Tag: animals

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A lens in use – The SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM in the street light and in the dark

As you could already see on this blog, the SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens has been part of the equipment I take with me for quite some time now. I’ve tested its heart and its soul by studying diverse reports, professional reviews etc. and, of course, by taking photos myself under different conditions. In ...

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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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Tip: Alexander Semenov’s wonderful underwater photos

For many years underwater photographer Alexander Semenov has been managing the diving team of the White Sea Biological Station (WSBS) – an educational and research center of Moscow State University. As the WSBS is located near the Arctic Circle, leading diving expeditions under extremely cold and harsh conditions is part of Semenov’s tasks in order ...

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Animals hitching a ride: a crow riding an eagle

When I reported about that baby weasel riding along on the back of a green woodpecker in March, I was completely sure that that motif had been a truly singular photo opportunity. As two rather similar photos show, which have been published since then, animals hitching a ride happens more often than one would think. ...

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Tip: Elena Shumilovas Photos of her Kids and Four-Legged Friends

As a young mother, Elena Shumilova undeniably misses time to get intensely involved with photography. Two sons and a farm full of diverse four-legged animals claim a lot of time and attention, as you can probably imagine. As if it’s not remarkable enough to be distinctly talented and find time for great photos, Elena discovered ...

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My most-viewed Photos

Time flies so incredibly fast. It is almost a year ago that I immigrated to Serbia, but it feels as if it was only yesterday. Not only did I make many new friends, learn a new language (more or less well 😉 ) adapt to a new profession, environment and culture during this time, but ...