All posts by tamarabeatrice

Jean-Baptiste Mondino – an icon photographs other icons

The 1980s were a decade that made Jean-Baptiste Mondino an icon. Until today his photos of actresses and singers have become world-famous and his style is unique. The list of icons he photographed is endless: from Madonna, David Bowie, Prince to Björk, Lenny Kravitz and Sting. He also counts among the most important and most ...

More and more instant photos

For the past few years all of us have certainly noticed that instant cameras have become increasingly popular and experienced a complete revival. Everyone loves the little square or rectangular images with pale colors and white margins. Just add the date or some words with a black pen, wait for a few minutes and you’ve ...

A future partnership for SIGMA

It’s Photokina Week and of course it was evident to us that we can certainly look forward to some news. But instead of talking about new lenses the world of photography speaks about an exciting new partnership that will be made. Sigma is going to launch a strategic partnership with the companies Leica Camera and ...

Oded Wagenstein – Ageing in the tundra “Forgotten Like Last Year’s Snow“

One of the most interesting recent photo documentaries is the one of Oded Wagenstein. This guy from the Middle East, who, he says, has rarely been traveling in regions with temperatures near 0 degrees Celsius, decided to go to one of the coldest and most inhospitable places in the world to take pictures of a ...

Cleaning a camera. That’s how it’s done!

Our camera and lenses are sacred to us, there’s no doubt about that. Nevertheless, they are products used on a daily basis and therefore often exposed to the environment and its impacts. In order to preserve our babies as best as possible and make sure that they will function for a long time we have ...

Here are the finalists of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Award.

Oooh, the time has come again. The award season is well under way and the finalists of one of my favorite contests have already been announced. Last year I told you about my fascination for the Comedy Wildlife Photography Award and I’m starting to realize that this year’s selection of the winning and finalists’ photos ...

A dream come true: Whale Watching

Hey guys, Today I don’t want to say a lot but mainly let the pictures I took speak for themselves. In Iceland, to be more exact in the town of Húsavík, which locals and visitors love to call Europe’s whale-watching capital, I fulfilled a great dream. I used the opportunity to watch whales in the ...

“There is more that unites us than sets us apart.” – Portrait of Humanity Award

“There is more that unites us than sets us apart.” The motto of the Portrait of Humanity Award is as up-to-date as ever. In times where all over the world distinctions between US and THE OTHERS, boundaries and fears of differences have become a number 1 topic, we really need more of such projects as ...

These are my YouTube tips for you!

Few months ago I showed you some of my favorite YouTube channels dealing with photography and editing. On this platform you can very easily discover a lot of informative and interesting videos or just learn new things and get inspired more easily and for free. In my opinion this is a great possibility to keep ...

A paradise for photographers – ICELAND

Hey guys, Today I don’t want to write a lot but simply let my photos speak for themselves. I took them during the past two weeks in my new favorite country. No typical holiday destination, but in any case a true paradise for all lovers of nature and photo enthusiasts. Iceland proved to me that ...