Quick review of the Sigma 30mm 1:2.8 EX DN for Sony Nex E-Mount

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. Size is smaller than the 18-55 kit lens, I would say it is as if someone cut the kit lens between zoom and focus ring.

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Three wise monkeys

A very creative silversmith was working here...

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. I really like the old interpretation. Look not at what is contrary to propriety; listen not to what is contrary to propriety; speak not what

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A Mercury wallpaper and Parkinson’s law

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 what happens if you give a task a certain amount of time. You will use it. Or fill the spare minutes with things you do

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Tale of the new Macbook – Stamina googling, Filesystems and Wunderlist

I would not have expected the following events to happen when I got my new Macbook Air. What would a follower of Windows paradigms expect? Maybe some “I do not understand”-fun with the user interface. Well, I also had these but they were more fun then annoyances. The keyboard – oh how I still love those

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x10 – Testdrive

x10 – Testdrive, ein Album auf Flickr. Took the new X10 for a testdrive. So small, so fast, so handy – an makes great pictures… …see for yourself. The pictures are all sooc and without any postprocessing.