Actually I do not think the Yasuhara Nanoha is not really a macro lens. It is more like the missing link between a macro lens and a microscope. The lens … Continue reading The ultramacro lens for Sony Nex
There it is finally. The awakening of my lust for photography after a longer break. And the journey will start again, where it once started: In the macro dominion.
No really! That is no trick question. I visited the botanical garden today and it was hot. Not hot as in hot but hot as hot as in hell. So … Continue reading How much water does a bee need?
I always enjoyed this saying on change and security. Just remembered it and had to make this poster. I think change is one of the things you cannot get used … Continue reading As steady as change
There are a lot of pixels on that lovely Sony Nex-7. So many I could crop in the picture. The Nex-7 has 24.3 MPixel on the sensor. The base file was … Continue reading Picture of the moon with the Nifty Fifty
What kind of lenses do you take on a trip to New Zealand? The choices could be many, depending on the camera system. The good thing is that I have … Continue reading New Zealand with a Nex-7
Well this one is an elephant. Enjoy the wallpaper…
So I made some further observations after the first review yesterday. I also got a message telling me that other and more detailed shots are needed to see. So here … Continue reading Review of Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Sharpness
When I first took it out of the packaging I thought it was broken. But the lens element is not fixed if the lens is not “on”, aperture is closed. … Continue reading Quick review of the Sigma 30mm 1:2.8 EX DN for Sony Nex E-Mount
The three wise monkeys are a nice pictorial maxim. 見ざる, 聞かざる, 言わざる which literally means “don’t see, don’t hear, don’t speak”. It got a negative connotation in the western world. … Continue reading Three wise monkeys
Do you know Parkinson’s law? Well, maybe you do not know that you know it. “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” Sounds familiar? You know … Continue reading A Mercury wallpaper and Parkinson’s law
One can already feel the spring coming nearer – it is getting warmer. But you can also see it. The colors of spring are nearly back. You can have a … Continue reading The colors of spring are in the air