Tag: nature photography

The gray autumn is back

It feels as if autumn has just arrived and its most beautiful aspects, the colorful leaves hanging on the trees, the warm sun and the wonderful soft autumn light have gone way too soon. A couple of days ago, as I looked out of my window, I realized that this part of the season will ...

Baobabs

Bao what? Some of you may certainly wonder when reading this title. Even I hadn’t been familiar with that name until now. Few of you may know the scientific name Adansonia. One of my aunts has one of these exotic trees in her garden and proudly presents it every time we visit her. However, it ...

Sigma 24 mm F1.4 DG HSM

Hey guys, Today I want to present you a new lens from my collection. Like the 35mm and the 50mm lenses, the 24mm F1.4 DG HSM is also part of Sigma’s “Art” series. Launched in 2012 at the Photokina, this product series excels with particularly high quality fixed focal lengths. The light-intense wide angle lens ...

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There’s a rumor going around

At the next PDN PhotoPlus Expo , which will take place from 26 to 28 October 2017 in New York, the lens manufacturer SIGMA will show its full range of Global Visio lenses, cine lenses as well as SD Quattro and Quattro H cameras. However, the company will also announce a totally new lens to ...

The Dead Sea – Drone shots by Tzvika Stein

The Dead Sea. Perhaps it’s the name that sounds a bit scary or the mere fact that people can float on it magically. As a child the Dead Sea fascinated me in a wonderful and horrific way. I kept asking friends and relatives who’d already been there to tell me what it felt like, and ...

“#365 Unpacked “– The trash of our lives.

Being honest, we all know it. Some of us still manage to look the other way or close our eyes about it, but we do know it. We are slowly (or not even so slowly) but steadily covering this planet with trash. Trash that inevitably will, at some point, rob us from enough fertile soil ...

A lens review of SIGMA’s Art giants The SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM and the SIGMA 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM

You’ve surely noticed how much we love the great lenses of the Art series: the SIGMA 35mm f/1.4 and the SIGMA 50mm f/1.4. In today’s article you will find images comparing both lenses and showing the same subjects shot under the same technical and lighting conditions. The focus in the pictures concerns the level of ...

On a discovery tour in the world of nature and animals

Hiking through a wild and romantic gorge across trails and stairs to enjoy Kneipp baths and a scenic view as well as the calming sounds of nature has once again drawn me to the countryside. Far from many holiday destinations you can also spend a wonderful time in the nearby regions of your own country. ...

Isn’t home (sometimes) just the nicest place to be?

I love and live life in the city. I like the chaos, the bustling, the buzz, the openness and the anonymity an urban environment offers. However, I can’t fully deny I’m a country girl. Because sometimes the sounds of the sirens just doesn’t remind me of fulfilling my childhood dream of living in a city ...

Ja Soon Kim

It’s quite interesting what can have a calming effect on us. Whale songs, classical music, yoga, a hot cup of tea and pictures of flowers and leaves. Yes, the pictures of flowers and leaves taken by Ja soon Kim and nicely arranged eradiate something visually very soothing. Her compositions are very clear, meticulous and structured ...