Why do we take photographs? To keep hold of those special moments is usually the first answer to this question – “to capture every moment” as it says on my t-shirt from Photokina. But that’s not all. Capturing what is actually there forms just one aspect of photography but so much more is possible: Through photography we are capable of producing completely new images, moments and stories, transforming our imagination into reality and becoming more creative both in ourselves and in what we do.
When composing their pieces of work, painters, sculptors and of course photographers have placed their trust in the golden ratio for centuries. But what is it exactly?
Modern cameras, even high-end DSLRs, are physically nothing more than an advanced version of the camera obscura. Even the ancient Greeks were familiar with this optical gadget.
Anybody who takes up photography will sooner or later stumble across the following term: depth of field. But what does it actually mean? And just how deep can the depth of field be?
Christoph Oberschneider is constantly on the lookout for new challenges. His latest photographic expedition took the Salzburg based sports photographer to Corsica. He was accompanied by a Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di USD together with a Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di USD – the high speed zoom duo specially designed to meet the needs of professionals.