Tag Archives: Sigma

Best of 2012: May

Like I said, April showers did bring May flowers. Earlier in the month of May, my daughter and I took pictures of a young bird that must have felt from its nest and had an injured wing, maybe broken. This … Continue reading

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Perspective Cropping In Photoshop

The other day – actually the other night – I took a number of great pictures of the Montreal Notre-Dame cathedral (yes, that is where Celine Dion got married). However, using my Sigma 8-16 wide angle created noticeable distortion. I … Continue reading

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Nissin Di-866 Flash Review

My main speedlight is the Nikon SB-900. Great, powerful, full featured and relatively priced. A own a second flash, for portrait photography mostly. The Sigma 530 DG. Super cheap, like below $200 on sale. That price is hard to beat. … Continue reading

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New Kata Telephoto Lens Backpacks

One more bag to add to my wish list, It would be just perfect with my D90 and the Sigma 150-500 OS attached to it. New Kata Telephoto Lens Backpacks, latest photographic news, new digital cameras, camera release dates, printers, … Continue reading

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My second summer as a photographer: an Italian vacation – Part III

Recap This is the story of my latest Italian (and French) vacations. This is part 3 of 6: Settings and Techniques Part I Settings and Techniques Part II Lenses Composition Part I Composition Part II Travel Applications and Workflow On … Continue reading

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Sigma AF 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM (DX) – Review / Lab Test Report – Analysis

A very favorable review of a lens I got a while back. I started blogging about it, especially in my “Going to church” series. I am currently in Italy on vacation and I am using it a lot, quite more … Continue reading

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My Italian trip: gear prepartion

Well, it has been a long time coming. Believe me. We have been discussing going to Italy since 2009, when friends of ours were planning to go then. We convinced them to wait until 2010 to come with us. It … Continue reading

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