Urban Night Lights

Testing some new techniques right now to generate better … or stronger bokeh effects.  Have been looking for some elevated positions in Berlin to do this. These shots have been mainly done with...

Bokeh Inspiration

Winter is usual a time where we have lots of artificial light. A good time to look for ways to compose with bokeh. Some tests with the 28 f2.0 – taking the low perspective is usually rewarding a...

Wannsee Pokal 16 im Hagelschauer

Wannsee Pokal 16 in Hagelschauern – Klasse Saisonstart mit dem Wannsee Pokal (FD, 420er, Finn, 29er) des VSaW/PYC mit über 80 startenden Boote. Außerdem erster ernst zu nehmender Test für die...

Nikkor 400mm f2.8 bits

Some more shots from the 400mm lens. Bokeh is clearly where the lens extra shines :) – as expected and wanted but it also delivers sharpness and acuity. I am not so sure right now about the conv...

Nikon AFS 400mm f2.8G VR Testing

Update: some nice bokeh shots with this lens (had half an hour yesterday with wonderful sun light to do some tests – its easy to send every for/background into a creamy bokeh fog with a 400mm f2...

Background Blur with Tele Lenses

Recently found this nice webpage where You can calculate the background blur of your Telelens-Camerasensor combination:  http://howmuchblur.com Very handy to get some ideas on how the isolation power...

Slomo Footage with Nikons 1 …

Schon eine Weile auf der Agenda, aber immer wieder wg fehlenden schnellen (und bezahlbaren) 4K Kameras auf die Bank gestellt.  Neuer Anlauf mit der Nikon 1. Die macht immerhin 30 oder 60 Bilder/s in ...