Tag: landscape photography

A paradise for photographers – ICELAND

Hey guys, Today I don’t want to write a lot but simply let my photos speak for themselves. I took them during the past two weeks in my new favorite country. No typical holiday destination, but in any case a true paradise for all lovers of nature and photo enthusiasts. Iceland proved to me that ...

Chris Burkard – King of landscape photography

One of my greatest idols in terms of photographic achievements is Chris Burkard. This guy actually lives my dream. However, I’m sure that the life and career of this US-American photographer don’t only get close to my ideals of life. At the age of only 32 years the Californian became popular on an international level. ...

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 ...

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The traces of mankind…

“[we] come from nature.…There is an importance to [having] a certain reverence for what nature is because we are connected to it... If we destroy nature, we destroy ourselves.” – Edward Burtynsky When you think about how little a human-being is compared to the size of our planet it’s only hard to imagine what great ...

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Ansel Adams

“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.“ That’s only one of many great quotes about Ansel Adams’s photography. Ansel Easton Adams was born in San Francisco, California, in 1902 and died in 1984. He was a US photographer and counts among the ...

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In the country with the SIGMA 70-200mm lens

Hey guys, Today it was time again for another photo walk. It was mainly cloudy but very bright, actually quite perfect for what I had in mind! All those of you who’ve been outside with their cameras on a cloudy day know that then the light is especially soft and beautiful. I like the effect ...

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Small people, big landscapes: Dr. Nicholas Roemmelt’s incredible self-photos

One should think that a dentist running a private practice does not have the time to travel to remote landscapes and be seriously involved with landscape and animal photography. However, Dr. Nicholas Roemmelt, who lives in Tyrol, shows that it is indeed possible to have a challenging job as well as indulge in a time-intensive ...

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Andreas Lie’s double-exposures – wild animals and sceneries as one and the same

Like every photographic technique, double exposures are mostly used for their visual effect and not because one has arrived at the decision, after careful deliberation, that a photo is content-wise or aesthetically improved because of it. Often it is assumed that double exposure can hide a bad technique or a boring motive, or make it ...