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The golden triangle: compose pictures classically


No, we're not talking here about player formations in football or a rather adventurous type of relationship! The golden triangle is instead a classical rule of composition used in paintings and photography. This timeless rule states that to create a harmonious image, the main subject should describe the shape of a triangle. The reason: This kind of arrangement exudes peace while the symmetry conveys clarity and harmony.

“Photography provides me with the perfect time out”


Tobias Kuhl is currently writing his doctor's thesis at the University of Bonn. Whenever his head gets overloaded with thoughts about specialist literature, he heads out into the countryside with his camera and the Tamron 150-600mm super-telephoto lens. In the Tamron blog, he gives tips about how he manages to create his impressive wildlife photographs …

“We love being creative in the kitchen”


Jörg Mayer and Nadine Horn run the blog “eat this!” together – combining vegan cookery with creative photography. Before enjoying their culinary creations, the pair first take pictures of them using a Tamron lens. Just a short time later, their fans can then read online how the recipe was put together. As graphic designers, Jörg and Nadine both know what makes a great food photo. In our interview they reveal the secrets of how they carry out their work and give some tips on how best to take photographs of food you have prepared yourself – while still being able to enjoy it straight afterwards while its still hot.


05.02.2015 / Christoph Oberschneider

Christoph Oberschneider captures thrilling action shots set against majestic mountain scenery. He was also accompanied on his sporty jaunts through the Salzburger Land region by the new, high speed, 15-30 mm ultra-wide-angle zoom lens from Tamron.

What is the optimal shutter speed?


The shutter speed together with the aperture control the exposure. However, depending on the subject, not every speed is suitable. Here are a few tips for taking better photographs.