Autumn portraits

A couple of days ago I took you to meadows covered by the mist on a rainy, murky walk through the forest. I showed you all the wonderful facets this season offers. However, on my long walk my focus was not only nature itself. I was accompanied by a friend who also posed as a ...

“People Matching Artworks”

By chance I came across the photographer Stefan Draschan some days ago, a man who obviously spends a lot of time in the museums I also enjoy visiting every now and then. On his blog “People Matching Artworks”, the Austrian photographer presents photos where people form a symbiotic relationship with the pictures. Do the colors ...

Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN C – official info on price and release date

On the 26th of October Sigma has made an announcement that it’s developing a 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary, a new lens for micro four thirds and Sony E mounts. At that time RRP and release date were not yet disclosed. Due to its large aperture and the fact, that neither of the two systems ...

The gray autumn is back

It feels as if autumn has just arrived and its most beautiful aspects, the colorful leaves hanging on the trees, the warm sun and the wonderful soft autumn light have gone way too soon. A couple of days ago, as I looked out of my window, I realized that this part of the season will ...

Baobabs

Bao what? Some of you may certainly wonder when reading this title. Even I hadn’t been familiar with that name until now. Few of you may know the scientific name Adansonia. One of my aunts has one of these exotic trees in her garden and proudly presents it every time we visit her. However, it ...

I’m back!

One and a half years ago several blows of fate had forced me to give up my beloved hobbies – blogging as well as photography. Like many people tend to approach such situations, I had also given up on everything non-essential and focused upon the truly important things in life. Since I stopped blogging, Tamara ...

Brent Stirton wins the Wildlife Photographer of the year Award 2017

This year’s winning image of the Wildlife Photographer Award is not any image you would enjoy watching. With his photo Brent Stirton – a big name among wildlife photographers – wanted to draw our attention to something which, unfortunately, is still a reality: hunting and the extinction of animal species caused by it. Currently rhinos ...

Chernobyl is home.

Chernobyl – no matter if someone was already born at the time of the disaster or was born only later, every one of us can relate to Chernobyl in some way. Although the world of those days was shaken by the nuclear disaster and even many years later the name of the nuclear plant gives ...

Robert Frank

Today I’d like to introduce you to another big name on the list of the most important photographers of our time. He belongs to the photographic scene of Henri Cartier Bresson and Joe Meyerowitz and is as impressive: Robert Frank is a Swiss-American photographer, film director and cameraman who became internationally famous especially thanks to ...

The art of cleaning up

Today I’d like to show you my latest art/photography discovery: Ursus Wehrli is called the “Monk” of photographers – but take a look for yourselves! Ursus Wehrli is a Swiss comedian, a visual artist, a photographer and an action artist. He worked as a typographer and was widely discussed because of his project “The Art ...

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