Category: Photography News

UPY 2018 – High-class underwater photography

Those of you who’ve been following this blog for some time probably know already that we’re big fans of awards. To us photo awards are a sign of motivation and inspiration. It’s just incredible how much photographic talent exists in this world and how different the techniques, approaches and perspectives of photographers can be. One ...

Attention, SIGMA announces a new lens: the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art

Today SIGMA announced a new lens: It’s an ultra-wide-angle lens of the Art series! We’re very excited already. For the past years SIGMA has been working on two ultra-wide-angle lenses with the important focal length of 14mm at the same time. Last year we were already happy about the 14mm fixed focal length with an ...

Have you heard of “Dollar Street“ yet?

Dollar Street is a project started by Anna Rosling Rönnlund. For many years Rosling Rönnlund’s job was mainly to make global trends, developments and data more understandable to the public with the help of colorful charts, diagrams and graphs. Eventually, however, this job frustrated her because all she could read from the numbers and curves ...

Knitted Camouflage – Hide and seek in knitwear

One would think that today, in an age of visual boom where almost everyone has become a photographer thanks to their smartphones, it wouldn’t exist anymore. But it does – every once in a while you can still find it, hidden among the masses, this one original idea nobody has ever had before. As you ...

SIGMA announces the launch of its first online magazine “SEIN Online”

 SIGMA is proud to announce the launch of its first online magazine titled SEIN Online. Since 24 January 2018 it has been online and can be visited on http://www.sigma-sein.com/en/ . SEIN Online is an original web magazine of the camera and lens manufacturer which has been started for creative and interested people.The mission of the ...

Life in Japan – Herbert Geddes

Once again I’d like to take you on a trip back into the past. This time we’re going to Japan around 1910. Herbert Geddes was the manager of a Canadian import-export company and between 1908 and 1918 he was in Yokohama on a business trip to Japan. On photographic glass slides he captured the impressions ...

Neal Preston Rock ‘n’ Roll up close

Rock ’n‘ Roll up close, energetic and full of emotions! That’s the pictures that have made photographer Neal Preston a legend. I’m sure that each one of you knows at least one of his photos. Starting from the 1970s, the music scene and the rock scene in particular wouldn’t be what it is now to ...

Thomas Peschak and the ocean

Do you know that feeling? You see a photo and it captures you right away so you just can’t turn away anymore? I don’t feel like that very often, but when I do that feeling is very strong. It happened to me a couple of months ago: In the National Geographic Online Magazine I saw ...

Momo the Border Collie

Hey Momo! 😊 Do you remember Wally, Waldo, Walter or whatever the skinny guy with the red-and-white striped bobble hat was called,  where you are coming from? Wally was originally simply the main character in series of children’s’ books by the British author Martin Handford but by now he reached worldwide fame. The books about ...

Sigma patents multiple lenses for compact camera and micro 4/3

Since CES 2018, the largest consumer electronics fair, is taking place at the moment, I was eager to learn more about the mystery 50mm lens shown on Sigma’s current roadmap. In case you are interested you can read more about it here. The way it looks like at the moment, Sigma wants to announce all ...