Category: Macro

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Photowalk with the Sigma 70-200 mm F2,8 EX DG OS HSM

Hey guys, After my last photo walks and reviews led me through the streets of Marrakech, this week it was time again to take a tour through the local forests. Winter is about to fade away and the sun comes back for a few hours as the sunbeams warm our skin again. The last snow ...

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The smell of cookies and a Christmas atmosphere

Only one more night and Christmas Eve is here! Who of you already has bought and wrapped the largest number of presents, baked cookies, listened to Christmas carols or simply enjoyed the atmosphere of these special days? I certainly have – only yesterday I baked different Christmas cookies with some ambitious helpers. “Linzer Augen”, Points ...

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APOY 2016 – Penny Halsall is the winner

I’m a big fan of all kinds of photo awards and competitions and I’m always looking forward to the moment they announce the winner. There is more than one reason for my enthusiasm, but one of the main reasons is definitely, that thanks to these awards and competitions I keep discovering inspiring photo artists. A ...

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Rainy autumn days

It’s autumn. And it’s rainy. I like the fresh and cool air. And although I enjoy walking outside in the sun and prefer my warm and cozy apartment when the weather isn’t so nice, I often pull myself together and jump out of my house. With my camera bag and a big umbrella I love ...

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Tips & tricks in wildlife photography:

Hey guys, it’s me again, Tamara. Today I went for a little walk. I felt like taking pictures of animals and telling you a couple of tips and tricks on how you can take great wildlife photos by using simple methods. Unfortunately, I only came across some chickens on my little tour. Apparently the horses, ...

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Lens review:  18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM 

Hey guys, a couple of days ago I borrowed the new SIGMA 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 Macro OS HSM lens to take a closer look at it. 🙂 Some specifications in brief: It’s a lens suitable for APS-C cameras With a focal length of 18-300mm wide-angle photos and telephotos can be shot When you include the crop ...

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Tips and tricks in macro photography

Hey everybody! I'm Tamara. Me and my friend Beatrice have the honor to continue the blog of our beloved Lars! I want to start right away with introducing a new format today, I really hope you like it! 🙂 From today, I’ll add a tips & tricks series to my reviews, news and photo walks. In ...

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A walk in the rain with the SIGMA 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro lens

A couple of days ago I told you about myself being a great fan of the SIGMA 105mm f/2.8 Macro lens! Actually I wanted to start something totally new on this blog today, it’s got something to do with tips. 🙂  I wanted to give you general tips & tricks on certain topics / fields ...

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SIGMA 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro lens

Rain, bad weather, a somber mood and yet there’s an unbounded enthusiasm to take photos? That’s how I was feeling a couple of days ago, so I decided spontaneously to visit the Butterfly House once again! This time I brought my  SIGMA 105 f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro lens, because for me,  it is ...

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Sigma 20mm/f1.4 First Impressions

Being a proud owner of the Sigma 105mm/f2.8 Macro lens, the decision to buy the Sigma 20mm/f1.4 DG HSM was some kind of a turnaround. Being an enthusiastic macro and portrait photographer I finally took this decision after a friend had returned from his vacation with exciting outdoor-pictures taken with this lens. The ultra wide-angle ...