Tag: animal photography

“MINE” dog portraits with extras

As a dog lover it always makes me happy when photographers attract attention on an international level with new and creative dog photo projects. Ranging from the “Underwater Dogs” to Christian Vieler’s funny dog portraits to Harlow & Sage, whose dog friendship has touched the world. As soon as I come across a new dog ...

Animal doubles – Krister Sørbø’s “Like Owner, like Dog“

I’m sure most of you are familiar with it. The beginning scene in the Disney movie “101 Dalmatians”, where Pongo walks through the streets with his master Roger and comes across all sorts of dogs with their masters or mistresses. What fascinated me about this scene so much as a child was the fact that ...

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary Review

In relation to its reach Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary is a relatively inexpensive and light and compact telephoto zoom lens. Despite that it is capable of producing sharp shots even at the long end, like you can see in the crops down below. Build quality and handling For the most part Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary ...

Momo the Border Collie

Hey Momo! 😊 Do you remember Wally, Waldo, Walter or whatever the skinny guy with the red-and-white striped bobble hat was called,  where you are coming from? Wally was originally simply the main character in series of children’s’ books by the British author Martin Handford but by now he reached worldwide fame. The books about ...

Alfra Martini – Cats as cover star doubles

The cat fans among you have surely heard of it already, all others may still be thrilled by the photos taken by American photographer Alfra Martini. The idea of restaging famous cover pictures with kittens clearly counts among those ideas I’d categorize as “Why haven’t I thought about this before?” Martini’s project “The Kitten Covers“ ...

Attention: Something to win once again!

 This year SIGMA continues its tradition once again and raffles a participation ticket for a great photo safari. The winning participant will get the chance of shooting unforgettable photos of different impressive wildlife animals on a daily basis with lenses that will be rented. In the past few years the destinations of the photo safaris ...

Once upon a time … Fairytale images by Katarzyna and Marcin Owczarek

Fairytales have always counted among my favorite stories. No matter how grown up I became, fantasy and fairytale stuff has always kept fascinating me. The lack of all logic, endless possibilities and unlimited creativity and inspiration are probably the aspects that fascinate me so much about fairytales. Speaking animals, enchanted princes, surprising turning points we ...

Wild chase

Autumn has arrived way too soon. And it really caught me by surprise. From sunny Vienna I went to Berlin. And yeah, summer in Berlin wasn’t a real summer anyways. The first leaves were falling down on the streets and I was feeling cold in my summer clothes. But Berlin was beautiful nonetheless. It always ...

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Animals seen from below – Andrius Burba

First it was dogs under water, then it was dogs shaking their bones and cats jumping through the air, later on dogs catching a goodie and the most recent idea that’s fascinated animal fans from all around the world is called “Dogs seen from below”. Sometimes I really wonder why I don’t also have such ...

Harlow & Sage – A dog friendship that touches the world

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSOjLHajqy2/?taken-by=harlowandsage True friendship doesn’t only exist between human-beings but also in the world of animals. I’m convinced of that. Gregarious animals in particular, which include dogs as well, often have intense social relationships with each other. The story of such a friendship is the one of Harlow, the Weimaraner bitch, and her friends. And it ...