Christmas 2023

SIGMA Holiday Gift Guide

SIGMA Holiday Gift Guide – Christmas 2023

- SIGMA Nordic

Christmas is getting closer, and maybe you´re hoping for a SIGMA Christmas gift or two under the tree this year! Maybe you have a photographer in the family who would be extra happy with a new lens to start the new Chrisyear? Finding the right lens for the right occasion isn´t always that easy, with a lot to choose from, but we´re here to help! We wanted to take the opportunity to suggest some of our favorites. 

For the Action seeker, Sports photographer

SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 | Sports

When shooting fast-moving objects, like an ice hockey game, race cars, bikers, or skiers, you need a lens where you can count on the incredibly fast autofocus, every time. You want to be certain that the sharpness is there, exactly where you want it to be, with high quality results when you really need it. 

The SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 | Sports is a sharp, fast, and versatile lens, perfect for sports photography, but also great for both landscapes and portraits. 

SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS | Sports, Basith Paykat

For the Adventurer

SIGMA 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 | Sports 
SIGMA 150-600mm F4.5-6.3 | Sports

Extensive reach, a lightweight design, and optical stabilization – three things you need in a lens out in nature, photographing wildlife. 

A high level of image quality, sharp images and dust and splash-proof, all features of SIGMA’s ultra-telephoto zooms SIGMA 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 | Sports and SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 | Sports.

SIGMA 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN OS | Sports, Andrew James

SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Sports, Simon Roy

For the Astrophotographer

SIGMA 14mm F1.4 | Art
SIGMA 20mm F1.4 | Art

To get great photos of a starry sky, and to capture the little light that is available, you´ll need the sharpest and brightest lens you can find. You´ll also want an ultra-wide-angle lens to capture as much of the sky in the picture as possible.

Both the SIGMA 14mm F1.4 | Art and the SIGMA 20mm F1.4 | Art are ultimate lenses for astrophotography, regardless of if you want to capture a starry sky or the beautiful, dancing auroras across the night sky. Outstanding optical quality and breathtaking sharpness across the entire image makes them an ultimate choice for astrophotographers. 

SIGMA 14mm F1.4 DG DN | Art, Kagaya

SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG DN | Art, Numazawa Shigemi

For the Content Creator & Travel Photographer

SIGMA 10-18mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary
SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary

When creating online content, you want equipment that is compact and lightweight but still reliable when it comes to image quality. Small lenses with a great versatility, that can stay on your camera as much as possible, without having to switch lenses all the time. 

The SIGMA 10-18mm F2.8 | Contemporary is the ultra-wide angle zoom perfect for video and vlogging. But thanks to its ultra-wide focal length, it is also perfect for landscapes, street and travel. 
SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 | Contemporary is also the perfect landscape, portrait, street, architecture and event lens, and a perfect combination with the 10-18mm. A perfect kit of compact, lightweight lenses with superb image quality, for APS-C cameras.

SIGMA 10-18mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary, Johannes Hulsch

SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary. Andrew Stripp

For the Portrait Photographer

SIGMA 85mm F1.4 | Art

When shooting portraits, you want the model to be sharp, but with a beautifully blurry background. There are many different options to go for when shooting portraits, but we´re going to go with our all-time portrait favorite – the SIGMA 85mm F1.4 | Art.

This award-winning lens, with its beautiful, rich bokeh, will allow the subjects to stand out in a complementary fashion. This ultimate portrait lens is both lightweight and compact, with a high-speed autofocus and a bright aperture of F1.4. 

SIGMA 85mm F1.4 DG DN | Art & SIGMA 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art

For the Explorer

SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 | Art

For photographers who wants to spend a lot of time outside, capturing one beautiful landscape after the other, you´ll need an extra wide-angle zoom. 

The SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 | Art is just that, extra wide with a bright F2.8 aperture throughout the entire zoom range gives you outstanding high-resolution image quality. To capture all the beauty nature has to offer. 

SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN | Art, Go Ando

SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art

For the Storyteller

SIGMA 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary

When shooing lifestyle photography, you need something that is compact and lightweight that you´re able to carry with you all the time, but you also need it to perform when it comes to moving subjects, sharpness and without the best lighting every time. 

The SIGMA 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary is the smallest and lightest in its class that proves that you can have it all. A constant F2.8 aperture, a versatile zoom range without having to move too much, and a compact design. All without having to sacrifice the image quality. 

