A quick note on how to preserve the contrast in your pictures and your camera from damage

One thing I often observe: people with camera (philosophical question: what distinguishes people with cameras from photographers) leaving the lens hood turned around on the lens. Believe it or not, but the purpose of a lens hood is not to make your lens look bigger! It is there to prevent flares (straylight) from falling into the lens. Why are flares harming the picture Flares is

By |2019-12-09T09:28:56+01:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Equipment, Technique|Tags: , , |

Picture of the Week #7

Panasonic LUMIX GX8 +LUMIX G VARIO 14-140 mm @ 140 mm, ISO 1000, 1/320 s, f/7.1 This week's picture shows a vineyard with a shed in the evening light. Autumn started its game to stir in some red leaves creating a strong color contrast. The regular lines of the grapevines are only broken by a shed, which is placed at the upper-right right intersection according

By |2018-11-05T23:45:27+01:00November 4th, 2018|Categories: Picture of the Week|Tags: , , , , |
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