Getting close with insects

Getting close with insects

I like getting close, really close. For macro shots I use the 105 mm f2.8 lens from Nikon – a very sharp and accurate lens. A must-have for all macro enthusiasts. I have one picture gallery which I update now and then with insect shots. Again I would like to...
Stuff from France

Stuff from France

I sorted the pictures from the trip to the Côte d’Azur. I selected only a few shots to post here. If you wonder why nearly nobody shows up on those pictures: Since some people might feel uncomfortable when their photos are published on the net I chose to respect...
Shooting the moon

Shooting the moon

It’s nearly full moon and my wife came home late stating: “There is such a beautiful moon today, you have to go outside and shoot it.” Everything for my dearest, and so I went… Shot with a Samyang 800 mm f8 mirror lens. 1/800 sec and ISO 1600...
Battery Grip: The “posh battery syndrom”

Battery Grip: The “posh battery syndrom”

I have a MB-D10 battery grip for my D300s. Battery grips are screwed below the camera, they hold, well, a battery and another set of buttons, which allows you to shoot upright pictures while holding the camera the usual way. I do not use this thing often. It is good...
Geek Stuff – Nikkor lens cup

Geek Stuff – Nikkor lens cup

Some things are so geeky that I absolutely must have them. If you think a Darth Vader costume is cool, behold this:   These are not recycled lenses – It is a 1:1 replica of the Nikkor 24-70 f2.8 lens (a very yummy but also expensive piece of equipment). The...