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 #4

The picture of the week #4 is celebrating the colors of autumn. I chose a leaf in the transition from green to red. The colors and the structure of the leaf really pop when lit from behind. By rotating the leaf approximately 20 degrees from being perpendicular to the light, the stems in the leaf get accentuated by their shadows. This makes the picture look

By |2018-10-14T01:14:24+02:00October 14th, 2018|Categories: Picture of the Week|Tags: , , |
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