Tag: photographers

Welcome back, David Lachapelle!

As I’ve already shown you in my article on Oliviero Toscani, I’m pretty much interested in the art of commercial photography. The comeback of the Italian scandal photographer really was a highlight and I’m looking forward a lot to the fresh breeze he will hopefully blow into the advertising industry. Another photographer who (not only) ...

Looking backstage: the ways how Magnum photographers work

Magnum photographers definitely count among the biggest, most popular and most influential photographers of our time. Their names have gained cult status and everybody has heard of them. Elliott Erwitt. Henri Cartier-Bresson. Robert Capa. Steve McCurry. And many other famous names from the past 70 years. Thanks to a friend I came across a book ...

The gray autumn is back

It feels as if autumn has just arrived and its most beautiful aspects, the colorful leaves hanging on the trees, the warm sun and the wonderful soft autumn light have gone way too soon. A couple of days ago, as I looked out of my window, I realized that this part of the season will ...

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 ...

Subway romance photographed by Andre D. Wagner

If you live in a big city as I do and depend on using public transport almost every day, this often won’t be part of the things you enjoy in your everyday life. Subways, trams and buses have left a rather bad impression on me over the past few years. Either they’re overcrowded or they ...

Once upon a time … Fairytale images by Katarzyna and Marcin Owczarek

Fairytales have always counted among my favorite stories. No matter how grown up I became, fantasy and fairytale stuff has always kept fascinating me. The lack of all logic, endless possibilities and unlimited creativity and inspiration are probably the aspects that fascinate me so much about fairytales. Speaking animals, enchanted princes, surprising turning points we ...

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The ZEISS Photography Award: “Seeing Beyond – Untold Stories“

“Seeing Beyond – Untold Stories“. This title already implies that the third ZEISS Photography Award is most likely to present us some very special creations. There are no limits to the creativity of the photographers as the organizers of the award even emphasized that the topic “Untold Stories” could, or to be more exact, it ...

Traveling designs by Shamekh Bluwi

Creativity is among the traits I admire most in people. For me, the amazing thing about creativity is, that it comes in so many different forms and seeing what other peoples creative minds are able to create inspires me a lot. Among my latest inspiration discoveries is Shamekh Bluwi, a fashion designer and illustrator who ...

Guest contribution – Ines Futterknecht Photography

Hello fellow photo enthusiasts. This month I have the honor to write a guest contribution for the fotogenerell blog. My name is Ines Futterknecht, I’m 23 years old and photography has been part of my life for most of my life. It all started with the small orange analogue camera my parents gave me for ...

The first making-of pictures in the new Pirelli Calendar 2018

Everyone who’s a bit interested in photography will come across this particular calendar: Of course, I’m talking about the Pirelli Calendar! This exclusive photo calendar, which is edited by Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli, was published for the first time in 1964. The calendar can’t be bought like any other product but is exclusively delivered to ...