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Martin Koswig Photography

Martin Koswig – Reportage-Shootings in Southafrika

Yes, I love the reportage! It is demanding in every respect, because every moment is just a moment, a second of the day. It has to be captured, emotionally charged, how this second is experienced right now. In this second everything must be right! Light and shadow, perspective, technique, facial expression, the gaze, details, picture detail, background... If one of these factors is not correct, the pictures will not be taken and 3000-10000 pictures cannot be retouched.[…]

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Behind the Shot – Felix Rachor

Elena Kamperi is not only an incredible model, but for me impersonated femininity. This shoot was one of the first for our joint coffee table book. It took place in my studio in Berlin, which I gave up shortly after, in order to be at home in the world.[…]

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Dean Zulich – Friends with Vision

Fans of VH1’s fashion photography reality competition show The Shot, will recognize Dean Zulich as one of the show’s most talented photographers from Season 1. Dean made it through all of the show’s challenges and was final runner-up, narrowly missing out on being selected the winner - a decision the judges admittedly struggled with. What Dean did win was plenty of recognition for his talent, resulting in work that has appeared in Marie Claire, Vogue, The New York Times and many more notable publications. […]

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The SpyderX lens and human eye

Previous Spyder models have utilized a contact design, where the optical system was in direct contact with the screen. Light was columnated by a baffle, evened out with a diffusor, then redirected to a large series of filtered sensors for measuring. This system was optimized over the years by adding a larger aperture, more stable filters, and other improvements; but the overall concept remained similar.[…]

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