Tag: Nature

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The „horizonte zingst“ Environmental Photo Festival at the Baltic Sea

At present Tamara and I are in Zingst, an atmospheric, colorful little town at the Baltic Sea. As you may already know, the “horizonte zingst” Environmental Photo Festival is taking place here from May 28 until Sunday, June 5, 2016. On the one hand, the festival shows the beauty on Earth, on the other hand ...

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Lens review:  18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM 

Hey guys, a couple of days ago I borrowed the new SIGMA 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 Macro OS HSM lens to take a closer look at it. 🙂 Some specifications in brief: It’s a lens suitable for APS-C cameras With a focal length of 18-300mm wide-angle photos and telephotos can be shot When you include the crop ...

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A walk in the rain with the SIGMA 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro lens

A couple of days ago I told you about myself being a great fan of the SIGMA 105mm f/2.8 Macro lens! Actually I wanted to start something totally new on this blog today, it’s got something to do with tips. 🙂  I wanted to give you general tips & tricks on certain topics / fields ...

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Sigma 20mm/f1.4 First Impressions

Being a proud owner of the Sigma 105mm/f2.8 Macro lens, the decision to buy the Sigma 20mm/f1.4 DG HSM was some kind of a turnaround. Being an enthusiastic macro and portrait photographer I finally took this decision after a friend had returned from his vacation with exciting outdoor-pictures taken with this lens. The ultra wide-angle ...

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Springtime Macro Photography with Sigma 105mm/2.8 + Canon 70D

Taking along my Canon 70D and my beloved 105mm Art DG HSM Macro lens I went out into the green countryside to enjoy the nice weather outside. Up to now I have mainly captured impressions of food and details of the interior, but with the spring sun coming out I got inspired and motivated to ...

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About missing spring, tropical temperatures and colorful butterflies

Finally spring arrived, but this year it took forever. Missing sunlight and no trace of springtime in the past few weeks. That’s why I spent an afternoon in the city’s Butterfly House. Tropical temperatures, palm trees and exotic flowers everywhere. Well equipped with my camera and the 30mm Art lens with a 1.4 aperture, I ...

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Photo walk: 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM lens

I love spring! In my opinion there’s nothing more beautiful than grabbing my camera and exploring my surroundings in springtime! Only a couple of days ago I took a closer look at the 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 Macro OS HSM lens. Today I decided to take it out of my camera bag once again for my little ...

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Tip: Expedition Iceland, Short Movie by Eric Hines

In the busy world of today, you easily forget how beautiful the world surrounding us can be. There is hardly time to devote oneself to the wonders of nature. It is those people having 10 hours a week to spare for taking walks, smelling at flowers or climbing a mountain that are really happy. As ...