Sigma Lens Workshops hosted at dealer locations nationwide provide photographers a distinctive opportunity to learn from industry professionals in genres such as nature, sports, portraiture & more!
Ronkonkoma, NY – March 21, 2019 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced its impressive Lens Workshops lineup for the month of April, featuring six hands-on workshops at Sigma dealers throughout the country. Photographers of all levels are invited to refine their skills and enhance their portfolios by shooting alongside Sigma pros. These workshops are a fantastic opportunity for photographers to up their game and try out a new genre of photography altogether.
Elkhorn Slough Photo Expedition
San Jose Camera & Video will host a hands-on outdoor photo shoot at Elkhorn Slough on April 6th, 2019 in Campbell, CA. Sigma representative Lew Held along with San Jose Camera staff will instruct attendees on how to best capture outstanding shots of the beautiful wildlife.
Roberts Camera will host its second astrophotography workshop with Sigma on April 6th, 2019 in Indianapolis, IN. The two-part workshop will include in-depth instruction from seasoned photographers Marc Lebryk, Brian Matsumoto and Walt Kuhn.
Curious Critters: From Portraits to Picture
PROCAM Cincinnati & Cincinnati Nature Center will host an informative presentation led by Sigma Pro David Fitzsimmons on photographing beautiful, peculiar critters on Friday, April 12th, 2019 in Milford, OH.
Nature & Macro Photography Workshops
Hunt’s Photo will host a two-day workshop on nature and macro photography led by Sigma Pro Roman Kurywczak on April 13-14th, 2019 in North Conway, NH.
North Conway Grand Hotel – 72 Common Court, Conway, NH 03860
Portrait Photography Workshop
Hunt’s Photo will host a two-day portrait photography workshop led by Sigma Pro Judy Host on April 27-28th, 2019 in Hamden, CT.
Whitney Center – 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden, CT
Sports Photography Workshop
San Jose Camera & Video will host a sports photography workshop with Sigma’s Lew Held followed by hands-on shooting of the San Jose Giants as they play the Stockton Ports on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 in San Jose, CA.
About Sigma Dealer Workshops
Designed in collaboration with Sigma dealers around the country, the program engages photographers eager to learn new techniques and refine their photography skills through a series of classroom lectures and hands-on workshops. Led by Sigma technical representatives and photography experts, each workshop session hones in on a specific genre of photography such as portraiture, landscape, astrophotography and more. Normally a two-day workshop event, day one will focus on theory and educational best practices such as lighting, gear setup, camera settings, lens focal length and more. On day two, attendees put their newly acquired knowledge to the test with immersive hands-on, real world photo shoots and photo walks. Photographers of all skill levels, from novice to professional, are welcome to join in. The upcoming workshops schedule and details, including registration, cost, special promotions and agenda, can be found on the Sigma Events webpage.
About Sigma Corporation
Craftsmanship. Precision. Dedication. Since 1961, Sigma has been devoted to the pursuit of advancing photographic technology. Unique to the industry, the family-owned business produces its high-quality, award-winning still photo and cinema camera lenses, DSLR and mirrorless cameras, flashes, filters and accessories from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Aizu, Japan.
In 2012, the company introduced the Sigma Global Vision with three distinct lens lines: Art, Contemporary and Sport. Designed for industry camera mount systems including Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, Sony and Sigma, each lens is handcrafted and tested in Japan to ensure a high-performance, premium product that is purpose-built to last. In 2016, Sigma entered into the world of cinematography lens production. Embodying the core optical DNA that has defined the Sigma benchmark of excellence, the cine lenses meet the needs of advanced 6k and 8k cinema production.
Sigma continues its tradition of imaging excellence with the mirrorless sd Quattro, sd Quattro H and the compact dp Quattro camera line. Leveraging the ultra-high resolution Foveon sensor, the Sigma Quattro cameras are designed to produce the highest quality image with every shot.