Post your five favourite Sigma photographs of 2013 here!

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Post your five favourite Sigma photographs of 2013 here!
7 months ago

Please post your favourite Sigma photographs of 2013 here!  It doesn't have to be the best composition, technique or the most popular- only that it was memorable for any reason.

Here are mine (All SD1M):

This was taken on one of the last warm days at the start of autumn.  I always find it adds to the experience when standing hip high in water.  Unfortunately I couldn't find a suitable rock under the sliding sands, so I couldn't use as slow a shutter as I would have liked.

This was memorable because within minutes of this photo the storm in the distance rolled in and the sky started casting sheets of stinging rain.  I didn't bring a waterproof cover (and I hate wiping down the lens after every shot or seeing droplets hit the filter mid exposure!)  so I clumsily stuffed the camera into a jacket and slid back to the sandy shore.

Returning to the same beach a few months later (as you can see the weather hadn't improved), this photograph was equal parts fun and frustrating; you can just make out in the horizon (or maybe not at this resolution) two Southern Right Whales.  I hadn't expected them and was stuck shooting rocks with the trusty 10-20mm ultrawide.

Memorable only because I narrowly avoided getting the SD1M swamped by a wave in this long exposure by desperately pulling the tripod out of the water :)!

The opaline water here made for a very fun shoot, enhanced considerably by the fact that it had been a while since I had leave.

Have a great end of 2013 everyone and best wishes for 2014.

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