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Nature does not lockdown 2020

Nature does not do lockdowns. While we humans around the world try to fight the universally conjured, death-dealing pandemic SARS COVID-19 with mouth-nose protection, contact restrictions, lockdowns and shutdowns. Nature does not take a break.

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Blue hour

Blue hour over Leipzig

The blue hour is the time between sunset and the darkness of night. During this time, the sky takes on a special color. Depending on the advance from a lighter to a very dark blue, almost black. Especially in photography this time is very popular. Because here you can take really beautiful and impressive color pictures.

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Botanical Garden

In the Botanical Garden

Today I took advantage of the beautiful weather to visit the Botanical Garden in Leipzig. Until today, I had missed visiting this gem in our trade fair city.

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macro lens

First attempts with my macro lens

Just in time for spring, I have once again expanded my photo equipment. For a long time I had been flirting with a real macro lens.
The Canon EF 100 f/2.8L Macro IS USM was my first choice. The timing was good, because Canon currently offers 125 Euro cashback for this lens.

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cherry blossom

Cherry blossom on the Mulde

Yesterday, Saturday, I took the opportunity to go with my Canon EOS 5D Mark IV to Trebsen at the Mulde river, hoping to find some cherry blossoms or spring flowers already, I went for a walk along the river bank.

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Full Format

From today in full format

Already in mid-February the sun spoiled us with spring-like temperatures. The mercury column rose up to 18 degrees in the shade and the bright blue sky literally invited to the first photo session. This beautiful weather came just at the right time to inaugurate my new full-frame camera EOS 5D Mark IV.

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