Ronkonkoma, NY—Sigma Corporation of America announced its Dealer Workshop lineup for the month of November. They comprise various workshops for photographers along with several special hands-on events for the Sigma fp launch.
Hosted by Sigma dealers around the country, these special fp launch events are an opportunity for creatives to try the native L-mount full-frame mirrorless camera. In addition, they can explore Sigma’s Art lenses in the L mount.
Moreover, in collaboration with Sigma dealers nationwide, the Sigma Dealer Workshop program engages photographers through a mix of classroom lectures, hands-on workshops and real-world shoots. They are led by Sigma technical representatives as well as photography experts. In addition, the workshop topics cover popular photography genres; they include astrophotography, landscape and portraiture.
Furthermore, photographers of all skill levels, from novice to professional, are welcome to attend. Sigma Dealer Workshop schedules and logistics, including registration, cost, special promotions and agenda, can be found on the Sigma Events web page.
Sigma fp Launch Events
The following Sigma fp launch events are scheduled
- B&H Photo & Video, New York City, NY: November 5, 2019
- Bedford’s, Little Rock, AR: November 7, 2019
- Hunt’s Photo & Video, Melrose, MA: November 8, 2019
- Bedford’s, Oklahoma City, OK: November 9, 2019
- Pixel Connection, Avon, OH: November 9, 2019
- Focus Camera, Brooklyn, NY: November 26, 2019
Event attendees can take the ultracompact fp camera and L-mount lenses for a test-drive at the shooting bays. Shooting set ups also are provided for both cine and still applications.
ShutterFest Project Lunacy 2019 with B&H Photo Video and Tempe Camera
• Where: Phoenix, Arizona
• When: November 5–7, 2019
Attendees can visit the Sigma table at the ShutterFest Project Lunacy to see the entire lineup of Sigma lenses. In addition, Sigma lenses will be available on loan for hands-on training sessions. Attendees can try the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 for portraits or the Sigma 14mm f.1.8 for wider shots.
Focus Camera Loft Event | Featuring Sony, Sigma and Profoto
• Where: Brooklyn, New York
• When: November 7, 2019
Join Focus Camera and Sigma for a night of hands-on lens demos and photography. Try out the latest Sigma lenses in professionally lit shooting stations. Whoever captures the best shot of the night will go home with a special prize. In addition, the event features Q&As with special guests, including a Sigma Pro: Liam Doran, a professional sports and outdoor photographer.
Sales Days at Service Photo
• Where: Baltimore, Maryland
• When: November 8–9, 2019
Join Service Photo for their multiple demo days, featuring Sigma reps Karen Hart and Marc Farb. See the latest lineup of Sigma lenses in person, get a hands on demo and ask the reps about exclusive Sigma sales at Service Photo.
• Where: Miami, Florida
• When: November 15–17, 2019
AVC is a comprehensive expo for anyone interested in photo, video and visual storytelling. Visitors can attend classes and seminars as well as stop by the Sigma table to see its lens lineup. Sigma technical rep Brett Wells will also explain the Sigma sales promos at AudioVideo Communication during the expo.
For customer appreciation day, attendees will have access to free sensor cleanings (limit one camera). In addition, they can see demos from the top equipment manufacturers, get lunch from on-site food trucks and win prizes. Attendees can view Sigma lenses and talk to technical representative Marc Farb about Sigma sales promos.
Festival of the Cranes 2019 with Hunt’s Photo
• Where: San Antonio, New Mexico
• When: November 20–23
The Festival of the Cranes is one of the most celebrated birding festivals in the country. Moreover, throughout the festival, attendees have the chance to take classes led by Sigma pro Roman Kurywczak. Topics will range from night photography to capturing birds in flight. Sigma technical rep Jared Ivy will also assist in lens choices.
Customer Appreciation Day at Ace Photo
• Where: Ashburn, Virginia
• When: November 23, 2019
Ace Photo will offer special pricing on Sigma lenses. Sigma rep Marc Farb also will answer any questions.
Sigma Photo Walk at Robinson Preserve with Johnson PhotoImaging
• Where: Bradenton, Florida
• When: November 22–23, 2019
Join Sigma rep Brett Wells at Robinson Preserve for a 90-minute photo walk. Wells will have Sigma loaner lenses available; they will include the Sigma 70–200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens. On Saturday, November 23, Wells will also host a review session from the photo walk.
Cash for Cameras Trade-In Event with B&C Camera
• Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
• When: November 23–24, 2019
Attendees can trade in or sell old or unwanted camera gear during this two-day trade-in event at B&C Camera. In addition, visit the Sigma counter and talk to Sigma rep Mike Hill about the latest lenses and exclusive sales during the event.
Allen’s Camera is teaming with Sigma to host a Loaner Lens Event at Conowingo Dam along the Susquehanna River in Maryland. Try one of Sigma’s telephoto lenses while photographing majestic bald eagles feeding and nesting along the river. The event is free; meet Allen’s staff and Sigma representatives at the Shuresville Landing along the water’s edge.
Pictures and Portraits | Sigma fp Camera Launch Event at Focus Camera
• Where: Brooklyn, New York
• When: November 26, 2019
Join Sigma tech rep and photographer Marc Farb for a fun evening and hands-on learning experience. Farb will have a host of lenses from the Sigma lineup in Canon, Sony and Nikon mounts. Attendees can also test different focal length lenses and see how they impact photography. Moreover, visitors can try out the new Sigma fp and L-mount lenses at the shooting bays.