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Canon´s new 85mm f1.4 L IS: First Impressions and Sample Images

November 17, 2017 - Introduction 85mm lenses are well known as "the" perfect portrait lenses. And I do love them. Today I bought #4. The bra...
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The Magic of 35mm Lenses Reviewing the Canon f2.0 IS & L f1.4 II & the Zeiss Milvus f1.4

August 06, 2017 - Motivation 35 mm lenses are considered as classical full frame lenses. Many people say that 35, 50 & 85mm are "the" lens...
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The Canon EF-M 28mm f3.5 IS STM a unique lens on the market - exclusively for EOS-M!

June 05, 2017 - What makes this lens unique? The Canon EOS-M System was in a kind of try and error phase for a pretty long time. No comp...
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Zeiss Milvus 50mm f1.4 vs Canon EF 50mm f1.8 STM: 10x the price and 10x better?!

January 15, 2017 - Motivation 50mm. The kind of classical Full Format lens. Nikon and Canon are exposing themselves having a drug dealer me...
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Canon EOS M5: A great mirrorless camera from Canon?! A comparison with µ43 and APS-C DSLR (EOS 7D2)

December 29, 2016 - Motivation Using mirrorless is a hype today. I am shooting mirrorless since 2009 - 7 years. I started with the Panasonic...
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Photokina 2016

September 25, 2016 - Photokina 2016 My Experience... Photokina is the worlds largest trade show on imaging. As you may expect: I had to visit...
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Canon EOS 5D Mk IV First hands on impressions

September 08, 2016 - Canon 5DMkIV: The most important new product in 2016?!?!!!! Today, September 8th 2016 I got my copy of the 5D MkIV. It i...
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Zeiss Milvus 85mm f1.4: Impressions of shooting with a really great lens.

June 05, 2016 - 85mm f1.4: one of my absolute favorite lenses.... ever. Since mostly ever I do love shooting with 85mm f 1.4 lenses. In...
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Why to carry gear: Real world comparison between smartphone; µ43 and FullFormat

January 06, 2016 - The idea for this blog entry Since a long time I know that a smartphone can be a pretty good camera. My experience with...
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2015 Retrospective

January 04, 2016 - In 2015 I was traveling a lot - and I had many opportunities for photography. Therefore I decided to make a little slide...
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The Nifty-Fifty on a FullFrame Body; Part 3 of "µ43 for Photographic Beginners"

November 25, 2015 - The Nifty Fifty is an amazing lens. Really cheap but really great. My first test was in the "normal" environment of an A...
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µ43 for Photographic Beginners or the Lack of "Nifty-Fifty"-ness Part 2:

October 18, 2015 - The Canon EF 50mm f 1.8 STM: The "Nifty Fifty" - aca "the Plastic Phantastic" As promised in Part 1 of this series: I bo...
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Shooting Panoramas with Panorama Heads: My special equipment for DSLR and µ43

July 03, 2015 - Motivation Shooting Panoramas and stitching them seems o be very easy. Every smartphone has this feature build in. So fa...
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Traveling with DSLR-Gear

June 29, 2015 - To travel with DSLR´s is quite demanding because of the size and the weight of the equipment. For "normal" traveling I c...
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High Resolution HDR Panorama Shots - Workflow and Samples: HD-HDR-Panoramen

March 08, 2015 - Some times I like to do a special. HDR Panoramas. These Panoramas have a few specialties. One is -of course - it is HDR...
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TTL or not TTL? Shooting TTL with Off Camera Flash...

December 04, 2014 - Since I started to work with off camera flash photography came to another level.. But so fare I was working fully manual...
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7D Mark II. The Beast - Reloaded!

November 08, 2014 - Recently Canon released the 7 D Mark II. After 5 years of the production of the first Generation 7D. I bought my 7D in J...
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Photokina 2014 - Lens Tryouts

September 19, 2014 - September 19th 2014 I went to Cologne to visit the Photokina. The main idea was to check some new Camera Gear and some L...
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Enlarging a shallow depth of field by Fokus Stacking.

August 21, 2014 - As You know I like bokeh. My first camera, a Canonet QL 17 had an Aperture of 1,7@40mm focal length - and produced nice...
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Image Stabilization in Wide Angle Lenses...

August 06, 2014 - Canon recently released wide angle lenses with built in image stabilization. Many people ask: is this sense full? Especi...
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The Canon EF 35mm 1:2 IS USM: the fastest lens on the market?!?

November 27, 2013 - In photography many people talk about "fast lenses".. What does this means? Here the definition in Wikipedia: Lens spee...
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