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The incredible photos of George Eastman House Museum

The internet keeps amazing me every day anew. For a hobby photographer, it is just like a river full of life to an angler. No sooner than the fishing rod is tossed, a catch is made 😉 . Thanks to a short article on popphoto.com, I took notice of a stunning Flickr-collection by the George ...

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Incredible street photography by Maciej Dacowicz

As one of the „up and coming“ stars in the world of photography, Maciej Dakowicz certainly is a household name to many street photography enthusiasts. Meanwhile, the in London residing polish photographer is active predominantly in the area of documentary photography; on this occasion, however, I would like to draw attention to exactly those photos ...

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The photographic time machine shorpy.com

When I studied history as a little boy, no text, irrespective of how eloquently it was written, could captivate me more than a good picture in order to convey the happenings before my time. I have always preferred photos over texts, because in contrast to illustrations, pictures appeared to be real. I had a similar ...

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New National Geographic Blog

Similar to the New York Times‘ „The Lively Morgue“, the National Geographic Society now runs a blog featuring lesser known but nevertheless incredible pictures from its own archives. The “NatGeo Found” blog has been launched last week on occasion of the 125th anniversary of National Geographic and is slowly but surely gaining about 3 to ...

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In Search of Inspiration: Nick Frank’s Subway

Subway stations are universally known as places full of motion where you can easily feel claustrophobic – that’s how I feel about it, anyway. This is not the case in Nick Frank’s photos, however. The Munich photographer succeeds in recognizing as well as capturing beauty within functional architecture. Bright and deserted, his photography is reminiscent ...

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Panoramic photo of London – 320 gray gigapixel

A few days ago, a new record in terms of picture magnitude was set once again. A huge 320-gigapixel panoramic picture of London was made up of  48.640 individual frames by a team of photographers. No expense was spared. Four Canon EOS 7D SLR with EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM lenses and Extender EF ...

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Camera as a new fashion accessory?

Whenever I have some spare time, I make myself a cup of coffee or tea and indulge in the practice of reading threads on new photography equipment. I find it very relaxing just to be exploring newest technologies. It’s like modern version of those famous breakfast scenes from Hollywood movies.  Family gathered around the table, ...

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Ebay oddity: 1000+ cams for $40.000

A longtime collector of old analogue cameras from California has sold his collection of more than 1000 cameras for $34.999, which was the minimum bid. The “Buy it Now” price was $49.999. It is pretty hard to recognize any specific models on the low-resolution pictures, but it seems that you can find some expensive large-format ...

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Most beautiful photos of Belgrade

Since I arrived in Belgrade I’ve googled for some pictures of the city just to find out about the most interesting locations and best photo motifs. Of course I’m going to share them with you The above has been taken from the International Space Station by the NASA astronaut Anatoli Alekseyevich Ivanishin. In the center ...

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In Search of Inspiration: Paul Schneggenburgers “The Sleep of the Beloved”

Well before the blockbuster “Inception”, sleep has always fascinated humans. Even the ancient cultures tried to understand this phenomenon. If you believe some native tribes, it is possible to connect with supernatural beings like spirits of the ancestors or even look into the future while asleep. If you prefer scientific approach, sleep is nothing else ...