At the very end of the year 2015, I got my first DSLR Camera. It came with a Kit Lens, but I really anted to have something better. Back then, YouTube had me believe that every Photographer should have a Nifty 50. And so I decided to get one. My choice fell between Canons 50mm… Continue reading My first Lens.
Sometimes it is a lot of fun to just go outside and take Fotos of random things. I really like to do that every now and then. Taking Fotos of your everyday surroundings is also a good way to hone your Skills as a Photographer. That way, you learn to see the world with different… Continue reading Just take Fotos.
Most Cameras have loads of different Exposure Modes, each giving you more or less control over how it Exposes your Foto. Some let you set the Aperture, the Shutter Speed or the ISO. Manual Mode allows you to set all of those Settings to your liking. Actually, it more or less forces you to select… Continue reading Manual Mode.
Usually, I shoot and edit my Fotos in Colour. And usually, that is all I need. But sometimes, Black & White Fotos just look way better. Sometimes, I really love it to leave all those beautiful Colours aside and go fully Monochrome. There are Fotos that really do not work in Black & White. But… Continue reading Black & White.
I love taking Fotos in the Harz. It is a lot of fun of Exploring the Area, Hiking all about the Place and Capturing it all with my Camera. But as much as I hate to admit, it is sometimes Hard to know where a certain Picture was taken. That is where Geotagging comes into… Continue reading Geotagging is Cool.
I really love Landscape Photography. It is awesome. And also a lot of fun. I also really like it to have something Colourful in my Landscape Fotos. And usually, it is man made. And it gives my Landscape Photos the extra kick. A Canadian National (CN) Train. This Foto I took in Canada back in… Continue reading Contrasting Colours.
Dirty Camera Gear inevitably leads to Problems down the Road. And even though your Camera is just a Tool to you, it is generally a good Idea to take Care of your Tools. Cleaning your Kit is quite easy. You just have to do it every now and then. And the easiest way to plan… Continue reading Why it is important to clean your Gear.
Photography is awesome. But there are a lot of things you might do that can mar the experience. And I am definitely no Stranger to those Mistakes. One of such Mistake are dead Batteries. Those can really end your day prematurely and not very nicely. In the Harz. I usually always have at least one… Continue reading Common Photography Mistakes I make.
About one Year ago, I blew my own Mind with the Evermacro Device, a small Adapter that allows you to turn any Lens into a Macro Lens. And since I am currently only going outside when I need to, I thought that it would be a nice Idea to revisit that magical Tool by doing… Continue reading Revisiting the Evermacro Device.
A few days ago, I saw some reactions to a Fuji Camera Announcement. There were quite a few people complaining about articulated Screens on Cameras. And I absolutely love those things. Ever since I got my Canon M5, I absolutely love the flip down Screen it comes with. But I also think that a fully… Continue reading Flippy Screens are awesome.