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 first making-of pictures in the new Pirelli Calendar 2018

Everyone who’s a bit interested in photography will come across this particular calendar: Of course, I’m talking about the Pirelli Calendar! This exclusive photo calendar, which is edited by Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli, was published for the first time in 1964. The calendar can’t be bought like any other product but is exclusively delivered to ...

In every detail: Todd McLellan

  Canadian photographer Todd McLellan uses his origins from a home full of technicians and engineers to create a very special still life. In his photo series “Things Come Apart”, he uses very ordinary everyday items to arrange them in order to create photographic works of art. For this purpose the Canadian takes them apart ...

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 ...

SIGMA Global Vision

  Have you ever heard of SIGMA Global Vision? You haven’t? I’ll explain it to you in today’s article. SIGMA Global Vision is the company’s philosophy. It contains the quality standards SIGMA has created for itself. Beyond that, different product series also play a major role as well as the service the company offers. In ...

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 ...

Martijn van Oers and the mystery of 70-year-old photographs

As you probably already know, I’m a big fan of antique photographs. It’s one of my biggest dreams to discover an old, not developed film one day and to see photographs from a past era, pictures nobody has ever seen before. That’s been one of my childhood fantasies. And that’s why I’m regularly searching flea ...

The perfect picture

I’m pretty sure, all of us, who are really into photography and spend a lot of time with it, have this one photo, which required so much more work and patience than all the other ones. This one photo and the perfect vision of it stuck in your head for such a long time. Turning ...

SIGMA NEWS – Updates

When it comes to innovations and new releases in the camera- and lens manufacturing world, the summer months are usually a slack period. This also accounts for SIGMA - nevertheless the SIGMA developing Team worked on a few improvements over the last month. Today I’d like to let you know about those. Especially owners of ...

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