Category: Art

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Are Digital Artists the new stars in photography?

Have you ever thought about your opinion on photo editing? I’m not talking about the kind of post-editing that’s supposed to make models even more flawless by retouching half of their legs and adding quite a bit to their upper part of the body.  No, I’m referring to the photo editing that makes sceneries, parts ...

Visual storytelling: When photographs tell stories

Most of the time, photographs are more than just a capture of a fleeting moment. Sometimes motifs seem nothing but randomly chosen and like snapshots. But many photographs underlie a certain concept which is made to display and convey a story. There is a reason for the well-known saying that “a picture is worth a ...

Mountains with a halo – Reuben Wu’s stunning photography

Those among you who use Instagram a lot and who, like me, are interested in drone landscape photography in particular, probably know Reuben Wu already. With his characteristic drone light photography, the musician and photographer spellbinds thousands of followers and succeeds in portraying already stunning mountain chains and rocks as something even more overwhelming. His ...

Studio experiments with the Sigma 17-50 mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM

Hey guys, last week I once again went to a photo studio to do some experiments. This time a simple background and “normal” light conditions weren’t enough for me because I wanted to try something new. I wanted to use flashes in another way, and since I’ve become a big fan of strobes used in ...

Attention, SIGMA announces a new lens: the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art

Today SIGMA announced a new lens: It’s an ultra-wide-angle lens of the Art series! We’re very excited already. For the past years SIGMA has been working on two ultra-wide-angle lenses with the important focal length of 14mm at the same time. Last year we were already happy about the 14mm fixed focal length with an ...