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Talking Camera Set-ups.

G’day all,

I went and threw the cash at a Sigma Art lens finally. I have been talking about it for months, when trying to decide on which I should get! What a rough couple of months, I tell you. I use the Canon C100 and I wanted some flexibility from wide to standard portrait shots, also wanting to keep it as wide-open as possible. The Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 Art just made me feel the best over the other options. I was a little bit scared buying a Sigma lens, as I have had 3 old EX models in the past and they were OK. The 24-70 f/2.8 was nice but I broke it on a downhill skate competition, which I was really bummed about, actually. A 50-500 “Bigma” f/4-6.3 and that was just too huge for what I did/do. And I forget the other one, but I think it was so shit that I sold it within a week of buying it – too many focusing issues for my liking.

Quality is what I was hunting for, really, in the quest to find such a lens. Money is not really something I care about when getting good tools for my arsenal. So the Sigma won and I have used it on 2 small jobs now and am really surprised at the pro-quality and the feel of this glass.

What I will do in the next weeks is make a short film or music video just using the Sigma and give it a quick run-down of why I think it is such a great little lens for the price. Until then, I will just throw up some pictures of some Behind The Scenes, taken by Annika Greschl, who was assisting me on the STRAMU Festival in Wuerzburg, Germany.

Canon C100 with the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Art and the Røde Wireless Transmitter System and the Røde NTG4 Shotgun Microphone with deadcat on — Broadcast ready.

The serious look … Photo Credit: Annika Greschl

In STRAMU Festival filming, Würzburg, Deutschland. Photo Credit: Annika Greschl

Another angle … Photo Credit: Annika Greschl

Cheers!

Løre Danger, Wue-town 20 Sept, 2017.

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