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Artist // Hobbyist // Photography
  • Jan 10
  • Germany
  • Deviant for 7 years
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My Bio

About me


Photography is my passion. I’ve been fascinated by photography as long as I can remember. At the age of 12 (in 1988), I got the chance to learn many things about photography, especially black & white photography, at school. I’ve been given the opportunity to use a fully equipped photo lab there. Unfortunately, I could use it for four years only, but I learned a lot about the basics there, about how to shoot photos, to develop the films and to apply effects in the darkroom (without Photoshop :-) ).

Now, I’m an IT engineer, keeping the internet up and running (well, at least a small part of it ;-) ), but I still love photography and the technology behind it just as much as I used to back at school. Of course, I’m using a digital SLR and computer technology to develop the images today.


About what I’m photographing


All I get in front of the lens.
I especially like all kinds of scapes (landscape, waterscape, cityscape…), architecture, nature, animals and so on. I love to use filters or advanced technologies like pano stitching or HDR. Of course I’m still a photographer not a painter or digital artist, so I’m very cautious when retouching. I love people/portrait/studio photography too, but I’m too shy to do it myself.

Milestones


1988 First (analogue) SLR camera with interchangeable, but fixed lenses. Manual focus, manual aperture,
     manual exposure, manual everything ;-)
1997 My first experimental digital camera with 0.9 Megapixel
1999 My first digital camera (Casio QV-3500EX, 3.5 Megapixel)
2007 My first DSLR camera (Canon EOS 400D)
2009 Upgrade to Canon EOS 50D
2013 Upgrade to my actual camera body – Canon EOS 7D


My current equipment:


Camera:		Canon EOS 7D
Lenses:		Canon EF-S 15-85/3.5-5.6 IS USM * EF 28/2.8 * EF 50/1.8 * EF 70-200/4 L IS USM
                Sigma EX 10-20/3.5 DC HSM * 150-500/5-6.3 DC OS HSM
                Tamron AF 28-300/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD
Tripod:         Velbon Sherpa Pro CF-645, Velbon RUP-L43 (Monopod)
Software:     	Photoshop CC, Lightroom, PTGui, Photomatix Pro, Nik Tools and some other tools
Other:          GigaPan EPIC Pro (automatic robotic panohead for capturing panos and gigapixel images)
                Promote Control (controlling device for HDR bracketing, focus stacking, time-lapse etc.
                Canon GP-E2 (GPS device/logger)
                Battery grip, Ballhead (Giottos), nodal point adapter (Roundabout-NP Deluxe), etc.


General remarks


Thank you very much for all of your :+fav:s, :+devwatch: and Llamas! I really appreciate them, and I feel very honoured if you devote your time for watching or commenting my work. Thank you!

Please bear with me if I’m unable to answer every comment or fav. That’s not a sign for a lack of interest. I always try to take a look at your artwork, but unfortunately my time is very limited – sorry! Thank you for your understanding!

Thank you for visiting my page

Enjoy my gallery and have fun on :dalogo:!


My websites:


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SchwarzWieEbenholZProfessional Photographer

Danke für den fav! 🤗

AloiInTheSkyHobbyist General Artist
Alles gut zum Geburtstag, Markus ^^
I wish you a wonderful day today <3
fotomanischHobbyist Photographer
Merci beaucoup, Aurélie! <3
AloiInTheSkyHobbyist General Artist
<3 <3
augenweideHobbyist Photographer
alles Gute ! ich hoffe, es war eine rauschende Party gestern...
fotomanischHobbyist Photographer
Vielen Dank! Ich habe es ruhig angehen lassen ;-).
NudeartfunProfessional Writer
Happy Birthday !