Posts Tagged ‘ireland’

An Interview with Birte Kaufmann About Her Documentary Series ‘The Travellers’

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Birte Kaufmann was born in 1981. She lives and works in Berlin, Germany. She is a visual storyteller focusing on social and society relevant issues. Her work has earned her several Awards and Grants, and has been exhibited worldwide. Read more…

New Irish Law May Kill Photography Jobs

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A group representing Irish photofinishers and related businesses says the country’s new driver’s license policies could kill as many as 500 photography jobs. Read more…

Instagram Photo Chosen as Winner of UK Contest From Among 5,700 Entries

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We can no longer ignore smartphones as legitimate photography gear. As smartphone cameras have gotten better we’ve seen everything from hipstamatic war photography to iPhone fashion shoots, and here comes yet another first.

Of 5,700 entries, Laura Elliot of County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland won first place at a recent National Trust photography competition with her photo taken using only an iPhone 4 and (what else?) Instagram. Read more…

Thieves Steal Over $150,000 in Camera Gear from Nikon in Van Heist

A security van transporting roughly £100,000 (~$156,000) in Nikon camera gear was targeted by robbers this past Saturday after the Dublin NPS Roadshow. The thieves made off with the entire truckload of equipment, including demo versions of the Nikon D4 and Nikon D800 — cameras that aren’t available yet to the general public. You can find an list of what was stolen (and their individual serial numbers) here. Camera gear thieves have been pretty active so far in 2012 — just last month someone made off with a pre-production Sigma 180mm f/2.8 lens at CES 2012 in Las Vegas.

(via Photographers.ie via The Verge)


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