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Living in boxes

Speaking for myself, I found the pictures of the Hong Kong subway unbearable already. As someone who just doesn’t feel comfortable when there’s not enough space and who’s even claustrophobic, a subway ride in Hong Kong during rush hour would probably mean hell on earth. The pictures I’ve recently seen in the National Geographic Magazine ...

In every detail: Todd McLellan

  Canadian photographer Todd McLellan uses his origins from a home full of technicians and engineers to create a very special still life. In his photo series “Things Come Apart”, he uses very ordinary everyday items to arrange them in order to create photographic works of art. For this purpose the Canadian takes them apart ...

The colors of the desert

When you come from a country like I do, where green and blue are clearly the most dominating colors, you will hardly be able to imagine that elsewhere humans and animals live in landscapes that may seem a bit hostile and perhaps even scary to us. As a child I felt that way when I ...

“30 New and Emerging Photographers“

“PDN’s best 30“ probably sounds familiar to you. In 1999 already the Photo District News Magazine published its first “30 New and Emerging Photographers” list and thus started a new era in the photographic industry. Before that, young photographers barely had the chance to start a successful career or attract attention. They would usually work ...

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The winners of the 4th Dronestagram Award

It seems to be an award season! A couple of days ago I told you about the iPhone Photography Awards and today you can already admire the next awarded pictures. The winners of the fourth International Drone Photography Contest, which was initiated by Dronestagram, have been announced and, as expected, there are some really amazing ...

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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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Unique pictures taken by Andreas Lie

Andreas Lie achieved international fame and popularity with his double exposure series “Norwegian Woods”. This wonderful series shows animals that harmonize with Norway’s scenery. Snow-covered mountains and thick fir woods become the fur of the regional wild animals such as wolves, foxes and deer. Most pictures of the 25-year-old artist, who currently lives in Bergen, ...

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The world in faces – by Alexander Khimushin

Faces keep fascinating me. Some time ago I already told you in an article how much emotions in portrait photography fascinate me. Human emotions can literally be read in our faces. With the exception of extremely good poker players, perhaps. And that’s exactly why I find faces especially thrilling. One and the same face can ...

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Get on the train, please! –Michael Wolf and Tokyo’s rush hour

Everyone living in a big city can at least picture how unbearable the situation of people captured in the photos taken by Michael Wolf must be like. In the summer months, in particular, public transport isn’t a place to feel very good. In cities with an extremely high population density it won’t ever be. As ...

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The SIGMA Road Trip

In the summer months in particular (from March to October, to be exact) SIGMA will be traveling a lot to many events in Germany where many photography fans come together. With their silver Air Stream caravan which the company calls its SIGMAliner you can’t miss them. The project is a great adventure because visitors can ...