Category: Nature

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 ...

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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 ...

Ja Soon Kim

It’s quite interesting what can have a calming effect on us. Whale songs, classical music, yoga, a hot cup of tea and pictures of flowers and leaves. Yes, the pictures of flowers and leaves taken by Ja soon Kim and nicely arranged eradiate something visually very soothing. Her compositions are very clear, meticulous and structured ...

The best astro-photographers

Every year the Royal Greenwich Observatory awards the best astronomical photographer of the year! More than 3,500 pictures from photographers all around the globe are submitted every year. Some days ago a first selection was published. As the name tells us, astro-photography is a method in photography with which you can show stars, fog and ...

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 ...

The colors of the desert

When you come from a country like I do, where green and blue are clearly the most dominating colors, you will hardly be able to imagine that elsewhere humans and animals live in landscapes that may seem a bit hostile and perhaps even scary to us. As a child I felt that way when I ...

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 ...

A nice walk on mild summer evenings

  A summer we haven’t had for a long time. The perfect weather allows us to bathe longer in the sun and refresh ourselves by jumping into the cool water. With very hot temperatures outside in particular we also look forward to the cooler hours in the evening. Mild summer evenings let us go for ...