Tag: macro photography

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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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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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Experiences with the Sigma 18-250mm F3, 5-6, 3 DC Macro OS HSM

Without a zoom lens it is difficult to capture all of the amazing things on a journey. If you do not want to switch from one lens to another you got to get a lens which offers a wide range of opportunities. I did not have such an all-rounder, so I figures I needed to ...

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Lens review:  18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM 

Hey guys, a couple of days ago I borrowed the new SIGMA 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 Macro OS HSM lens to take a closer look at it. 🙂 Some specifications in brief: It’s a lens suitable for APS-C cameras With a focal length of 18-300mm wide-angle photos and telephotos can be shot When you include the crop ...

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Tips and tricks in macro photography

Hey everybody! I'm Tamara. Me and my friend Beatrice have the honor to continue the blog of our beloved Lars! I want to start right away with introducing a new format today, I really hope you like it! 🙂 From today, I’ll add a tips & tricks series to my reviews, news and photo walks. In ...

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A walk in the rain with the SIGMA 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro lens

A couple of days ago I told you about myself being a great fan of the SIGMA 105mm f/2.8 Macro lens! Actually I wanted to start something totally new on this blog today, it’s got something to do with tips. 🙂  I wanted to give you general tips & tricks on certain topics / fields ...

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Sigma 20mm/f1.4 First Impressions

Being a proud owner of the Sigma 105mm/f2.8 Macro lens, the decision to buy the Sigma 20mm/f1.4 DG HSM was some kind of a turnaround. Being an enthusiastic macro and portrait photographer I finally took this decision after a friend had returned from his vacation with exciting outdoor-pictures taken with this lens. The ultra wide-angle ...

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Springtime Macro Photography with Sigma 105mm/2.8 + Canon 70D

Taking along my Canon 70D and my beloved 105mm Art DG HSM Macro lens I went out into the green countryside to enjoy the nice weather outside. Up to now I have mainly captured impressions of food and details of the interior, but with the spring sun coming out I got inspired and motivated to ...