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If the camera itself became a legend...

Hosted by the Consul of the Cologne Photography Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 28 Oct 17:00 - 20:00

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Dear friends of photography, on coming Saturday you can learn how distinctive and surprising the subjects of photographers might be.
We meet at 17:00 in Cafe.
The exhibition “leben 24/7 – Protected content Nikon“ [living 24/ Protected content of Nikon] is presenting a selection from a century of Nikon photography and shows how, in the course of this, the camera itself became a legend.

The artists and themes are versatile and fascinating.
Here are a few selected examples:

Charlie Cole is known for his shot of the “Tank Man“, an unidentified man, on 5 June Protected content , at the time of massacre in Beijing,
Steve McCurry has documented various trouble spots all over the world. His best-known shot, the photo of the Afghan girl with her intense green eyes, in Protected content the Nasir Bagh refugee camp.
Jodi Bieber shocked the world with the photo the 18-year old Afghan woman Bibi Aisha. Her husband cut off her ears and nose after she fled back to her family because of his excessive violence.
Ami Vitales photos show people and cultures from more than 90 countries. She has reported on political and religious conflicts worldwide.
The couple Heidi & Hans-Jürgen Koch trained as a social worker and is specialised in behavioural research - are known, above all, for their animal images and macro photography.
Duane Michals is regarded as one of the most important exponents of narrative serial photography which he uses to engage with universal themes such as love, death and immortality - frequently in sequences and with a surreal undertone.
Portraits are at the heart of the work of Thekla Ehling together with a personal and poetic approach to the presence of people and became well known for her work “Sommerherz“ (Summer Heart) - an exploration of the theme of childhood.
Michael Wesely is known for his extremely long exposures. His subjects are exposed for days, weeks and even months, by means of which he documents the changes instead of chasing the moment. He gives the people who are being portrayed more time to show something of themselves.
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