

On board with the Sigma 24-70 mm F2.8 EX DG HSM

Hey guys, today it’s time again for another photo walk. This weekend I went downstream by ship from the wonderful city of Vienna to the nearest capital of another country. It was my first ride on a fast ferryboat and also my first visit to Bratislava. Since I knew somebody who works on the ferry, ...

Sigma just patented two F1.2 lenses for MFT and released firmware updates for several products

Once again Sigma has patented two lens designs for the micro four thirds mount. This time around the designs pertain to two extremely fast primes with f/1.2 aperture, a 14mm f/1.2 and a 35mm f/1.2. As is to be expected with extremely fast lenses such as these, the designs are very complex with 17 and ...

SIGMA – a few more news…

Hello everyone, I'm sure you've all noticed that there's been a lot going on at Sigma in the last weeks and months. Lenses with E-mount have been announced, which means we can now use Sigma lenses on Sony cameras without the MC-11 converter. We were also pleased to announce three new art optics. The two ...

Sea-horse by Justin Hofman

A photo that looks amazing on the first glance but breaks your heart at the second. This moving picture of a seahorse holding onto a cotton bud was taken by Justin Hofman, a renowned wildlife and conservation photographer in one of the worlds most popular holiday locations. Indonesia. The photo of the sea horse went ...

Sigma USA announces MSRP and availability of 70mm F2.8 Macro Art

According to canonrumors.com Sigma Corporation of America has announced the MSRP and availability of its 70mm F2.8 Macro Art lens in a press release today. According to that the three variants of the lens will not be made available at the same time. The version for the Canon EF mount will arrive first at the ...

Hairstyles with a message

Those of you who have visited our blog before probably know that we have a weakness for creative photo ideas. In recent years, Instagram in particular has proved to be an almost indefatigable source of finds. To be honest, this is also the reason why we have become such fans of the platform. Our latest ...

The beginnings of digital photography

Nowadays capturing moments photographically is easier than ever. Almost every person has a smartphone and therefore also a digital camera. Even better, the smartphone is always ready to hand. Click! The picture is taken and the moment is captured for eternity. But the beginning of digital photography was not that easy. The invention of the ...

Here comes another award for Sigma!

 Or, to be more exact, two awards! A couple of days ago the TIPA Awards were awarded and once again SIGMA was able to convince with its new product series. Thus the company’s success story of the past few years when it received two or, respectively, three awards continues. By now, all of you know ...

Researcher develop self-powered micro-sensor

Researcher at the University of Michigan, Euisik Yoon and Sung-Yun Park, have developed a tiny image sensor, which doesn’t need an external source of power. Measuring less than a millimeter, this micro-sensor can be used just about anywhere. After all it literally only needs light in order to take photos. Image source: University of Michigan ...

Wes Anderson

Hey guys, we love photography – but every once in a while we like reach out for more and enjoy the art of filmmaking. Today I don’t want to present you a photographer, but an amazing film director! I’m talking about Wes Anderson. In my eyes he masters the interplay with colors and contrasts in ...