Category: Video

Robert Frank

Today I’d like to introduce you to another big name on the list of the most important photographers of our time. He belongs to the photographic scene of Henri Cartier Bresson and Joe Meyerowitz and is as impressive: Robert Frank is a Swiss-American photographer, film director and cameraman who became internationally famous especially thanks to ...

Nostalgia cure: this is how fast Photoshop was 20 years ago

Dear photography friends, In case you are getting irritated by the slowness of Lightroom or Photoshop while editing 30MP+ files and in case you are thinking, that everything was better in the old days, I recommend that you watch the following Apple demo, which took place during Macworld Expo 1997. In the course of said ...

The interplay of painting and photography

Hey everyone! Today I want to take you on a little tour through the history of Arts. In this post I’ll focus on the beginnings of photography and its interplay with the art of painting. Since the advent of photography around 1830, photographers and painters considered themselves competitors. Nevertheless there were always mutual influences. In ...

Bernd and Hilla Becher

Bernd and Hilla Becher are a well-known German couple of photographers, famous for their black and white photographs of timber frame constructions and industrial buildings. Together they also founded a school of photography in Düsseldorf. From a very young age Bernd and Hilla have been highly interested in photography and creative arts. Hilla became a ...

Hey guys, Today I want to take you on a little tour back into the history of photography by presenting you a real pioneer in photographic technology: Eadweard Muybridge! Born in 1830 in England, Muybridge started his professional career in a bookshop, but very soon he focused on photography which became his passion and fascination. ...

“#365 Unpacked “– The trash of our lives.

Being honest, we all know it. Some of us still manage to look the other way or close our eyes about it, but we do know it. We are slowly (or not even so slowly) but steadily covering this planet with trash. Trash that inevitably will, at some point, rob us from enough fertile soil ...

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Pictures like from the old days

All those among you who’ve been following this blog for quite some time know I’m a huge fan of antique pictures. If I remember correctly, the retro look of Instagram filters with which you could convert your own images within few seconds into something that seemed to be from another era was the only reason ...

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Animals seen from below – Andrius Burba

First it was dogs under water, then it was dogs shaking their bones and cats jumping through the air, later on dogs catching a goodie and the most recent idea that’s fascinated animal fans from all around the world is called “Dogs seen from below”. Sometimes I really wonder why I don’t also have such ...

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A somewhat different kind of hobby for father and son

Adrian Sommeling and his son practice a hobby of a special kind. For many years Adrian has been working in the marketing industry. According to his own statement, he’s cooperated for many national and international campaigns. For some months he’s been focusing on more personal sorts of projects. These projects combine his profession with photography ...

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Martha Cooper

Some consider it to be art, others call it vandalism. I definitely belong to the first group. At least when it’s not just scrabbling but when there’s a message behind the whole image, when some style or at least some effort can be recognized. I’m talking about street art. Martha Cooper is almost a celebrity ...