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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…

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.

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".

DJV: Photographers have names 2023

For several years now, the German Journalists' Association (DJV) has been pointing out the necessity of naming names when photos are published in the media in its annual evaluation.

Conference of the Association of Women Journalists: Powerfully off the mark? Or powerful images?

Less clichés in the flood of images: More truthfulness in photojournalism, a more conscious selection of images, more appreciation for good photos, fewer meaningless symbolic images and the considered use of AI - these were the wishes and demands of journalists, photographers and scientists at the…

SK Stiftung Kultur: Preview 2024 of the Photographic Collection

The Photographic Collection / SK Stiftung Kultur of Sparkasse KölnBonn has presented its exhibition program for 2024.

PIC: Board of Directors confirmed

In November, the PIC Association held its fourth workshop of the year at Kai Arndt's studio in Puchheim near Munich. The PIV board was confirmed in office at the general meeting.

Academy of Photography & DGPh: Female Photography Talk

In what is now the fourth edition of a series of talks at the Academy of Photography in Hamburg, a hot topic was discussed in an exciting atmosphere on November 22, 2023. In cooperation with the Art, Market and Law section of the German Photographic Society, a live talk on the topic of female…

PhotoBookMuseum: Dummy Award 24

The Dummy Award is an international competition for the best unpublished photo book dummies of the year. Submissions are currently still possible until January 31, 2024.