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Ebay oddity: 1000+ cams for $40.000

A longtime collector of old analogue cameras from California has sold his collection of more than 1000 cameras for $34.999, which was the minimum bid. The “Buy it Now” price was $49.999. It is pretty hard to recognize any specific models on the low-resolution pictures, but it seems that you can find some expensive large-format ...

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Sigma DP3 Merrill: RRP, Previews and samples…

The 3rd edition of DP Merrill camera comes with an RRP of €1099, same as previous two versions. No surprises here. It seems like nothing has changed on the inside. The sensor has been there since the original SD1. The buffer itself seems to be larger. From available photo samples it looks like the lens is ...

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Visiting the marketplace in Zemun with the Sigma DP2 Merrill

I was at the Zemun marketplace today to get some food for the following days. You can find everything there ― from smoked carp to pumpkin pie; two of my co-workers joked that you can even find bird milk there – but most importantly, at least for me, it provides endless opportunities for pictures. So ...

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Google’s new image search: much ado about nothing or photo theft?

Since Google adjusted its image search more than two weeks ago, voices of criticism have been raised all over the net, accusing the www giant of stealing photos. In the meantime, Google’s own Webmaster Central Blog fills with offensive comments coming from photographers and other content creators, who feel deceived by the company. Elsewhere, it’s ...

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Most beautiful photos of Belgrade

Since I arrived in Belgrade I’ve googled for some pictures of the city just to find out about the most interesting locations and best photo motifs. Of course I’m going to share them with you The above has been taken from the International Space Station by the NASA astronaut Anatoli Alekseyevich Ivanishin. In the center ...

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In Search of Inspiration: Paul Schneggenburgers “The Sleep of the Beloved”

Well before the blockbuster “Inception”, sleep has always fascinated humans. Even the ancient cultures tried to understand this phenomenon. If you believe some native tribes, it is possible to connect with supernatural beings like spirits of the ancestors or even look into the future while asleep. If you prefer scientific approach, sleep is nothing else ...

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I just couldn’t resist: I bought a Sigma DP2 Merrill

The piggy bank’s empty, but I am ecstatic! I received my new camera tree days ago and believe me it’s not just any camera; it’s DP2 Merril, which I’ve craved for for so long When I switched from Canon and Nikon to SD1, I was actually flirting with the idea of buying a compact camera; ...

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Sigma announces 4 new lenses at CP+ 2013!

After all those Sigma news (35 f1,4, 17-70 f2,8-4, 120-300 f2,8, DP3 Merrill, etc.) in the recent months, I assumed that the Bandai lenses and cameras manufacturer is going to take it easy for a while. Boy was I wrong! The Japanese had many more surprise in store at this year’s CP+. Three new lenses ...

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Pinterest: The next big thing?

Being the fastest growing social network, Pinterest is on everyone’s lips. It has reached me too and for a few weeks now I’ve been part of this photosharing platform. I am still getting used to the user interface and the concept of “pinning“. I can tell you one thing, Pinterest is far from being „better ...

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Review: Sigma 10-20 f3.5

I’ve been a proud owner of a Sigma 10-20 f3,5 for a few  months now.  Have been using it almost exclusively on my SD1 in January. I‘ve taken hundreds of photos with the ultra-wide-angle lense since then and it’s about time to share my experience with you. Quality and Handling The 10-20 f3,5 belongs to ...

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