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Lindbergh exhibition in Munich

https://youtu.be/eBijwWcnsts Almost everyone interested in photography sooner or later comes across the name Peter Lindbergh. The German belongs to the very big and influential fashion photographers of the past 1940s. His employers are nobody less important than Vogue, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair or the Rolling Stone. He considerably took part in establishing supermodels in ...

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Michel d’Oultremont – The perfect wildlife photo

As I already mentioned wildlife photography in my opinion counts among the key disciplines in photography. Animals hardly ever stand still, they don’t care about how you’d like them to pose, they’re unpredictable and mostly don’t want to cooperate. That’s particularly true with wild animals as, besides the above mentioned facts, they also tend to ...

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Event tip: Watched! Surveillance Art & Photography

Surveillance, big data and the Transparent Man – keywords that have been popping up very often in the media in recent years. They are often accompanied by articles on Facebook, Google & co who keep observing all our moves and collecting data in order to make profits in the best possible way. Names like NSA ...

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Peter Lindbergh

They claim that it was him who invented top models. That may be a bit exaggerated. However, nobody can deny that the photo taken by Peter Lindbergh showing a group of stunningly beautiful young ladies strolling through the streets of New York changed the fashion world and started a new era of top models. Because ...

“Restlicht” by Bernd Nicolaisen

For most of us, the thought of spending time in a place, so extremely cold and inhospitable as an ice cave is not a very pleasant one. Nevertheless, there is no denying it, eternal ice and those parts of the world where you can find it, are incredible fascinating and stunning to look at. Photos ...

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SIGMA presents its first short films

As all of you may certainly know already SIGMA has just extended its product range. Aiming to become more visible in the field of video technology SIGMA enters the market with a new product series of Cine lenses. The demand for lenses processing high resolution is permanently increasing and the Japanese company is reacting to ...

“Piper“ – Pixar’s little high-flyer

This time our article won’t relate to photography. It will be about a topic that fascinates me as much: movies. And currently there’s one movie that’s taking the world by storm. It lasts only 6 minutes, it’s called “Piper” and was produced by Pixar Animation Studios.  When in the beginning of the story the first ...

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Snowy owl snapped by traffic camera

Several days ago, a snowy owl was snapped in an impressive video by a traffic camera in the Canadian province of Quebec. Fascinated by that wonderful animal, Quebec’s Minister of Transport, Robert Poëti, uploaded several screenshots on Twitter and on Facebook, where they were liked and shared by hundreds of users within a couple of ...

“World of Photography” – an informative and entertaining TV series from the 80s

“World of Photography” was a 30-minute TV series with a focus on photography that was broadcast once a week between 1985 and 1991 on ABC, A&E and on The Travel Channel. It has influenced an entire generation of photographers in the US. In those six years where the series was on air, 175 episodes consisting ...

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Video: this is how a Light-field camera works

No matter what one makes of the Lytro cameras – the “shoot now, focus later” feature is no doubt interesting, but the cameras weren’t a success due to unusual bodies and control concepts, low resolution and steep prices – there is no denying that the concept behind light-field cameras, which made the jump into consumer ...