Exciting from the Blog

What is the optimal shutter speed?

03.02.2015

The shutter speed together with the aperture control the exposure. However, depending on the subject, not every speed is suitable. Here are a few tips for taking better photographs.

SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012)

27.01.2015

Tamron’s state-of-the-art lens design features an XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical)*1 lens element and eBAND Coating*2 for outstanding detail and performance from the center to the edges of the frame over the entire zoom range.

Themed photo shoots

16.01.2015 / Vera Wohlleben

Why do we take photographs? To keep hold of those special moments is usually the first answer to this question – “to capture every moment” as it says on my t-shirt from Photokina. But that’s not all. Capturing what is actually there forms just one aspect of photography but so much more is possible: Through photography we are capable of producing completely new images, moments and stories, transforming our imagination into reality and becoming more creative both in ourselves and in what we do.

The golden ratio

14.01.2015

When composing their pieces of work, painters, sculptors and of course photographers have placed their trust in the golden ratio for centuries. But what is it exactly?

Did you know? A camera obscura is still relevant today

08.01.2015

Modern cameras, even high-end DSLRs, are physically nothing more than an advanced version of the camera obscura. Even the ancient Greeks were familiar with this optical gadget.