Tag: photography

An autumn stroll in Ireland’s capital

“Cozy like a pub, hospitable like a village,” I could read before my departure on some websites as I was looking for some travel inspiration. I wasn’t quite able to imagine what that meant. Shortly after my arrival it became quite obvious to me, though. Dublin is a wonderful city which, despite its size, has ...

Daguerreotypy

The Daguerrotype process has its origins in 19th century France. Joseph Niépce was the inventor of photography. However, French painter Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre (18 November 1797 – 10 July 1851) with his particular photographic process made it practical and popular. On 19 August 1839 the first Daguerrotype portrait was created. This so-called “light-based portraiture” ...

Erika Zolli – Geometric Variants

Symmetry, geometry and the play with lines and shapes in photography have always fascinated me. Thus it’s not really surprising that as I looked at the photos of Erika Zolli’s project “Geometric Variants” for the first time I was stunned right away. In her photos this photographer creates new worlds and realities. In a combination ...

Jean-Baptiste Mondino – an icon photographs other icons

The 1980s were a decade that made Jean-Baptiste Mondino an icon. Until today his photos of actresses and singers have become world-famous and his style is unique. The list of icons he photographed is endless: from Madonna, David Bowie, Prince to Björk, Lenny Kravitz and Sting. He also counts among the most important and most ...

More and more instant photos

For the past few years all of us have certainly noticed that instant cameras have become increasingly popular and experienced a complete revival. Everyone loves the little square or rectangular images with pale colors and white margins. Just add the date or some words with a black pen, wait for a few minutes and you’ve ...

Oded Wagenstein – Ageing in the tundra “Forgotten Like Last Year’s Snow“

One of the most interesting recent photo documentaries is the one of Oded Wagenstein. This guy from the Middle East, who, he says, has rarely been traveling in regions with temperatures near 0 degrees Celsius, decided to go to one of the coldest and most inhospitable places in the world to take pictures of a ...

“There is more that unites us than sets us apart.” – Portrait of Humanity Award

“There is more that unites us than sets us apart.” The motto of the Portrait of Humanity Award is as up-to-date as ever. In times where all over the world distinctions between US and THE OTHERS, boundaries and fears of differences have become a number 1 topic, we really need more of such projects as ...

These are my YouTube tips for you!

Few months ago I showed you some of my favorite YouTube channels dealing with photography and editing. On this platform you can very easily discover a lot of informative and interesting videos or just learn new things and get inspired more easily and for free. In my opinion this is a great possibility to keep ...

Do’s and don’ts in architectural photography

Photographers who deal with the subject of architectural photography, have to pay attention to some essential things in their pictures. In general, every building, no matter how old, can be used as a motif. Ultimately, this depends on the desired image statement. We have summarized the most important do's and don'ts on architecture photography here. ...

Through the wind and the rain

While other people enjoy spending their summer vacation in deckchairs on warm and sunny beaches with a cool refreshing drink and a book in their hands, this year I decided to do the opposite. This year my plans took me to Iceland, a destination that’s been on my mind for a very long time. Instead ...