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SLR vs. Mirrorless

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There is a lot of hype and name-calling these days on the topic of SLR vs. mirrorless, so in this article I want to list the pros and cons inherent to both technologiesĀ as… Continue reading

Iceland 2013 Portfolio

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We’ve just created a portfolio with the best images from our 2013 trip to Iceland. Hope you enjoy it!

How-To: Perfect Exposure

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Last update: 30 April, 2013 Setting exposure optimally is quite straightforward in the digital era, and this article will help you nail it every time. Part 1: The Histogram A finished image (displayed… Continue reading

Great Light Doesn’t Last Long

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We are on a week-long trip to the Alps, and frustratingly we haven’t had any good light yet. The forecast for today was even worse than for the last days: lower temperatures, higher… Continue reading

How Much Gear Do You Need?

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Sometimes I buy photographic equipment just because I think I might be needing it in the future: manual flashes for Strobist-type photography, a hydrostatic tripod head for serious macro, a super telephoto for… Continue reading

Essential Camera Functions

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In our previous post I wrote about Katja’s and my decision to agree on a common camera system and to stick to a single body. While this saves us money, our primary motivation… Continue reading

Micro Four-Thirds Wins

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Two months ago I wrote about our three camera systems: Sony RX-100 compact Micro four-thirds system APS-C dSLR In that article I was wondering if three systems are too many and which one… Continue reading

I was in the Presence of Photographic Greatness Today: Got to Meet Steve McCurry

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Today was a dream day for me — I met my hero photographer, Steve McCurry!! What a guy, he’s traveled all over the world and made some of the best-known images to date:… Continue reading

“Let There Be Music!” Portfolio

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I love photographing musicians, and since I’ve accumulated a few images in my library, I decided to create a small portfolio with my favorites. Click on the image blow to see the “Let… Continue reading

Three Camera Systems: One Too Many?

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I’ve been a photographer since 1994 and SLR has been my technology of choice ever since. Since the move to digital I’ve hated the bulk and weight of APS-C dSLRs, but I put… Continue reading

Elbjazz 2013: Saturday

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Saturday was a cold, windy and rainy day, but the guys from Budzillus played such feel-good music that the crowd forgot all about the weather and everybody enjoyed themselves to the fullest. Meanwhile… Continue reading

Elbjazz 2013: Friday

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Yesterday was the opening day of the Elbjazz 2013 festival, and I was invited to photograph. Wow, what can be better? Weekend, photography and live music — one of my favorite combinations! Once… Continue reading