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PHOTOPIA Hamburg: A success story with enormous appeal

Around 20,000 people attended the third PHOTOPIA in Hamburg. The innovative live event is already recognized by the industry as the leading format for photo and video. But what do the visitors say? We asked them.

Meta: Labeling AI-generated images

Meta has announced its intention to label AI-generated images and videos on its social media platforms Facebook, Instagram and Threads.


The Federal Association of Professional Image Providers (BVPA) invites image editors, creatives and content buyers to PICTAday on April 18, 2024 at ECC Berlin.

Nikon: Z 9 in space

Several Nikon Z 9s have been in use on the International Space Station (ISS) since January. These are the first mirrorless Nikons to be used by the crew of the space station.

PHOTOPIA: The leading event for photography and imaging

PHOTOPIA Hamburg, which will take place for the fourth time from 10 to 13 October 2024, offers far more than just the presentations of its exhibiting companies with its comprehensive festival program. The positive feedback from the leading players in the photo and video industry shows that PHOTOPIA…

Sony World Photography Awards: National Awards 2024

Natalie Strohmaier has won the National Award Germany at the Sony World Photography Awards 2024.

Dresden: 100 years of the Deutsche Fotothek

In 2024, the Deutsche Fotothek at the Saxon State and University Library Dresden will celebrate its 100th anniversary.

Crowdinvesting campaign: photoSCHWEIZ becomes photoINTERNATIONAL

photoSCHWEIZ wants to internationalize its exhibition concept and at the same time become a digital platform for curated photography from around the world.

World Press Photo & Fujifilm: Strategic partnership

The World Press Photo Foundation has agreed a partnership with Fujfifilm to contribute to the development of press and documentary photography.

Sony World Photography Awards 2024 shortlist of the student competition

The World Photography Organization has announced the shortlist for the student competition of the Sony World Photography Awards 2024. Frederik Rüegger (Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie) has been nominated from Germany. The winner will be announced on April 18.

Art fair: Photo London 2024

The art fair Photo London announces its ninth edition from May 16 to 19, 2024, where French photographer Valérie Belin will be named Photo London Master of Photography 2024.

Camera sharing: Gearbooker instead of Gearo

Gearo, a platform for sharing camera equipment, ceases operations and recommends Gearbooker as an alternative for Germany and Austria.

Leica Camera: Cultural highlights 2024

Leica stands not only for camera technology, but also for a diverse and wide-ranging cultural program. The 2024 exhibition program presents multifaceted photographic artists such as Bryan Adams, Werner Bischof, Donata Wenders and Franziska Stünkel.

Nikon & AFP: Picture credit function

Nikon has announced a collaboration with Paris-based news agency Agence France-Press (AFP) to allow AFP photographers to test a new photo credit feature that Nikon has developed for its cameras.

SIYU professionelle fotografie schweiz: New professional association for photographers

"SIYU professionelle fotografie schweiz" launches on January 1, 2024 as a new professional association in Switzerland. The three previous photographer and film designer associations SBF, USPP and vfg are merging for this purpose.

Deichtorhallen 2024: Viral Hallucinations

The new curator at Haus der Photographie, Nadine Isabelle Henrich, will launch the new exhibition series "Viral Hallucinations" on September 7, 2024 with the exhibition "Tactics & Mythologies: Andrea Orejarena & Caleb Stein".

Hellerau Photography Award: Theme "Singularity"

Photographers can submit their series of works for the 9th PORTRAITS - Hellerau Photography Award on the new theme "Singularity" until March 1, 2024.

Kunstpalast: Photo collection online

Regardless of time and place, the new digital collection of the Kunstpalast Düsseldorf now offers the opportunity to browse around 1,700 works online, including the museum's photo collection.

DGPh: Otto-Steinert-Prize announced

This year, the Image Section of the German Photographic Society is awarding the Otto Steinert Prize for Photography for the 22nd time to promote young professional photographers.

Online database: 190 photo events worldwide

The curator and gallery owner Michael Dooney, Berlin, has compiled a database of international photo festivals with currently 190 entries. According to this, Germany is the country with the most photo events worldwide after the USA.