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SIGMA sd Quattro wins the IF Gold Award

Once again SIGMA has been confirmed for its top camera design as the Japanese company was awarded the iF Design Award 2017 for its mirrorless sd Quattro digital camera. In 1953 the predecessor of the iF whose abbreviations means Industrie Forum, was founded as Die gute Industrieform in the German city of Hanover. Under the ...

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The infamous winning photo of the World Press Photo Award 2017

Every year the Press Photo of the Year receives the World Press Photo Award. It’s not unusual that this particular award has stirred up some controversy. Press photography takes place where events, achievements but also tragedies and catastrophes happen. It’s a fact and logical that not only beautiful things can be seen in the photos. ...

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SIGMA searching for structure – Contest

SIGMA Germany has started this sunny week with a call on Facebook. Those of you who submit their nicest and most special favorite photo of a structure until this Monday, 20 Feb 2017, 6:00 p.m., can win even twice: According to the advertisement every photo will be published on the Facebook page and can be ...

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Westlicht Wien Hungary 56 – Pictures of a Revolution

In 2015 refugees were a big issue in Europe. In border areas in particular the agitation and the stream of people seeking refuge could be noticed. Hungary and the train station in Budapest were affected quite a lot as well. Thousands of refugees kept waiting there for transit permits, gathering on the spot. These events ...

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Peter Lindbergh

They claim that it was him who invented top models. That may be a bit exaggerated. However, nobody can deny that the photo taken by Peter Lindbergh showing a group of stunningly beautiful young ladies strolling through the streets of New York changed the fashion world and started a new era of top models. Because ...

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SIGMA NEWS

As always the world of photography has become calmer after the Photokina. After all big manufacturers have presented their new products and revealed the great surprises there’s now much less news to report about.  As all of you know already some new SIGMA lenses have been released on the market and of course we’re aching ...

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Instagram is art!

The Belvedere Museum in Vienna is among the most important art museums in the world. The prestigious house owns the greatest collection of Austrian art, among which there is the world’s largest collection of paintings by Gustav Klimt. It’s quite an honor that a prestigious house like that dedicates an exhibition to a phenomenon that ...

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Lens Review Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art

Just after arriving at the Photokina there were quite a lot of things to discover for a curious guy like me. Besides numerous innovations regarding print technology in photography and many fantastic exhibitions of pictures from all over the world, I was particularly fascinated by the recently announced lenses. Of course, Sigma’s optics attracted me ...

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Photokina – Imaging Unlimited

We’ve already written about this topic once – but now the time’s come! In the scene it is THE big event – the Photokina. Photographers from all around the world travel to Cologne end of September to visit the exhibition. It’s always highly anticipated because camera and lens manufacturers like to use it as a ...

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FacesbehindVoices – An inspiring project by an inspiring person.

An autodidact, who, instead of telling his date of birth, rather tells that he loves Spaghetti since 1977. A guy, that went to Berlin for a couple of years, just to give it a try and who is now able to pride himself with collaborations with PhaseOne and Broncolor. For a couple of months now, ...