Tag: knowledge

This is how to take better pictures with your smartphone

Click. Click. Click. That’s how fast it goes these days to capture the right moment in a photograph. Grab your smartphone and just press the button. When the first mobile phones with integrated digital cameras entered the market, the quality of the pictures was more than questionable and in no way comparable to the quality ...

In the own four walls

Hello guys, Did you ever ask yourself how you can take lovely photos or portraits at home? In this article you will find out how to find a good spot, what it takes for a good picture and which tools can be used. Taking pictures at home is full of advantages: You are undisturbed, it ...

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Guest contribution: Portrait photography with Verena Prinz

Hi, dear photography fans! For quite some time I’ve been following the Fotogenerell Blog and just like Tamara and Beatrice I have a great passion for photography. That’s why I was more than happy when they asked me if I wouldn’t like to write a guest commentary. Well – I simply couldn’t resist and would ...

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A reading tip for cozy days

There’s nothing more beautiful than spending your Christmas holidays reading by a warm fireplace, I think. That’s why I was especially happy with the book my grandpa had put under our Christmas tree this year. It’s called “Fotografieren für Blogger – So machst du Fotos mit Klickfaktor“ written by Katharina Dielenheim. After some brief paging ...

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When an algorithm rates photos – Flickr photos of the year 2016

Who of us doesn’t know Flickr? – With about 5000 uploads a minute and almost 77 million users Flickr belongs to the 50 most frequented internet websites. Of course this incredible amount of image material uploaded every day makes it hard to find the best photos. Still the image hosting website has selected the “Top ...

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SIGMA Background Check – Part 2

Hey guys! This blog article comes with another 4 thrilling facts about the company SIGMA – we already know quite well how lenses function. But what’s behind the name of the company? What made Kazuto start the enterprise? And what is the profit of the home-made cameras? Enjoy reading 🙂   SIGMA The people interested ...

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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 6 – focal lengths and their suitability

When you read photography forums – especially the sub-forums containing buying tips – you notice straight away that many users ask the “best lenses for …” question. Beginners seem to struggle determining what focal length, in millimeters, is good for what application. Only when you know the right focal length for your needs, you can ...