“There is more that unites us than sets us apart.” – Portrait of Humanity Award

“There is more that unites us than sets us apart.” The motto of the Portrait of Humanity Award is as up-to-date as ever. In times where all over the world distinctions between US and THE OTHERS, boundaries and fears of differences have become a number 1 topic, we really need more of such projects as ...

These are my YouTube tips for you!

Few months ago I showed you some of my favorite YouTube channels dealing with photography and editing. On this platform you can very easily discover a lot of informative and interesting videos or just learn new things and get inspired more easily and for free. In my opinion this is a great possibility to keep ...

A paradise for photographers – ICELAND

Hey guys, Today I don’t want to write a lot but simply let my photos speak for themselves. I took them during the past two weeks in my new favorite country. No typical holiday destination, but in any case a true paradise for all lovers of nature and photo enthusiasts. Iceland proved to me that ...

Does beard lapse mean anything to you?

I’ve seen several time lapse videos, in which photographers record via selfies or portrait shots certain longer lasting and therefore difficult to perceive changes, such as the growing up of their children. But seeing someone record growing a long beard over a longer period of time is a first for me. And this is exactly ...

Do’s and don’ts in architectural photography

Photographers who deal with the subject of architectural photography, have to pay attention to some essential things in their pictures. In general, every building, no matter how old, can be used as a motif. Ultimately, this depends on the desired image statement. We have summarized the most important do's and don'ts on architecture photography here. ...

NEAT Projects 2 – A dream come true for all travel photographers

We know it all too well. You’re on vacation and have been looking forward to a certain monument or a certain view you’ve seen in so many calendar pictures or on Instagram, and then you’re standing right in front and can’t even see the sight because of all the crowds of people! This particular problem ...

Sharpness comparison part 2: Sigma 100-400mm vs 135mm F1.8 Art

Like with my prior Sigma 100-400mm C vs 135mm f/1.8 Art comparison, where I was comparing their respective sharpness at close-up range, I’ve decided to not only shoot at the same aperture but to shoot photos with the prime lens at those apertures which the zoom is lacking and compare the results to the zoom’s ...

Through the wind and the rain

While other people enjoy spending their summer vacation in deckchairs on warm and sunny beaches with a cool refreshing drink and a book in their hands, this year I decided to do the opposite. This year my plans took me to Iceland, a destination that’s been on my mind for a very long time. Instead ...

An EISA Award for SIGMA

By now probably all of you are familiar with the EISA Award. But just to help you remember: EISA is an association of 53 professional magazines from 25 European countries. The association is mainly known for its award that is given every year. The editors-in-chief of all EISA membership magazines get together to decide about ...

How far to go for the perfect shot?

By now we’ve often heard them. The stories of people who, as they try to create the perfect selfie, risk their lives, take incredible risks and often die tragically. Every time I hear such a story I really have doubts about the evolution of mankind. To die for a picture of yourself? This idea probably ...

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