SIGMA 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary, Meg Loeks

For the Wedding photographer

SIGMA  50mm F1.4 | Art
SIGMA 35mm F1.4 | Art

There are many different choices when it comes to wedding photography. You want to capture all the beautiful moments of a wedding day, where sharpness is important, of course, but to also capture the true, loving feeling. A sharp wedding couple, with a beautiful blurry background, for example. 

The SIGMA 50mm F1.4 | Art is a very popular choice for weddings. It´s a fixed lens, which means you have to move around a lot, but that also means that you get creative and trying out different angles. You never have to stand too far away or too close to your couple to get the image you want, and the bokeh is fantastic. The image quality is superb, and it manages to capture that magical feeling that you want. 

Another popular lens perfect for wedding photography is of course the versatile SIGMA 35mm F1.4 | Art to capture both details, preparations, families, portraits, reception photos and more. 

The portrait lens SIGMA 85mm F1.4 | Art is also a great wedding photography lens, as well as the telephoto zoom SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 | Sports where you can play around with the different focal lengths for different results. 

SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG DN | Art, Maike Wittreck

SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art

For the Street photographer

SIGMA  50mm F1.4 | Art
SIGMA 35mm F1.4 | Art

Shooting street photography means that you probably want a very compact lens, that´s easy to carry, that can handle fast movements when a photo needs to be captured right away. 

The SIGMA I series offers nine compact, lightweight primes in all-metal, that works perfect for street photography. Choose between focal lengths from 17mm up to 90mm, easy to find you favorite. Due to the high build quality in all-metal, they offer quality that lasts. 

SIGMA 24mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary, Mats Alfredsson

SIGMA 90mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary, Alexandre Souetre

For the Music Lover

SIGMA  24-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Art
SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Art

For any music lovers that loves to hang out at concerts, and also capture all the magic that goes on up on the stage, you´ll need a sharp lens that can handle the low-light situation. Of course, it´s all about how close you are to the stage, that decides which lens would be the best option.

A great versatile lens would be the SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 | Art with a wide variety of focal lengths to choose from with high resolution and a constant aperture of F2.8 throughout the entire zoom range. A stunning image quality and a beautiful circular bokeh makes this a great choice. 

SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Art

For the Friend of Animals

SIGMA 35mm F1.2 DG DN | Art

Animals aren´t always as easy to work with as humans, when it comes to movement and taking directions. This means that you will need a trustworthy lens that can get you sharp images with a nice looking background. 

The SIGMA 35mm F1.2 | Art has a wide aperture that is great for utilizing any location in front of you. Its shallow depth of field can transform any type of spot or location into a beautiful, blurry background, with the animal being extremely sharp. 

SIGMA 35mm F1.2 DG DN | Art

For the Detail-Oriented

SIGMA 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro | Art

If you want to capture the details of everyday life, you need to be able to get really, really close to the subject and still get that amazing sharpness with the beautiful bokeh.

The SIGMA 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro | Art manages to do exactly that! It boosts your creativity with its versatile working distance and works for both macro, portraits and even wedding photography. 

SIGMA 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro | Art, Heather Larkin

For the Photojournalist

SIGMA 35mm F1.4 | Art

A photojournalist, the most important thing is to capture the situation as true as possible. To do this, you´ll want a lens that is sharp where you need it to be, and that captures everything in the photo that you want. 

The SIGMA 35mm F1.4 | Art is a classic focal length that is also extremely versatile, with an outstanding level of sharpness and exceptional optical performance. Everything you need to capture those documentary moments. SIGMA has a variety of 35mm lenses to choose from where you just have to decide what is most important; compactness or a brighter aperture.

SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG DN | Art, Yessica Duque

For the Beginner

SIGMA 16mm F1.4 | Contemporary
SIGMA 23mm F1.4 | Contemporary
SIGMA 30mm F1.4 | Contemporary
SIGMA 56mm F1.4 | Contemporary

If you want to upgrade your kit lens, and you have no idea of where to start, the bright SIGMA DC DN F1.4 lenses would be a great and affordable choice.

With four different focal lengths to choose from; 16mm F1.4 | Contemporary, 23mm F1.4 | Contemporary, 30mm F1.4 | Contemporary and 56mm F1.4 | Contemporary, these primes are extremely compact and lightweight, bright and with fantastic optical quality, perfect for everyday use. They do come in a wide range of mounts, to fit most photographers, and are some of our most popular lenses. 

SIGMA 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary, SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary and SIGMA 56mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary

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