Tag: swan

Shortly before the storm

  When it’s hot outside, I can hardly resist the temptation of renouncing my camera, of escaping the bustling city and riding my bike to the riverside to go for a swim. Relaxing summer afternoons with friends are the best thing… So it’s even better to feel the cool air of an approaching storm after ...

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My preliminary Conclusion for the Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4

I didn’t have the opportunity of testing the wide-angle range. It just wasn’t to be. Either I didn’t’ find the time to take a tripod with me to shoot stopped down landscapes and buildings, or it was too cloudy or too cold to stay outside for a longer period of time. This is why I ...

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Swans and Dogs

My second last photo session was rather macro-based due to the bad weather and miserable light. I think that “flat” and low-contrast light is best suited for macros. Here, high contrast is not desirable. But if I want to take photos of animals, I usually wait until the sun shows up, so that the colors ...