Why not re-starting my blog in 2023 how I left 2022 with: my maple tree! Now that we are in May the tree shows its beautiful red fruits.Continue reading “The Maple Tree Fruits”
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Wishing all visitors of my website a peaceful festive season and a happy new year!Continue reading “Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!”
Springtime … Yeah!
Most people these days probably feel like this maple tree: Longing for springtime to get out!Continue reading “Springtime … Yeah!”
World Photography Day
On the occasion of today’s Wold Photography Day I’d like to publish a shot from my favorite photography place: Iceland.
To welcome spring time I’d like to share this shot from an asiatic lily. In order to get all six anthers around the stigma sharp and the dots on the leafs as well this shot is composed of seven individual pictures with varying focus points. This method is called “focus stacking” I described it in one of my previous posts.Continue reading “Yellow Spring!”
Behind the Shot – Focus Stacking
As part of my little series on “behind the shot” posts, I’d like to showcase today the power of “focus stacking”! Here as example an olive tree sprout. In macro photography the depth of field is usually very short. Chosing a small aperture leads to long exposure and/or high ISO both negatively impacting the sharpness of the shot. So how to solve this dilemma?Continue reading “Behind the Shot – Focus Stacking”
White cherry blossom, yellow rape and blue sky in the Canton Basel-Landschaft in Switzerland. Springtime greetings!
Cotton Grass Close Up
Cotton Grass with dew in the Val Fex in the upper Engadin region of Switzerland. The shot is a 1/100 sec., F/8.0 and ISO 200 with an EF 24-70 mm f/4L IS USM at 70 mm on a Canon EOS 5DSR held in the hand.
Plants of Scotland
Today I’d like to share two shots from my latest trip to Scotland that I added to the plants’ section of my portfolio. This thistle I found on the east side of the Isle of Skye. This shot was taken with 1/160 sec. and f/4.5 and ISO 400 with my EF 24-70 mm f/4L IS USM at 70 mm.Continue reading “Plants of Scotland”