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Setting sizes: Total, close-up, close-up – what is the right size?

The photographer uses the setting size to determine how small or large an object is captured. For a close-up, the camera is brought as close as possible to the object, for smaller shots it remains further away. Roughly, the eight most frequently used proportions are labelled. However, there is no truly uniform definition. The eight […]

Animal photography: Good equipment and patience lead to success

Experts will spontaneously recommend the wild camera for professional animal photography. But a good animal photo is also perfect with a normal digital camera if you follow these tips. Ultimately, the photo captures both the optical beauty of an animal and the grace of its very special body language. Animal Photography and Endurance Photographing a […]

Portrait photography: Light, shadow and colour conditions around the main motif must be right

The famous painter Rubens knew this as well as photographers do today: the high art of pictorial representation are portraits. Technically there are different tricks in modern camera times, in order to set faces with successful portrait photography advantageously in scene. Portrait photography – Only the literal moment Light and shadow, the background and special […]

Lenses for Sports Photography: Sharp Images Without Noise

In sports photography, the choice of lens is crucial. For cameras, compromises are possible and there are many features that are optimal, but not a must. A good lens for sports photography has significantly fewer criteria, but these must be fulfilled for good shots. Good lens for sports photography: What to look out for? The […]

Sensor contamination: Self-cleaning of the camera or manual cleaning?

Just like the front lens on the lens, the sensor can get dirty over time and must be cleaned. This can be seen in so-called sensor spots, which are mainly visible on bright surfaces in the photo. These are small or slightly larger black spots. You probably know them too well enough. So you can […]

Landscape Photography – Tips for the optimal landscape photo

Landscape photography often gives the impression that it is very simple, but at home it usually shows that the shots you were so enthusiastic about are not so impressive. The disappointment is then understandably great. Here you will find tips so that you are still enthusiastic about your results at home. Landscape photography: With 6 […]

Photo vocabulary: Short and long exposure time

An important point for image display and exposure is the exposure time, also known as shutter speed. It determines how high the influence of light on the sensor of the image recording device or the duration of the open aperture is. You know what they call a short or long shutter speed? So, as a […]

Focal length and lens – When do I use which lens?

The focal length is probably the most technically difficult term to explain when photographing and the better the explanation is, the less most people understand what it is about. It defines the distance of a focal point by collecting the rays from the main plane of the photo lens, where the rays arrive parallel to […]