Category: Photography News

An Award for the SIGMA 135mm F1,8 DG HSM | Art.

  By now probably all of you know about the EISA Award, nevertheless I’ll give you a little reminder of the hard facts here: EISA is a unique association of 50 expert magazines from 25 countries across the globe. The association is best known for their annual Award. For these Awards, the chief editors of ...

SIGMA NEWS

The popular SIGMA lens with a focus length of 24-70mm (https://www.sigma-foto.de/objektive/24-70mm-f28-dg-os-hsm-art/uebersicht/) and an aperture of f/2.8 has finally made it into the fourth generation of the Art series after it was given a general overhaul and completely redeveloped. For a couple of weeks now the recommended retail price of this lens has been announced and ...

Let’s dream ourselves on a beach…

Welcome summer, welcome you wonderful warm nights which you can enjoy sitting out at the water in a summer dress, forgetting time and regret staying awake for very long on the next morning at your job (at least for a short time). These nights are the moments where I can at least pretend to be ...

The best astro-photographers

Every year the Royal Greenwich Observatory awards the best astronomical photographer of the year! More than 3,500 pictures from photographers all around the globe are submitted every year. Some days ago a first selection was published. As the name tells us, astro-photography is a method in photography with which you can show stars, fog and ...

Living in boxes

Speaking for myself, I found the pictures of the Hong Kong subway unbearable already. As someone who just doesn’t feel comfortable when there’s not enough space and who’s even claustrophobic, a subway ride in Hong Kong during rush hour would probably mean hell on earth. The pictures I’ve recently seen in the National Geographic Magazine ...

A photographer whose pictures look like paintings: Dean West

 Australian-born photographer and visual artist Dean West, who currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, creates true masterpieces with his photographs. He gives his dreams some real virtual space by capturing them in his pictures. Thus he makes every possible imagination and daydream come alive. Seemingly unlimited creativity and countless ideas inspire the photographer to make ...

SIGMA Global Vision

  Have you ever heard of SIGMA Global Vision? You haven’t? I’ll explain it to you in today’s article. SIGMA Global Vision is the company’s philosophy. It contains the quality standards SIGMA has created for itself. Beyond that, different product series also play a major role as well as the service the company offers. In ...

Martijn van Oers and the mystery of 70-year-old photographs

As you probably already know, I’m a big fan of antique photographs. It’s one of my biggest dreams to discover an old, not developed film one day and to see photographs from a past era, pictures nobody has ever seen before. That’s been one of my childhood fantasies. And that’s why I’m regularly searching flea ...

SIGMA NEWS – Updates

When it comes to innovations and new releases in the camera- and lens manufacturing world, the summer months are usually a slack period. This also accounts for SIGMA - nevertheless the SIGMA developing Team worked on a few improvements over the last month. Today I’d like to let you know about those. Especially owners of ...

“30 New and Emerging Photographers“

“PDN’s best 30“ probably sounds familiar to you. In 1999 already the Photo District News Magazine published its first “30 New and Emerging Photographers” list and thus started a new era in the photographic industry. Before that, young photographers barely had the chance to start a successful career or attract attention. They would usually work ...