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The SIGMA Road Trip

In the summer months in particular (from March to October, to be exact) SIGMA will be traveling a lot to many events in Germany where many photography fans come together. With their silver Air Stream caravan which the company calls its SIGMAliner you can’t miss them. The project is a great adventure because visitors can ...

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Martha Cooper

Some consider it to be art, others call it vandalism. I definitely belong to the first group. At least when it’s not just scrabbling but when there’s a message behind the whole image, when some style or at least some effort can be recognized. I’m talking about street art. Martha Cooper is almost a celebrity ...

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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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Lensculture & Magnum Photo Award 2017

MAGNUM, a name everybody who even knows a bit about photography is familiar with. For decades Magnum has ranged among the most important and most influential photo agencies worldwide. Many of the most popular photographers are among the series of Magnum photographers and working under a contract for Magnum Photos surely is a great honor. ...

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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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27 Frames – Professional photographers and single-use cameras – a fantastic project

An idea that became an experiment. The desire to move a bit further away from the glossy perfection of an Instagram account and to get a bit closer to the essential… That’s the way Matt Titone felt as he launched his very special art project – he decided to send some single-use cameras away to ...

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Dragana Jurisic – “Yu: The lost country“

I still remember it as if it had been yesterday. Even though I’ve never been affected myself as somebody who grew up in Austria and who had the privilege of going to the sea twice a year. To the sea in Yugoslavia. Even I feel strange writing this name although I never really came to ...

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SIGMA sd Quattro wins the IF Gold Award

Once again SIGMA has been confirmed for its top camera design as the Japanese company was awarded the iF Design Award 2017 for its mirrorless sd Quattro digital camera. In 1953 the predecessor of the iF whose abbreviations means Industrie Forum, was founded as Die gute Industrieform in the German city of Hanover. Under the ...

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The infamous winning photo of the World Press Photo Award 2017

Every year the Press Photo of the Year receives the World Press Photo Award. It’s not unusual that this particular award has stirred up some controversy. Press photography takes place where events, achievements but also tragedies and catastrophes happen. It’s a fact and logical that not only beautiful things can be seen in the photos. ...

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SIGMA searching for structure – Contest

SIGMA Germany has started this sunny week with a call on Facebook. Those of you who submit their nicest and most special favorite photo of a structure until this Monday, 20 Feb 2017, 6:00 p.m., can win even twice: According to the advertisement every photo will be published on the Facebook page and can be ...