Tag: review

An experiment with the sd Quattro

For the longest time I have used Sigma’s Art and Contemporary lenses, which as you know offer very good image quality. In the course of the year I have taken my 135mm f1.8 Art with me surprisingly often when I went out to take photos with my sd Quattro. Surprisingly because before buying it I ...

Drone photography: Tips and legal framework

Drones, also called multi- or quadrocopters, have finally reached the mainstream. The combination of photography and flying are of particular interest to many. Every day new models with integrated cameras are announced. The devices are steadily becoming more powerful and compact. Thus even amateur photographers have become able to shoot impressive images from a bird’s ...

Review MC-11 Converter

Hey guys, As some of you may probably know, I belong or belonged to the Canon group. My permanent companion: my faithful Canon 5D Mark III. However, as I told you in my last article, I’ve extended my camera family a bit. Among my newest treasures is a Sony Alpha 7II R. I just wanted ...

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A night walk with the SIGMA 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM | Art

As some of you may already know, I belong to the persons who experience wanderlust like very ordinary emotional chaos. At almost every hour at day and at night I’d love to hop on the next plane and explore new worlds. The destination itself isn’t even important for me – the main thing is getting ...

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A lens put to the acid test – the SIGMA Art 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM

As you can certainly remember, the SIGMA Art 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens has been tested twice already under different conditions. Here comes the third practical test. First I tested the lens during a visit in the zoo, another time during a walk at night as I was searching for the colorful shining city lights ...

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When ice crystals dance

Driving home for Christmas“. Every year I listen to this song on the radio in December, I’m really looking forward to Christmas, the season of the year where I can go home to my family and find plenty of time for everyone without being stressed. Besides the sparkling Christmas tree, the sweet smell of cookies, ...

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SIGMA Art 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens Review

  After giving you a little impression of the SIGMA Art 50-100mmf/1.8 DC HSM lens on my photo tour in the zoo and the photos I was taking there, today you’ll get the extensive review of this new lens which I promised you. My descriptions and technical information will be highlighted with a lot of ...

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Vietnam Travel Report 24-105mm f4

Hey guys, after my stay in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi I took the train to the north of the country. After a 10-hour train ride and after crossing a distance of 380 km, though I have to admit that Vietnamese trains aren’t the fastest, and another 2 hours on the bus I reached my next destination. ...

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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 ...