Category: DSLR

Wild chase

Autumn has arrived way too soon. And it really caught me by surprise. From sunny Vienna I went to Berlin. And yeah, summer in Berlin wasn’t a real summer anyways. The first leaves were falling down on the streets and I was feeling cold in my summer clothes. But Berlin was beautiful nonetheless. It always ...

Guest contribution – Ines Futterknecht Photography

Hello fellow photo enthusiasts. This month I have the honor to write a guest contribution for the fotogenerell blog. My name is Ines Futterknecht, I’m 23 years old and photography has been part of my life for most of my life. It all started with the small orange analogue camera my parents gave me for ...

A lens review of SIGMA’s Art giants The SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM and the SIGMA 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM

You’ve surely noticed how much we love the great lenses of the Art series: the SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 and the SIGMA 50mm f/1.4. In today’s article you will find images comparing both lenses and showing the same subjects shot under the same technical and lighting conditions. The focus in the pictures concerns the level of ...

On a discovery tour in the world of nature and animals

Hiking through a wild and romantic gorge across trails and stairs to enjoy Kneipp baths and a scenic view as well as the calming sounds of nature has once again drawn me to the countryside. Far from many holiday destinations you can also spend a wonderful time in the nearby regions of your own country. ...

Isn’t home (sometimes) just the nicest place to be?

I love and live life in the city. I like the chaos, the bustling, the buzz, the openness and the anonymity an urban environment offers. However, I can’t fully deny I’m a country girl. Because sometimes the sounds of the sirens just doesn’t remind me of fulfilling my childhood dream of living in a city ...

Trip to the Chianti region

Hey guys, Today I invite you on a small trip to the Chianti region which inspires us to enjoy and dream away. Not without any reason, Tuscany is one of the most popular holiday regions! The Italian province enchants us with its cultural capital and birth city of Renaissance, Florence. The mediaeval towns of Siena ...

An enchanted world of mountains

Hello everybody, This month it’s me writing a guest article on fotogenerell. My name is Anna and photography is my big passion which, along with my expertise and experience, has increased in many aspects over the past few years during my studies. In this article I’ll take you to an enchanted world of mountains which ...

Shortly before the storm

  When it’s hot outside, I can hardly resist the temptation of renouncing my camera, of escaping the bustling city and riding my bike to the riverside to go for a swim. Relaxing summer afternoons with friends are the best thing… So it’s even better to feel the cool air of an approaching storm after ...

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Cool refreshments for hot summer days

What’s the secret for a nice summer evening with friends? Cool drinks in all colors and flavors. Last time I took you along my baking procedure on a picturesque culinary tour. Today I’ll offer you some cool refreshment for hot summer days. And there’s nothing better for this than cool drinks. Fruity, fresh and cool ...

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Product photography – what’s better?

Today we’ll compare two different SIGMA top lenses and three different focal lengths. We shall examine diverse aspects regarding technology and aesthetic features while focusing on product photography. Lens 1: SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM; Focal length: 35mm Lens 2: SIGMA 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM; Focal length: 24mm und 70mm Comparing the two lenses ...