E-waste becomes art

We’re all producing horrendous amounts of electronic waste. Countless electronic devices are easily disposed as they are just not repaired but replaced with new stuff! To highlight this big issue photographer Benjamin Von Wong had an idea to open the eyes of many people. It’s about an elaborate work of art, about surreal portraits with ...

Attention – these Instagram users will make you a travel-addict!

Hey guys! Addicted to traveling! A feeling I’m often caught by and that tortures me every now and then. I simply love hopping on a car, a train or a plane and starting off into my next adventure! No matter where to, what counts is going far away and exploring some new environment (with my ...

Ice fishing with the SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art

Hey guys, this weekend it was time again for some little adventure! As you may already know, I enjoy walking outside with my camera, the Canon EOS 5D Mark III, and exploring my surroundings. I stroll through snowy forests and meadows and try capturing the scenery with all its wonderful details. I also enjoy experimenting ...

Sigma unveils 105mm F1.4, 70mm F2.8 macro and nine lenses for Sony E mount

The rumor factory was working overtime in the last couple of days. It was said that Sigma was going to announce a bokeh monster in the shape of the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 Art, its first macro lens in the Art lineup aka Sigma 70mm f/2.8 and no less than nine (9!) Art lenses for Sony ...

Studio experiments with the Sigma 17-50 mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM

Hey guys, last week I once again went to a photo studio to do some experiments. This time a simple background and “normal” light conditions weren’t enough for me because I wanted to try something new. I wanted to use flashes in another way, and since I’ve become a big fan of strobes used in ...

Beth Moon and the trees

Trees mean life. They purify our air, produce oxygen, protect animals and insects, they provide us with food and raw material. In some parts of the world they’re worshipped like gods, in others they’re cut down and destroyed ruthlessly. Beth Moon, a photographer from San Francisco, has spent her last 14 years finding the oldest ...

Millennials of New York

Most of you are already familiar with the incredible and highly successful “Humans of New York” series by photographer Brand Stanton. On Fotogenerell we’ve already reported on this topic. The idea has triggered a real photographic storytelling revolution and has been copied in many other big cities. Humans of London, Humans of Vienna, Humans of… ...

Caught up by winter (SIGMA 24-70 mm F4 DG OS HSM | Art)

Plus ten degrees, the sun that had just started to shine a bit stronger and some flowers had ventured out to the surface – this was an image which I was very happy about on my last stroll in the woods last weekend. I kept thinking that this was the end of winter and slowly ...

Sigma 135mm F1.8 Art Review

Sigma 135mm F1.8 Art is the longest and probably sharpest Art lens that I’ve tested so far. Prior to shooting with it I thought that 50mm F1.4 Art was the sharpest lens for Sigma cameras, but the 135mm is as good if not even better. Build quality and handling Like all Art, Sports and Contemporary ...

UPY 2018 – High-class underwater photography

Those of you who’ve been following this blog for some time probably know already that we’re big fans of awards. To us photo awards are a sign of motivation and inspiration. It’s just incredible how much photographic talent exists in this world and how different the techniques, approaches and perspectives of photographers can be. One ...

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