All posts by Lars

A dream come true for all book worms

A couple of days ago I had the chance to visit the Austrian National Library with my camera, the Canon 5D Mark III. As I entered the luxurious grand hall of the library I was absolutely flabbergasted. I didn’t know what I or my camera should focus on first. In every corner there were meters ...

Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 Sports to be announced ahead of Photokina and new firmware for sd Quattro (H)

The Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 Sports is a favorite of various rumor websites. It’s a lens that still has not hit the market, despite said websites posting that “it will be announced soon” numerous times in the past two year. According to photorumors.com it’s different this time around and it will be announced for sure ahead ...

Lisbette Model

Today I’d like to present you another photographer whose career and biography really impress me: Lisette Model (1901-1983). The Vienna-born photographer is considered a pioneer in Street Photography and fascinates me because she developed her very unique, then quite unusual style and never gave up on it. “Never take a picture of something that doesn’t ...

Cocktails, deck chairs and a summer feeling

I know I’m repeating myself, but the weather, which has been making us so happy for the past few days, is so incredibly nice! I almost feel as if we skipped springtime and started right into the summer – for me this is not a big problem at all. 😉 Last Friday I was at ...

Researcher develop self-powered micro-sensor

Researcher at the University of Michigan, Euisik Yoon and Sung-Yun Park, have developed a tiny image sensor, which doesn’t need an external source of power. Measuring less than a millimeter, this micro-sensor can be used just about anywhere. After all it literally only needs light in order to take photos. Image source: University of Michigan ...

Wes Anderson

Hey guys, we love photography – but every once in a while we like reach out for more and enjoy the art of filmmaking. Today I don’t want to present you a photographer, but an amazing film director! I’m talking about Wes Anderson. In my eyes he masters the interplay with colors and contrasts in ...

Perspective matters – Setinthestreet

Perspective matters – as photography fans and photo enthusiasts we probably know this already in one way or another. One guy, who highlights a totally new aspect of perspective, is Justin Bettman. His photo project SetintheStreet reminds us of the fact that not everything is the way it seems and that in the world of ...

Photo Books Nature

Hey guys, today I want to talk to you about books, or to be more exact, about photo books and albums. Of course, we all like to take pictures on our own, but I bet you enjoy browsing impressive photo books as much as I do! That’s why I kept thinking about telling you a ...

Sigma 100-400mm 5-6.3 DG HSM OS C going to the Zoo

If you live in a big city the local zoo is often the most suitable place to test out a new telephoto lens. Thanks to a wide range of motifs and enclosures of different sizes it’s perfect for getting a clear picture of the new toy’s imaging performance at different focusing distances. As you can ...

The truth behind the picture

We all know that picture. Revolutionary Che Guevara in a thinking pose with a military beret on his head. There’s no doubt that this is the most popular photo of him and one of the best known images of all times. But what and who really is the person behind that picture? The photo, which ...