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Perspective matters – Setinthestreet

Perspective matters – as photography fans and photo enthusiasts we probably know this already in one way or another. One guy, who highlights a totally new aspect of perspective, is Justin Bettman. His photo project SetintheStreet reminds us of the fact that not everything is the way it seems and that in the world of ...

Are Digital Artists the new stars in photography?

Have you ever thought about your opinion on photo editing? I’m not talking about the kind of post-editing that’s supposed to make models even more flawless by retouching half of their legs and adding quite a bit to their upper part of the body.  No, I’m referring to the photo editing that makes sceneries, parts ...

The Broccoli Tree

Landscape and wildlife photographers often keep info regarding locations and motifs they find particularly interesting to themselves. One reason for that is that in times of internet and google maps other photographers soon find out about them and the locations or motifs become “overphotographed”. One additional reason is provided by the story about a tree ...

E-waste becomes art

We’re all producing horrendous amounts of electronic waste. Countless electronic devices are easily disposed as they are just not repaired but replaced with new stuff! To highlight this big issue photographer Benjamin Von Wong had an idea to open the eyes of many people. It’s about an elaborate work of art, about surreal portraits with ...

Attention – these Instagram users will make you a travel-addict!

Hey guys! Addicted to traveling! A feeling I’m often caught by and that tortures me every now and then. I simply love hopping on a car, a train or a plane and starting off into my next adventure! No matter where to, what counts is going far away and exploring some new environment (with my ...

Millennials of New York

Most of you are already familiar with the incredible and highly successful “Humans of New York” series by photographer Brand Stanton. On Fotogenerell we’ve already reported on this topic. The idea has triggered a real photographic storytelling revolution and has been copied in many other big cities. Humans of London, Humans of Vienna, Humans of… ...

Knitted Camouflage – Hide and seek in knitwear

One would think that today, in an age of visual boom where almost everyone has become a photographer thanks to their smartphones, it wouldn’t exist anymore. But it does – every once in a while you can still find it, hidden among the masses, this one original idea nobody has ever had before. As you ...

Alfra Martini – Cats as cover star doubles

The cat fans among you have surely heard of it already, all others may still be thrilled by the photos taken by American photographer Alfra Martini. The idea of restaging famous cover pictures with kittens clearly counts among those ideas I’d categorize as “Why haven’t I thought about this before?” Martini’s project “The Kitten Covers“ ...

“Things that annoy me about photography“ or “The flood of pictures“  

Facebook, Instagram etc. have made it possible to create selfies. And this kind of taking pictures is used and shared in an unforeseen way. This has led to billions of images produced without any clear idea behind them.

Dad becomes Instagram famous in one week

Bill Young is a photographer and a pilot. During his many stays in hotels all over the world he is exposed to different forms of architecture and design on a daily basis. Of all things the one he was particularly taken by were hotel carpets, which he decided to document meticulously at one point and ...