Category: Photography News

More details about the best Press Photos of the Year

Every year the World Press Photo exhibit is an obligatory date for me. This event is always worth to follow and take a closer look at. The “World Press Photo Awards” are a renowned photo competition. The winning picture, the “World Press Photo of the Year”, will be awarded a sum of 10,000 Euros. A ...

One-button photography – where does that leave us photographers?

Today I read the DPReview article about 5 new camera features introduced with Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones and found the first sentence in the final thoughts quite interesting. It reads as follows: The philosophy behind the Pixel camera - and for that matter the philosophy behind many smartphone cameras today - ...

Interview with Kazuto Yamaki about Sigma cameras and L-mount and other news

Like other manufacturers Sigma has also announced its new products ahead of Photokina 2018. We have reported on the 6 new lenses as well as the partnership with Leica and Panasonic. Barney Britton, an editor over at DPReview, was able to get a good look at the new lenses. You can find a lot of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rumor: Sigma to announce 5 new lenses soon

The Japanese website nokishita-camera.com has leaked photos of five Sigma lenses, which are supposedly going to be announced soon. As the pictures show, there are three primes and two zoom lenses: Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art, Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art, Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN, Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports ...

“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 ...

NEAT Projects 2 – A dream come true for all travel photographers

We know it all too well. You’re on vacation and have been looking forward to a certain monument or a certain view you’ve seen in so many calendar pictures or on Instagram, and then you’re standing right in front and can’t even see the sight because of all the crowds of people! This particular problem ...

An EISA Award for SIGMA

By now probably all of you are familiar with the EISA Award. But just to help you remember: EISA is an association of 53 professional magazines from 25 European countries. The association is mainly known for its award that is given every year. The editors-in-chief of all EISA membership magazines get together to decide about ...