Tag: History

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 ...

People change. PLACES AS WELL.

I’m sure everyone of you knows that feeling. Those places from our childhood we used to visit once or perhaps more often and of which we have a very clear picture in our minds. An image so clear as if it had been yesterday. Maybe there was that incredibly beautiful spot by the river one ...

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. ...

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Europeana – A dream come true for every antique photography fan

I love looking at old photographs. One of my nicest childhood memories is how I was sitting on my great-grandmother’s attic with a box full of faded photographs I kept browsing through. I’ve always been fascinated by the past and the changes that have taken place since then. Very often I was running around with ...

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The power of images

Photos can be a powerful tool. Both in a negative and in a positive way. Photos show reality the way it has happened, objectively and truthfully. At least that’s been the opinion of most people for a long period of time. Nowadays one has become a bit more skeptical concerning photos and videos. We know ...

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SIGMA Background Check – Part 2

Hey guys! This blog article comes with another 4 thrilling facts about the company SIGMA – we already know quite well how lenses function. But what’s behind the name of the company? What made Kazuto start the enterprise? And what is the profit of the home-made cameras? Enjoy reading 🙂   SIGMA The people interested ...