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27 September 2018

Sigma has announced its Lens Workshops lineup for October, inviting photographers in New York, California, Virginia and Wisconsin to take advantage of versatile training, hands-on experience with Sigma lenses and networking opportunities available to them in their backyard.

Normally two-day workshop events, day one focuses 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 page and in the news release below.

Sigma Announces Its October Lens Workshops Lineup

Carefully curated along with Sigma nationwide dealers, these educational and inspirational events focus on teaching various genres of photography through lectures and practical photo walks and shoots, bringing the photo community closer together

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. -- Sigma Corp. of America has announced its Lens Workshops lineup for October, inviting photographers in New York, California, Virginia and Wisconsin to take advantage of versatile training, hands-on experience with Sigma lenses and networking opportunities available to them in their backyard.

Sigma's October Lens Workshops Lineup include:

Sports Photography Workshop at B&H

Sigma's Marc Farb will lead a packed workshop at B&H on Oct. 3 in New York. Marc is an experienced instructor and photography enthusiast with over 30 years of professional experience.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. -- Sports 102 -- Attendees will learn the tools and techniques to make sports images more impactful from capture to final print
  • Wednesday, Oct. 3, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. -- Photo Walk on the High Line -- Marc will lead a photo walk to the High Line to put the tools he taught to use
  • Wednesday, Oct. 3 2:00 to -3:00 p.m. -- Q&A at B&H -- Marc will be available to answer any remaining lens questions at B&H

B&H, 420 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001

Free. Register Here

Workshops at Samy's Camera

Sigma's Jared Ivy will lead a two-day workshop at Samy's Camera and Peterson Automotive Museum from Oct. 6-7 in Los Angeles, CA. With over 20 years of professional experience, Jared loves traveling and teaching various photography genres, including architecture, fashion, portraiture, product and nature.

  • Saturday, Oct. 6, 11:00a.m. to 12:00 p.m. -- Sports Action 101 -- Attendees are invited to this informative workshop to learn how to shoot better images for fast action sports and what Sigma lenses are best for each shot. Free. Register Here
  • Saturday, Oct. 6, 1:00-2:00 p.m. -- Street & Urban Landscape -- This lecture will focus on gear and settings that will best assist in capturing urban beauty. Free. Register Here
  • Saturday, Oct. 6, 3:00-4:00 p.m. -- Visual Storytelling -- Attendees will learn how to capture authentic and candid images of their subjects while visually painting a narrative to engage their viewers. This workshop will cover techniques to deliver more impactful photos that can be applied to editorial assignments, commercial lifestyle campaigns or personal work. Free. Register Here
  • Sunday, Oct. 7, 11:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m. -- Portraiture Lecture & Live Model Shoot -- This workshop at Petersen Automotive Museum will focus on how to purposely illustrate a subject and their personality using different lenses while incorporating backgrounds and posing. The workshop will highlight both traditional and environmental portraits in studio and outdoors, whether using artificial or natural lighting. $24.99; Register Here

Samy's Camera LA, 475 S. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Macro Photography Workshop and Scavenger Hunt at Ace Photo

Sigma's Marc Farb will lead a two-day macro photography workshop at Ace Photo from Oct. 7-8 in Ashburn, VA.

  • Saturday, Oct. 6, 1:00-2:30 p.m. -- Macro Photography Class -- Marc Farb will provide an informative lecture on how to choose a macro lens, the proper accessories and the right environment for macro photography.
  • Sunday, Oct. 7, 10:00a.m. to 1:00 p.m. -- Scavenger Hunt Photo Walk -- Participants will meet at the Lucketts Market for a Scavenger Hunt Photo Walk with Sigma macro lenses available on loan.

Ace Photo -- 44710 Cape Ct. Suite 122, Ashburn, VA 20147

$24. Register Here

Urban Landscape Workshop at Art's Cameras Plus

Sigma's Brian Matsumoto will lead a two-day Intro to Street Photography workshop at Art's Cameras Plus from Oct. 12-13 in Greenfield, WI.

  • Friday, Oct. 12, 4:00-5:00 p.m. -- Street Photography Class -- This visual course will cover the fundamentals of photographing urban landscape, how to make visual sense of streets around you and how to choose the best lenses and camera settings to capture them.
  • Friday, Oct. 12, 1:00pm-2:00 p.m. -- Photo Walk -- Join Brian for a photo walk in the Wauwatosa Village for a hands-on shooting experience with Sigma lenses.
  • Saturday, Oct. 13, -- In-Store Demo Day -- Art's Cameras Plus will host an in-store demo with Brian where he'll showcase Sigma's lens lineup and answer questions.

Art's Camera Plus, 4981 S 76th Street, Greenfield, WI 53220
Class & Photo Walk: $49. Register Here

Photo Walk Only: $25. Register Here

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