Tag: depth of field

A little review of Istanbul with the Sigma 17-50 mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM

Today I’d like to take you on a little review trip to Istanbul. In this impressive city I could spend some wonderful days about two years ago. Of course, the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia in particular are incredible architectural masterpieces and rightly the centerpieces of Istanbul. I think I’ve got to tell nobody ...

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But first coffee…

Friday morning. You know that feeling? That incredibly good weekend feeling you get in spite of the working day that’s still ahead? When suddenly all the stress is gone and you can start your day completely relaxed? That’s the way I was feeling today. The sun was shining through the leaves of the trees in ...

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Photography basics – part 7 – ways to achieve nice bokeh

Following megapixels, which every modern camera is equipped with in abundance nowadays, background blur, also known as bokeh, is currently on everyone’s lips. People talk of shallow depth of field (DoF) and of how large aperture resembles engine size/cubic capacity – in other words something you can never get enough of – and how you ...