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Beauty and decay – Abandoned sites by Niki Feijen

There is something very fascinating and mystical thinking about , what will happen after the human species disappears. The human race, which dominates this planet like no other creature and which heavily affects it in its development and its appearance. Since humans and their influence is so evident on planet Earth, it is almost impossible ...

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But first coffee…

Friday morning. You know that feeling? That incredibly good weekend feeling you get in spite of the working day that’s still ahead? When suddenly all the stress is gone and you can start your day completely relaxed? That’s the way I was feeling today. The sun was shining through the leaves of the trees in ...

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Photo walk with the DP2 Quattro at the Japan Festival in Munich

This year once more the Japan Festival, which has been celebrated in Munich for more than 20 years, took place on July 17, attracting hundreds of visitors. So I decided to participate and take some pictures of the fantastic cosplay costumes. In addition to the many dress-ups, the culinary delights and performances conjure up spellbinding subjects ...

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Event: Rencontres d’ Arles Award

Hey guys, last week I wrote an article for you about Dronestagram. Actually I wanted to take a closer look at drone aerial photography in this blog article. This is a very interesting and diversified modern field in photography, even from a legal point of view, and there are many unknown aspects about it. However, ...

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Volte-Face: Oliver Curtis is photographing against the tide

No matter how different they are, famous monuments and touristic attractions do have one thing in common. They are always the center of attention. As a consequence, there are countless pictures of those attractions, that all look alike. Huge crowds of people gather around those monuments, with their cameras, smartphones and selfie-sticks, all trying to ...

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The World Press Photo Exhibition

Emotional, strong, sometimes terrifying, entertaining, teary and always touching. The photos at the World Press Photo Exhibition are worth being watched   year after year. They document in the same way as they point out the condition of our society. Soon it will be time again –the World Press Photo Exhibition 2016   will take place in ...

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The Impossible Project

Polaroid.  Most probably all of you are familiar with this word. And if you spend more time with Polaroid, there’s no way getting around The Impossible project. When in 2008 Polaroid announced it would stop their instant film production, The Impossible bought the last few remaining factories, a couple of days before they were closing ...

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In the country with the SIGMA 70-200mm lens

Hey guys, Today it was time again for another photo walk. It was mainly cloudy but very bright, actually quite perfect for what I had in mind! All those of you who’ve been outside with their cameras on a cloudy day know that then the light is especially soft and beautiful. I like the effect ...

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Test: SIGMA 70-200mm F2,8 EX DG OS HSM

Hey guys, I’ve decided to take a closer look at a rather old lens once again: the SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM. This lens is particularly useful for portrait, documentary but also for wildlife photography as well as for concerts and astrophotography. The first thing you will notice when holding the 70-200mm lens ...