Category: General

Klimbim is giving color to the gray past

Here we go again. One of my favorite topics: Traveling through time. With photographs. This time I want to introduce you to an artist whose work I’ve been admiring for quite some time: Olga Shirnina. With a technique which the Moscow-born artist claims to have learnt all by herself online she turns antique black and ...

SIGMA NEWS

The popular SIGMA lens with a focus length of 24-70mm (https://www.sigma-foto.de/objektive/24-70mm-f28-dg-os-hsm-art/uebersicht/) and an aperture of f/2.8 has finally made it into the fourth generation of the Art series after it was given a general overhaul and completely redeveloped. For a couple of weeks now the recommended retail price of this lens has been announced and ...

Let’s dream ourselves on a beach…

Welcome summer, welcome you wonderful warm nights which you can enjoy sitting out at the water in a summer dress, forgetting time and regret staying awake for very long on the next morning at your job (at least for a short time). These nights are the moments where I can at least pretend to be ...

Ja Soon Kim

It’s quite interesting what can have a calming effect on us. Whale songs, classical music, yoga, a hot cup of tea and pictures of flowers and leaves. Yes, the pictures of flowers and leaves taken by Ja soon Kim and nicely arranged eradiate something visually very soothing. Her compositions are very clear, meticulous and structured ...

The best astro-photographers

Every year the Royal Greenwich Observatory awards the best astronomical photographer of the year! More than 3,500 pictures from photographers all around the globe are submitted every year. Some days ago a first selection was published. As the name tells us, astro-photography is a method in photography with which you can show stars, fog and ...

Trip to the Chianti region

Hey guys, Today I invite you on a small trip to the Chianti region which inspires us to enjoy and dream away. Not without any reason, Tuscany is one of the most popular holiday regions! The Italian province enchants us with its cultural capital and birth city of Renaissance, Florence. The mediaeval towns of Siena ...

Living in boxes

Speaking for myself, I found the pictures of the Hong Kong subway unbearable already. As someone who just doesn’t feel comfortable when there’s not enough space and who’s even claustrophobic, a subway ride in Hong Kong during rush hour would probably mean hell on earth. The pictures I’ve recently seen in the National Geographic Magazine ...

A photographer whose pictures look like paintings: Dean West

 Australian-born photographer and visual artist Dean West, who currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, creates true masterpieces with his photographs. He gives his dreams some real virtual space by capturing them in his pictures. Thus he makes every possible imagination and daydream come alive. Seemingly unlimited creativity and countless ideas inspire the photographer to make ...

Comparison SIGMA 50mm F1,4 DG HSM | Art and SIGMA 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM | Art

Hey guys, Today I’d like to present you a somewhat untypical comparison. The two lenses I want to compare are very different but both have their clear advantages which I will briefly mention as well. A comparison will be made between two lenses of the high-quality and popular SIGMA Art series. I’ll contrast two of ...

An enchanted world of mountains

Hello everybody, This month it’s me writing a guest article on fotogenerell. My name is Anna and photography is my big passion which, along with my expertise and experience, has increased in many aspects over the past few years during my studies. In this article I’ll take you to an enchanted world of mountains which ...