Tag: People

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The world in faces – by Alexander Khimushin

Faces keep fascinating me. Some time ago I already told you in an article how much emotions in portrait photography fascinate me. Human emotions can literally be read in our faces. With the exception of extremely good poker players, perhaps. And that’s exactly why I find faces especially thrilling. One and the same face can ...

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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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Ren Hang – Remembering a great photographer

On 23 February 2017 the sad news of Ren Hang’s death was published in many different art magazines and newspapers. The Chinese photographer, who with his emotional, special and highly aesthetic analogue photographs counts among the most prominent representatives of the new, word-renowned generation of photographers, died at the early age of 29. Photography wasn’t ...

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Hasselblad Award 2017

The Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography is a renowned photography prize that is awarded every year for extraordinary performances. The award, which is considered to be the most significant in photography worldwide, is organized by the Hasselblad Foundation and worth about 100,000 €. The list of award winners includes big names such as Henri ...

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Tom Hoying – Scenic View

Whoever has been on vacation within the last ten years must have noticed one obvious trend –cameras and smartphones are everywhere. Sometimes, when visiting a spectacular or meaningful place, all you encounter are people experiencing it through their lenses or screens. I’m not one to judge here, because I regularly catch myself doing the same. ...

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The mesmerizing beauty of albino people

Today, I would like to show you some conceptual photography series, which fascinated me immediately. Not just because of their alterity and simplicity, but the interesting people, who have been portrayed on a magnificent and imaginative way. It had been a desire for the Israeli photographer, Yulia Taits for quite a long time to manage ...

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Portrait Photography with the Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

One Model – one Location – one Lens. To have the right equipment for my upcoming photoshoot, I look through my objectives for a suitable portrait lens. Back then, as a beginner in the photography, I bought the light strong Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM lens. Now, I unpacked it again and to have ...