Tag: pictures

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 ...

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Event: Rencontres d’ Arles Award

Hey guys, last week I wrote an article for you about Dronestagram. Actually I wanted to take a closer look at drone aerial photography in this blog article. This is a very interesting and diversified modern field in photography, even from a legal point of view, and there are many unknown aspects about it. However, ...

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News: A reason to be happy – News about Sigma at the CP+

In one of my previous blog articles I wrote about the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show in Japan. Some particularly positive news that was presented and comes from SIGMA is its MC-11 Mount Converter which allows SIGMA “SA” and SIGMA “Canon EF” mounts on interchangeable lenses to be used on a Sony device with ...

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Tip: Elena Shumilovas Photos of her Kids and Four-Legged Friends

As a young mother, Elena Shumilova undeniably misses time to get intensely involved with photography. Two sons and a farm full of diverse four-legged animals claim a lot of time and attention, as you can probably imagine. As if it’s not remarkable enough to be distinctly talented and find time for great photos, Elena discovered ...

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Brain Twister: Joseph Ford’s Aerial

I’m curious by nature, I love puzzles. I like optical illusions and photos which play tricks on my sense of vision and my brain above all. Two and a half months ago I wrote about an image by Bela Borsodi, which was so tricky that one could hardly tell whether it was a photomontage or ...

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Tip: Joe Capra’s Time Laps Videos

When I view my own photos I have a hard time believing that pictures can be worth more than a thousand words. Then I stumble upon a jewel like Joe Capra’s time laps videos and arrive to the conclusion that the old saying is true. His videos are beautiful beyond words. How can one describe ...

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Tip: Jessica Trinh’s Dog Photography

Jessica Trinh is one of those photographers who show great talent and achieve fame at a young age. At only 13 she began taking photographs that would make many an „old hand“ envious. Five years later, her photo stream is full of wonderful, heart-warming dog photos. Her go-to motifs are her two four-legged companions, the ...

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Historic Pictures now in Color: ColorizedHistory and Titanic in Color

Reddit is known as an internet platform infamous for its „trolls“, but it’s also a huge community full of creative minds bursting with ideas and thirst for action. An example illustrating this is the ColorizedHistory group with over 20000 members, all of whom are amateur historians working together in order to colorize as many historic ...

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The 10 most expensive photos of all times

On a daily basis, I come across photos that I like and that I would ascribe a high monetary value. I reflect upon how difficult it must have been to capture the motive, how gorgeous the photo turned out or how groundbreaking the idea behind it or the underlying message is. At the art market, ...