The Nikon D750 has arrived

The Nikon D750 has arrived

Hooray, the Nikon D750 has arrived ! Since I was crazy enough to pre-order it two weeks prior to the official announcement, based only upon rumors, my speed has paid off today as I got the very first camera which was shipped to my local store. Who needs another...
Gas and Gearporn – A Confession

Gas and Gearporn – A Confession

“I do not need all those lenses, flashes, full frame bodies, camera bags, tripods etc. to be a good photographer.” There, I said it, it’s out. I felt that this statement had to be made since many photographers (me absof**kinglutely included) are...
Recap: Cleaning your sensor

Recap: Cleaning your sensor

Today I noticed that the sensor of my D610 has quite some dust on it. Usually you don’t see the specks but in darker areas the dust suddenly gets visible. A good method for checking the sensor’s cleanness is to shoot something with not too much texture and...
Avoiding closed eyes in flash photography

Avoiding closed eyes in flash photography

There are people whose eyes are closed or half-closed on every single picture when they are photographed using a flash. Getting a decent portrait of such a person is difficult. Today I want to explain the background to that circumstance and show two ways of avoiding...
The Tamron 150-600 mm telezoom lens

The Tamron 150-600 mm telezoom lens

The Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD telezoom lens is quite new on the market and seems to sell like hot cakes. The lens is a telezoom ranging from 150 mm to 600 mm, which is absolutely amazing. I ordered mine on June 9th and the package was delivered on July...
Comparing two popular camera straps

Comparing two popular camera straps

Every camera comes with a branded camera strap which is worn around the neck. Besides from being bad for your neck muscles the original camera straps are printed with a large design stating the camera brand and model name. Because many people find these original...