Category: Learning

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A sea of flowers in the park as test objects for the SIGMA 24-70mm f/2.8 EX DG HSM

Not so long ago I could hold the SIGMA 24-70mm f/2.8 lens in my hands. Of course, I couldn’t resist, grabbed it and walked right to the nearest park. The evening sun was stroking the lush green of the summer trees and the meadows and long-necked colorful flowers were blowing in the soft breeze. “Make ...

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The power of images

Photos can be a powerful tool. Both in a negative and in a positive way. Photos show reality the way it has happened, objectively and truthfully. At least that’s been the opinion of most people for a long period of time. Nowadays one has become a bit more skeptical concerning photos and videos. We know ...

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Comparison: 35mm fixed focal length vs. 50mm fixed focal length

When can you use which lens? The SIGMA 35mm DG f/1.4 Art has already been presented to you. Today, I’d like to take a closer look on the SIGMA 50mm DG HSM f/1.4 in a comparison to the 35mm fixed focal length. What’s better than a perfect comparison with a tour on the market and ...

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Michel d’Oultremont – The perfect wildlife photo

As I already mentioned wildlife photography in my opinion counts among the key disciplines in photography. Animals hardly ever stand still, they don’t care about how you’d like them to pose, they’re unpredictable and mostly don’t want to cooperate. That’s particularly true with wild animals as, besides the above mentioned facts, they also tend to ...

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Lens Review SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art

Hey guys, As many of you may have noticed I keep carrying two lenses with me most of the time. These two lenses have never disappointed me and they are a good choice at every opportunity. Of course, I’m talking about the SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art and the SIGMA 24-105mm F4 DG OS ...

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Lens review – A classic put to the acid test

Some days ago SIGMA announced four new lenses on their website and on different company-owned social media pages. So before taking a closer look at these newcomers made of glass, I recently became interested in reviewing the classic that by now can’t be neglected anymore, the SIGMA Art 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens, in terms ...

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Dinara Kasko combines architecture and desserts

Architecture and desserts aren’t really two topics relating to each other at first sight. At least that’s what I’ve thought till I saw Dinara Kasko’s incredible desserts. The photos of her creations are shared all around the world, her Instagram account is booming. Some of her works may not look very appetizing in the beginning ...

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SIGMA Art 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens Review

  After giving you a little impression of the SIGMA Art 50-100mmf/1.8 DC HSM lens on my photo tour in the zoo and the photos I was taking there, today you’ll get the extensive review of this new lens which I promised you. My descriptions and technical information will be highlighted with a lot of ...

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A reading tip for cozy days

There’s nothing more beautiful than spending your Christmas holidays reading by a warm fireplace, I think. That’s why I was especially happy with the book my grandpa had put under our Christmas tree this year. It’s called “Fotografieren für Blogger – So machst du Fotos mit Klickfaktor“ written by Katharina Dielenheim. After some brief paging ...

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When an algorithm rates photos – Flickr photos of the year 2016

Who of us doesn’t know Flickr? – With about 5000 uploads a minute and almost 77 million users Flickr belongs to the 50 most frequented internet websites. Of course this incredible amount of image material uploaded every day makes it hard to find the best photos. Still the image hosting website has selected the “Top ...