Category: Sony

A paradise for photographers – ICELAND

Hey guys, Today I don’t want to write a lot but simply let my photos speak for themselves. I took them during the past two weeks in my new favorite country. No typical holiday destination, but in any case a true paradise for all lovers of nature and photo enthusiasts. Iceland proved to me that ...

Visiting a puppet theater

As you may have noticed in the past few weeks I’m more and more attracted to documentary photography. Following intriguing people and things and capturing big and little particularities interests me more and more. The ice-fisherman I could accompany one afternoon at temperatures far below zero degrees Celsius, the lovely ladies at the pastry store ...

Review MC-11 Converter

Hey guys, As some of you may probably know, I belong or belonged to the Canon group. My permanent companion: my faithful Canon 5D Mark III. However, as I told you in my last article, I’ve extended my camera family a bit. Among my newest treasures is a Sony Alpha 7II R. I just wanted ...

The beginnings of digital photography

Nowadays capturing moments photographically is easier than ever. Almost every person has a smartphone and therefore also a digital camera. Even better, the smartphone is always ready to hand. Click! The picture is taken and the moment is captured for eternity. But the beginning of digital photography was not that easy. The invention of the ...

Sony Photography Award 2018

It’s time again – it’s the award season. Not only in Hollywood are the best movies awarded in every possible category. Also in the world of photography one competition after another and a lot of breathtaking awarded pictures pop up in the social media and on photo blogs. Today I also contribute my share! 😉 ...

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Frederik Buyckx

Winning the biggest photography competition in the world, this mainly means one thing: international fame, recognition and an incredible stage for one’s works. When you count among the ten photographers who are finally awarded with one of ten Sony World Photography category prizes, you know that you’ve successfully beaten thousands of other photographers worldwide. 227,595 ...

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SIGMA NEWS: Converter MC-11

There’s some exciting news for all Sony photographers among you! The MC-11 mount converter makes it possible to use interchangeable lenses with SIGMA SA-mounts and SIGMA EF-mounts on camera bodies with Sony E-mounts. Using cameras and lenses of different manufacturers together was also possible in the past with a number of methods. The new converter, ...

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2016 Sony World Photography Awards

The Iranian photographer Asghar Khamseh won the price for Photographer of the year 2016 and got the $25,000 price for his portraits of acid attack victims. On the 21st of April 2016 the world´s best Photographers were announced by the World Photography Organisation. Asghar Khamseh has won the most desired prize, the L´lris d`Or Photographer ...

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CP+ Show in Japan

From 25 February until 28 February 2016, the CP+ show took place in Yokohama, a city in Japan about 30km from Tokyo. This is one of the most important photo shows of the year. The exhibitors are Japanese companies. At the show there are about 160 of them, whereas several are hardly known abroad.  The ...

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Photography basics – part 8 – Pixels are not just Pixels

In the course of heated technology discussions, photographers often bandy about megapixel figures. Having more megapixels is said to be an advantage in good lighting conditions, when using low sensitivities. It is commonly known that more resolution is better. Conversely, less, bigger pixels are said to be more sensitive, thus taking in more light and ...