More architectural photography

More architectural photography

More architectural photography I have been enjoying architectural photography recently, both film and digital. Here I am sharing some most recent film photography architectural photographs captured with a Hasselblad 500cm with a 80mm Zeiss Planar 2.8 lens. I also want...

Why black and white?

Why black and white?

Ultimately it comes down to artistic choice on why to pursue black and white photography.  I have been making that choice a priori in my image creation process for the majority of my personal work these days. Below are some of the reasons why I currently focus on B&W photography.

Street and architecture photography in Basel

Street and architecture photography in Basel

Architecture In continuation of my architecture series, I wanted to share some more architecture photographs. I just returned from a trip to my hometown Basel, and loved some of the architecture I saw. It helped that the weather was cooperating, not necessarily always...

Architecture

Architecture

Architecture Architecture is fascinating. And I love to work in series. In particular in mini-series. And I love film photography. After working on a winter flower and mini-winter landscape series, I spend most of my time in the cities. Going out and photographing...

Mini winter landscapes

Mini winter landscapes

Mini winter landscapes As mentioned in my previous post, I absolutely love the winter landscapes of the Lake Superior North Shore. As a sort of continuation of this previous series, here a series of close(r) up landscapes (landscape details) of the snowy Lake Superior...

Flowers in the winter – a mini series

Flowers in the winter – a mini series

​Flowers (and grasses) in the winter (a mini-series) I absolutely love the winter landscapes of the Lake Superior North Shore. The flowers and grasses that seem to survive the cold (- 20 Celsius) weather are fascinating to me. Quite a few of them, over the course of...

2020

2020

“The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long.”― Lao Tzu, Te Tao Ching Sometimes less is more, so that's my first post in 2020 and the new decade. Pictures taken with Nikon FE, 28mm lens with macro tube and Ilford Pan F 50 B&W film.

Guest Post: Some thoughts on bulk loading (35mmc.com blog)

Guest Post: Some thoughts on bulk loading (35mmc.com blog)

Here is another guest blog that just got published on Hamish Gill's 35mmc blog: https://www.35mmc.com/27/12/2019/worried-about-the-price-of-film-some-thoughts-on-bulk-loading-and-my-process-by-daniel-sigg/ It's about the pros and cons of purchasing film in bulk (which...

Black and White Travel Photography

Black and White Travel Photography

Black and white film photography: travel I decided to only take my film cameras on my trip to Basel, Switzerland and Hamburg, Germany. The purpose of my trip was primarily personal, but I had a few opportunities to take pictures on the streets of Basel and Hamburg....

Film photography: keep calm and shoot film

Film photography: keep calm and shoot film

Keep calm and shoot film: all about film photography This is from a sticker I received when I purchased some film equipment from the film photography project, a company focused on providing equipment for film photographers. I love the sticker as it reminds me of one...

Emotion and Creativity

Emotion and Creativity

  Emotion and creativity: do you "feel" creative?   What does emotion have to do with creativity. Well, probably a whole lot.  “Experiencing sadness and anger can make you feel more creative, and by being creative you can get beyond your pain or...

Bokeh and creativity

Bokeh and creativity

Bokeh and creativity What the hell is bokeh?The term Bokeh /bōˈkā/  describes how lenses render out of focus areas of images (stills or video/cinema). The aesthetic quality of the out of focus (blurred) areas in the images shared below can be called...

Monochromatic series continued: yellow, red and white

Monochromatic series continued: yellow, red and white

Monochromatic explorations continuedOver 300 days ago, I decided to start project 365, to create a picture a day for 365 days. This is a fun project that has been challenging me creatively. One of the things I started to realize is how much I love to work...

In the Swiss Alps

In the Swiss Alps

In the Swiss Alps A few weeks ago (early June)s, me and my family went on an Europe trip to visit Switzerland, my home country. I was very much looking forward to that after a long winter and spring with many hours spent in the studio and too little time...

 

 

 

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