My Project "Shadows of Opera" received an Honourable Mention in Professional Fine Art Category of Monochrome Photography Awards 2019. Shadows of Opera Project was exhibited in Photokina 2018 (Cologne, Germany) in Kenko Tokina Booth for the release of the Tokina Opera 50mm F/1.4 lens. It was also exhibited in Salon de la Photo 2018 (Paris, France) in Cokin Booth.
HOYA STARSCAPE Light Pollution Cut filter For some photographers, filters are not required for astrophotography or night photography in general. This is in general partially true, but with the exception of Light Pollution Filters. Light pollution filters were well known for astronomers and deep sky astrophotographers for quite some time now. Night sky enthusiasts started using them back in the 80s when they realized
A very short teaser of my upcoming documentary film project "Forest of Tranquility". The last two years, after the release of Keep Looking Up, my commercial work didn't allow me to find enough spare time to create personal projects. However, some months ago, I envisioned the idea of this project and I began working with it, creating scenes on paper and making some preparations
Tokina Opera 50mm – The Landscape Side of Opera UPDATE 2019-05-15 -> Adobe just released a lens profile for Opera 50mm F/1.4 in the latest update of May 2019 (LR Classic 8.3 / Camera Raw 11.3) It's really interesting how a 50mm lens can be so versatile and can be used for different types of photography, and with this post
One year ago this day, "Keep Looking Up" was released ! Keep Looking Up was my first personal astro-timelapse project and despite encountering many difficulties while in the production, the film was released and won several awards and very positive reviews from festivals around the world ! Find more about "Keep Looking Up" Project here !
I’m very happy to announce that from September 26 to September 29 I will be hosting three (3) daily talk shows about my personal experience of using Tokina lenses and filters on Kenko Tokina Booth on Photokina ! See you there ! Booth Location Hall 5.2. D-020 / E-29
Image Details -> Nikon D850, 50mm @ f/1.4, 8 seconds exposure, ISO 400 This was the last Astrophotography Workshop for Summer 2018, and despite the strong wind and the small temperature drop of the last days, during the 1st night of photo shooting, the participants learned how to find the Milky Way Galaxy Core, how to identify constellations and stars on the night sky and how
A behind the scenes photo from the 2nd Astrophotography & Timelapse Workshop, July 2018, Antiparos Island, Greece. During the 1st night of photo shooting, we tested the Cinetics Lynx 3-axis motion control system with the Timelapse+ View controller to capture a dynamic sequence of the rising Milky Way Core ! The behind the scenes photo was taken with the new Tokina Firin 20mm F/2 AF
Tokina Firin 20mm F/2 AF (Sony E-Mount) *UPDATE 2019-05-15 -> Adobe just released a lens profile for Firin 20mm AF in the latest update of May 2019 (LR Classic 8.3 / Camera Raw 11.3) *The review is currently ongoing, more info and photos will be later posted. Back on 2016, when I was filming for the production of “Keep Looking Up”, Tokina announced their
Astrophotography & Timelapse Workshop, June 2018, Antiparos Greece I’m so happy that the first Astrophotography & Timelapse Workshop in Antiparos island was completed with success !!! My goal always was to make those workshops on this beautiful island with low light pollution and such an amazing night sky ! It was 3 creative days with crystal clear night skies where we shared some amazing