Sigma announces 5 workshops for July, featuring presentations & chances to try Sigma’s latest lenses


posted Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 1:15 PM EDT


This coming July, Sigma will be hosting five unique hands-on workshops across the United States where photographers of all levels will be able to attend presentations and try out Sigma's latest and most popular lenses.

The workshop series kicks off in Amherst, MA at the New England Camera Club Conference and at the Geneseo Air Show in Geneseo, NY on July 12, 13 and 14. In Amherst, attendees will be able to see the newest promotions with Hunt's Photo, try out lenses and learn about macro, portrait and insect photography with expert-led presentations. Meanwhile, at the Geneseo Air Show, visitors can meet with Sigma representatives and try out Sigma lenses for photographing the air show, including the new Sigma 60-600mm lens.

On July 20 and 21, photographers near Royal Oak, Michigan can visit the Woodward Camera Zoo Safari to meet with Sigma and try out various zoom lenses, including the 60-600mm and learn more about photographing animals. On July 21 in Santa Rosa, CA, attendees of the Photo Safari with Shutterbug Camera will have their own chance to use the latest Sigma lenses to photograph animals and participate in a photo safari. This Photo Safari workshop will be followed by a group dinner and photo review.

Behind the scenes shot from a Sigma workshop with Marc Farb in New York City

Finally, in Muskegon, MI on July 26 and 27, The Camera Shop-Muskegon will be hosting Sigma Pro Dave FitzSimmons for a pair of animal photography workshops. The first workshop will focus on macro insect photography and the second will focus on dog photography techniques, featuring a demonstration with local rescue shelter dogs. Attendees will be able to try out lenses such as the Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary and the 35mm Art prime lens.

Full details about the workshops can be found here. You can also read our coverage of Sigma lenses by clicking here.