Category: Macro

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 ...

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A sea of flowers in the park as test objects for the SIGMA 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM

Not so long ago I could hold the SIGMA 24-70mm f/2.8 lens in my hands. Of course, I couldn’t resist, grabbed it and walked right to the nearest park. The evening sun was stroking the lush green of the summer trees and the meadows and long-necked colorful flowers were blowing in the soft breeze. “Make ...

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A lens put to the acid test – the SIGMA Art 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM

As you can certainly remember, the SIGMA Art 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens has been tested twice already under different conditions. Here comes the third practical test. First I tested the lens during a visit in the zoo, another time during a walk at night as I was searching for the colorful shining city lights ...

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All is colorful

For a couple of years now I’ve been living in the city. And it’s always a great surprise for me when from one day to another spring expels winter. A day earlier everything was still completely gray – the houses, the streets, the sky, and the clothes of the people who rush to make their ...

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Tender heralds of spring

The first warm sun beams, the first colorful dots on the brown lawn in the park, for the first time a desire for ice-cream, enjoying your first coffee outside on the marketplace – spring is near. And there’s no nicer season of the year for playing on your camera with the tiny, tender first blossom ...

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Photowalk with the Sigma 70-200 mm F2,8 EX DG OS HSM

Hey guys, After my last photo walks and reviews led me through the streets of Marrakech, this week it was time again to take a tour through the local forests. Winter is about to fade away and the sun comes back for a few hours as the sunbeams warm our skin again. The last snow ...

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The smell of cookies and a Christmas atmosphere

Only one more night and Christmas Eve is here! Who of you already has bought and wrapped the largest number of presents, baked cookies, listened to Christmas carols or simply enjoyed the atmosphere of these special days? I certainly have – only yesterday I baked different Christmas cookies with some ambitious helpers. “Linzer Augen”, Points ...

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APOY 2016 – Penny Halsall is the winner

I’m a big fan of all kinds of photo awards and competitions and I’m always looking forward to the moment they announce the winner. There is more than one reason for my enthusiasm, but one of the main reasons is definitely, that thanks to these awards and competitions I keep discovering inspiring photo artists. A ...

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Rainy autumn days

It’s autumn. And it’s rainy. I like the fresh and cool air. And although I enjoy walking outside in the sun and prefer my warm and cozy apartment when the weather isn’t so nice, I often pull myself together and jump out of my house. With my camera bag and a big umbrella I love ...

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Tips & tricks in wildlife photography:

Hey guys, it’s me again, Tamara. Today I went for a little walk. I felt like taking pictures of animals and telling you a couple of tips and tricks on how you can take great wildlife photos by using simple methods. Unfortunately, I only came across some chickens on my little tour. Apparently the horses, ...