The Sigma 135mm F1.8 DG Art: A First-Look by Ryan Brown


The Sigma 135mm F1.8 DG Art
A First-Look by Ryan Brown

… I had the chance to photograph two different models with the 135mm Art series lens.  One of my favorite ways to photograph a model is to keep the camera level while lowering the entire camera.  This gives the appearance of more power to the model.  When looking at the portraits, you will notice that the 135mm focal length creates a great amount of compression with the subject to the background.  The bokeh of this focal length with its wide f/1.8 aperture creates a stunning, almost surreal quality to the background.  In addition to the background, I photographed the female model with flowers in the foreground.  With the thin depth of field at f/2.5 this image shows the blurred foreground and background that draws your eye into the subject. …

The 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art lens on a Portrait Shoot!
by Ryan Brown

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