PHOTOPIA Hamburg press releases

Basic Press Release: 4 days festival for the digital imaging scene

4 days festival for the digital imaging scene

New: Trade audience day as a global marketplace on Thursday


Under the motto "Share Your Vision", PHOTOPIA Hamburg will be the annual festival experience for everyone whose business, hobby or passion is photography or filming. Following the…

PHOTOPIA 2022: Voices from the industry
Closing report: PHOTOPIA Hamburg celebrates imaging in all its facets

Industry and general public enjoyed a thrilling and inspiring Festival of Imaging


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Back to the Roots – Slow Photography at PHOTOPIA

Film instead of memory cards - analog photography has experienced a unique revival in recent years. But who are these photographers, what are the new developments, and in what form do photographers use their images in the digital age? Oliver Heinemann, specialist in analog photography and owner of…

No joke: PHOTOPIA gives away NFTs

You may have heard the term NFT before. It stands for Non-Fungible Token, meaning a non-exchangeable token. NFTs turn digital images into collectibles that are exhibited and traded in online galleries. PHOTOPIA Hamburg gives away NFT photographs as souvenirs to its visitors and helps them get…

Emotions from the roadside

Wait, watch, react quickly. Click! Next image. Good street photography finds and celebrates the perfect moment. The masters of this genre are characterized by lightning-fast anticipatory thinking, good reflexes, aesthetic, compositional sense and empathy. Those who seek success in this field may…

Software for the peep emotion

In his new project, artist and photographer Claudius Schulze uses artificial intelligence to interpret the emotions of the bird world.

The charm of blue images

The ancient photographic technique of cyanotype allows creative amateurs and professionals to experience "blue wonders". It conjures up the shadows of time on paper without much work in the sunlight.

Attention: Dad grins stupidly! The art of authentic family photos

A fake smile, awkward poses and a stock-stiff line-up like at the military parade: family portraits can quickly look pretty embarrassing. We spoke with two exceptional photographers who offer tips for more dynamic family photos and authentic images.

Sports photography - More than just shooting

What makes a good sports photographer?

When people think of sports photography, they usually first have images of the most popular professional sports in mind: soccer, Formula 1, track and field. But the field for sports photographers is far wider and more exciting with sports like swimming, water…

Vlogging: How to become a YouTube star

Vlogging? Is this a new variation on jogging? Not at all! The term refers to the regular distribution of videos with personal content via YouTube and similar web channels. The number of people who post and retrieve contributions there today is rising unceasingly. But how do you become successful and…

DroneZone - PHOTOPIA's drone paradise

Ready for take-off? This is where pilots' dreams come true: the high-flyers of the film and photo scene will be landing in PHOTOPIA's huge FlyZone from October 13 to 16. Photographers and filmmakers will get the material for action-packed aerial shots here. The Hamburg imaging festival will feature…

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Exclusive interview with Karin Rehn-Kaufmann

Curator, Art Director, Chief Representative of all Leica Galleries and jury member of the international Leica Oskar Barnack Award: A native of Freiburg, Germany, Karin Rehn-Kaufmann is one of the defining figures of the many cultural activities of Wetzlar-based camera manufacturer Leica. On October…


Christian Freitag

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Christian Freitag