Tag: Award

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Chris de Bode – LensCulture Portrait Photo Award Winner

What makes a good portrait picture? To me portrait photography is difficult and exciting at the same time. Difficult because your own work to a high degree depends on another person and the harmony between the photographer and the person portrayed has a great impact. Even if you master your technique perfectly and have the ...

SIGMA and Awards

As this title already suggests, SIGMA’s series of awards is increasing – with the renowned TIPA Award , which was awarded this March. In this case, the SIGMA 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM lens from the Art series, which has been awarded many times by now, received the prize as best wide-angle zoom lens. Besides that, ...

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Frederik Buyckx

Winning the biggest photography competition in the world, this mainly means one thing: international fame, recognition and an incredible stage for one’s works. When you count among the ten photographers who are finally awarded with one of ten Sony World Photography category prizes, you know that you’ve successfully beaten thousands of other photographers worldwide. 227,595 ...

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Lensculture & Magnum Photo Award 2017

MAGNUM, a name everybody who even knows a bit about photography is familiar with. For decades Magnum has ranged among the most important and most influential photo agencies worldwide. Many of the most popular photographers are among the series of Magnum photographers and working under a contract for Magnum Photos surely is a great honor. ...

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Dragana Jurisic – “Yu: The lost country“

I still remember it as if it had been yesterday. Even though I’ve never been affected myself as somebody who grew up in Austria and who had the privilege of going to the sea twice a year. To the sea in Yugoslavia. Even I feel strange writing this name although I never really came to ...

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Hasselblad Award 2017

The Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography is a renowned photography prize that is awarded every year for extraordinary performances. The award, which is considered to be the most significant in photography worldwide, is organized by the Hasselblad Foundation and worth about 100,000 €. The list of award winners includes big names such as Henri ...

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The SIGMA sd Quattro is the big winner!

The sd Quattro is the Award winner of the German Design Award 2017 Last week SIGMA published some very good news – the mirrorless SIGMA sd Quattro  has received the German Design Award 2017  in the category Entertainment with a Special Mention. The prize is awarded by the German Design Council, an expert for labels ...

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“Wildlife Photographer of the Year”

The winner of the renowned photo competition “Wildlife Photographer of the Year”, which will be organized for the 52nd time this year by London’s Natural History Museum, won’t be announced before October – however, we can enjoy some pictures that have already been published! The famous award was already founded in 1965 by the BBC ...

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SIGMA News: SIGMA awarded as “Most Innovative Brand of the Year“

  End of June SIGMA was awarded the world’s biggest prize for innovations: the Plus X Award in the category video and photography technology, as “Most Innovative Brand of the Year”. The award was officially handed over to SIGMA in the building of the first German Bundestag in Bonn at the Plus X Award Night. ...

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The winner of the Objektiv 2016, the Austrian Press Photo Award

This week the best press photos were awarded with the “Objektiv” Award 2016 in Austria. Only works by male and female press photographers that had been published in an Austrian medium were accepted in the competition. Every year the jury of the “Objektiv” Award consists of experienced media and photography professionals. To name just a ...