Category: General

People change. PLACES AS WELL.

I’m sure everyone of you knows that feeling. Those places from our childhood we used to visit once or perhaps more often and of which we have a very clear picture in our minds. An image so clear as if it had been yesterday. Maybe there was that incredibly beautiful spot by the river one ...

Hey guys, Today I want to take you on a little tour back into the history of photography by presenting you a real pioneer in photographic technology: Eadweard Muybridge! Born in 1830 in England, Muybridge started his professional career in a bookshop, but very soon he focused on photography which became his passion and fascination. ...

The Dead Sea – Drone shots by Tzvika Stein

The Dead Sea. Perhaps it’s the name that sounds a bit scary or the mere fact that people can float on it magically. As a child the Dead Sea fascinated me in a wonderful and horrific way. I kept asking friends and relatives who’d already been there to tell me what it felt like, and ...

Photo series: Riding an Old-timer through Havana

Havana, a city where time has stood still for the last 60 years and which has been left to itself. Or at least it seems like that! 😉 A mix of colored colonial-style houses, la Habana, the old city filled with little abandoned lanes, stucco-ornamented buildings on every side and impressive street art at every ...

The biggest photo contest worldwide: the EyeEm Awards!

There are countless awards and prizes for photographs, the EyeEm Awards, however, are something special: Photos can be submitted from all around the world. For four years the EyeEm Awards have taken place with the goal of discovering young and talented photographers and give them a chance to present their photos to a big audience. ...

Traveling designs by Shamekh Bluwi

Creativity is among the traits I admire most in people. For me, the amazing thing about creativity is, that it comes in so many different forms and seeing what other peoples creative minds are able to create inspires me a lot. Among my latest inspiration discoveries is Shamekh Bluwi, a fashion designer and illustrator who ...

“#365 Unpacked “– The trash of our lives.

Being honest, we all know it. Some of us still manage to look the other way or close our eyes about it, but we do know it. We are slowly (or not even so slowly) but steadily covering this planet with trash. Trash that inevitably will, at some point, rob us from enough fertile soil ...

Guest contribution – Ines Futterknecht Photography

Hello fellow photo enthusiasts. This month I have the honor to write a guest contribution for the fotogenerell blog. My name is Ines Futterknecht, I’m 23 years old and photography has been part of my life for most of my life. It all started with the small orange analogue camera my parents gave me for ...

An Award for the SIGMA 135mm F1,8 DG HSM | Art.

  By now probably all of you know about the EISA Award, nevertheless I’ll give you a little reminder of the hard facts here: EISA is a unique association of 50 expert magazines from 25 countries across the globe. The association is best known for their annual Award. For these Awards, the chief editors of ...

A lens review of SIGMA’s Art giants The SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM and the SIGMA 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM

You’ve surely noticed how much we love the great lenses of the Art series: the SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 and the SIGMA 50mm f/1.4. In today’s article you will find images comparing both lenses and showing the same subjects shot under the same technical and lighting conditions. The focus in the pictures concerns the level of ...