All posts by Lars

The beginnings of digital photography – Part 2

In the last post of our blog series (https://fotogenerell.com/2018/04/27/die-anfaenge-der-digitalen-fotografie/ ) we were focusing on the beginnings of digital photography. We particularly highlighted the CCD sensor, which was the basis for the development of digital photography, as well as pioneer digital cameras. This article focuses on the history of digital photography from the mid-1990s until today ...

Animal doubles – Krister Sørbø’s “Like Owner, like Dog“

I’m sure most of you are familiar with it. The beginning scene in the Disney movie “101 Dalmatians”, where Pongo walks through the streets with his master Roger and comes across all sorts of dogs with their masters or mistresses. What fascinated me about this scene so much as a child was the fact that ...

Trying out Sigma Photo Pro 6.6

There are many changes with the new 6.6 version of Sigma Photo Pro. Most of the new features (take a look at the change log down below) are supposed to make SPP more versatile and more like Lightroom. But since I prefer to use Adobe’s application for additional editing, I’m going to focus on performance ...

A sea of flowers in Japan – photographed by Yuichi Yokata

When it comes to traveling, I mainly get my inspiration from photos. I’m pretty sure many of you feel the same way. 😉 Since I’m about to plan my next trip, I’ve been spending several weeks clicking through diverse photographic platforms and photo/travel blogs. In springtime, in particular, and during the popular cherry blossom season ...

Lightroom tips and tricks

Hey guys, If you enjoy taking pictures a lot and work with your camera intensively, there’ll be no way around image editing sooner or later. Maybe, as you play around with colors, brightness and contrasts, you will discover one more passion – at least that’s what happened to me. 😉 While editing you get the ...

Sigma USA announces MSRP and availability of 70mm F2.8 Macro Art

According to canonrumors.com Sigma Corporation of America has announced the MSRP and availability of its 70mm F2.8 Macro Art lens in a press release today. According to that the three variants of the lens will not be made available at the same time. The version for the Canon EF mount will arrive first at the ...

Lost Places – intrigued by decay

For quite some time the fascination for abandoned places, widely known as Lost Places, has increased. More and more adventurers and photographers worldwide are looking for these mysterious locations. Urban Exploration (the urban version of the Lost Places cult) has almost become a trend and mainly photographers publishing their discoveries on social media platforms or ...

Bear kills man during a selfie attempt

  © Petapixel On Wednesday a man in India was killed by a bear, after attempting to shoot a selfie with the wild animal. As the newspaper Hindustan Times reports, the entire thing took place in the Indian state of Odisha. A man by the name of Prabhu Bhatara was returning home with some fiends ...

With the sweet tooth

Hello, dear ones, today I have a treat for all sweet lovers among you - I was on the road in Upper Austria's capital Linz and had the opportunity to take a look over the shoulders of the manufacturers at a small candy manufactory. There, a wide variety of sweets and lollipops are created, even ones ...

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary Review

In relation to its reach Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary is a relatively inexpensive and light and compact telephoto zoom lens. Despite that it is capable of producing sharp shots even at the long end, like you can see in the crops down below. Build quality and handling For the most part Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary ...