A more technical view on the Zeiss Contax G 90/2.8 and Techart AF adapter

Recent followers of my blog might have already noticed that in the last few weeks, I have developed a certain addiction to the Contax G 90/2.8 lens on my Sony A7 II. Now I own the lens for around two years already, but only recently got the A7 II – and in contrast to my … Continue reading A more technical view on the Zeiss Contax G 90/2.8 and Techart AF adapter

Sony A7 series AF behavior – taking you back to 1930s technology

Normally I am not good in ranting. It's just not my kind of thinking. Especially with camera gear, I am more the laid-back type and can work around a lot of technical shortcomings, still feeling very comfortable and content with my equipment. No machine is perfect and why should I always worry about some stuff … Continue reading Sony A7 series AF behavior – taking you back to 1930s technology

Black&white landscapes – sooow many options to convert a color pic :)

Travelling De Biesbosch and De Loonse en Drunense Duinen in the Netherlands a few days ago, I came upon a few subjects where I actually would have loved to carry a black&white camera with me. It is so easy to take color landscape shots and then indulge in the colors but ... well I probably … Continue reading Black&white landscapes – sooow many options to convert a color pic :)

Nationalpark De Biesbosch – Dutch waterscape

South-east of the big harbor city of Rotterdam, Nationalpark De Biesbosch is located at the beginning of the Rhine-Maas river delta. The name is pronounced like "Biesbos" and translates to "forest of sedges". It's a network of creeks and little islands, surrounded by the big rivers Waal (the Dutch name of the Rhine) and Maas. … Continue reading Nationalpark De Biesbosch – Dutch waterscape

Western Europe’s biggest drifting sand landscape

The Loonse en Drunense Duinen are located in Noord Brabant / NL, not far from the Belgian border and directly north of Tilburg. The closest settlements are the villages Loon op Zand and Drunen which gave this location its name. It's actually the biggest drifting sand landscape of Western Europe. My pictures show only one … Continue reading Western Europe’s biggest drifting sand landscape