The new Nikon D7500 | 20 things you need to know

Nikon’s new DX-format DSLR offers enthusiasts speed, performance and value. We list the 20 key features you need to know about.
The new D7500 slots in between the D7200 and the D500, right at the top of Nikon’s DX-format digital SLR range. It’s designed for keen enthusiasts who want the best possible combination of performance and value, and it would also suit those who are looking to upgrade to a more powerful camera from their first Nikon DSLR. The specs are very exciting. The 20.9-megapixel sensor is one of Nikon’s latest, and the 8fps continuous shooting speed is really impressive for a DSLR in this price bracket. Almost more amazing, though, is the D7500’s incredible maximum ISO setting. We make a lot of comparisons between the D7500 and the existing D7200 and D500 models in this special six-page preview, because this little group of cameras poses some interesting choices. The D7200 is great value, but is starting to show its age, while the D500 is extremely powerful, but more expensive. So maybe the D7500 combines the best of both worlds, with the affordability of the D7200 and the power of the D500? Let’s take a look…

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The new Nikon D7500 | 20 things you need to know
via NPhoto Magazine — Issue 72 – June 2017

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Ce que Vivian Maier aurait pu nous apprendre dans la pratique de la photographie

C’est l’un des plus grands mystères du monde de la photographie. Un historien achète une boîte de négatifs aux enchères, ne sachant pas grand-chose sur la photographie. Il découvre vite, cependant, que les images qu’il voit vont bien au-delà de simples clichés ordinaires. On y voit des photos d’une rare sensibilité.

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En fait, il se rend vite compte qu’il a découvert un photographe vraiment extraordinaire, totalement inconnu dans le monde. Qui est Vivian Maier ? Une véritable photographe ? Une simple nourrice ? Le temps nous le dira. Mais pour le moment, nous avons l’occasion d’étudier des oeuvres d’une qualité exceptionnelle. Mais que nous disent exactement ces photos ? Que nous apprennent-elles sur le métier de photographe ? Voici ce que Lauren Lim, photographe et éducatrice, a découvert.

Documentez votre univers.  Le travail de Vivian est décrit comme étant de la photographie de rue, une branche de la photo…

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GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2017

There is a society or association for wildlife and nature photography in almost every European country. In Germany this is the Society of German Nature Photographers (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen e.V. – GDT), a registered non-profit organisation since 1971 and one of the world‘s largest nature photography associations. In addition to members from Germany, Europe and overseas, numerous sponsors from the photographic industry including many well-known camera manufacturers, specialist suppliers in nature photography, publishers and agencies, support the goals and the work of the GDT by their sponsor membership. The GDT‘s 15 regional groups and the group of young photographers meet regularly several times during the year for slide shows, the exchange of information and experience and to socialize and talk with people of the same interest. Guests are very welcome!

Winner: Dominik Janoschka (Germany) – “Birdies”
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Radomir Jakubowski (Deutschland) – Intim
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Stephan Fürnrohr (Deutschland) – Das Lächeln der Dame
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Florian Smit (Deutschland) – Kampf
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Volker Bohlmann (Deutschland) – Im Bruch
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Sandra Bartocha (Deutschland) – Leberblümchen
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Uwe Hasubek (Deutschland) – Morgenspaziergang
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GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2017

more at GDT Foto

Intervention | Han Sungpil

Sublimity and exploitation: on the relationship between humankind and nature

In his works of art the Korean photographer Han Sungpil confronts the themes of environment, energy production, and humankind’s impact on nature. The three series in this book of photographs are distinguished by their surprising perspective, which goes beyond the visual vocabulary normally found in environmental documentations. Whether it’s a painterly French landscape featuring nuclear power plants, presented as a scene of idyllic perfection, or a search for the relics of whale hunting and coal mining in the Arctic and Antarctic, Sungpil’s photographs tell, artfully and critically, of nature’s sublimity and humankind’s overexploitation of it. Photographs of abandoned trawlers, whaling stations, and industrial ruins set in front of monumental, ice-covered landscapes shift the focus to the exploitation of ecological resources, leaving the viewer speechless. Sungpil was awarded the Ilwoo Foundation’s prize for his moving works of art.
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Intervention | Han Sungpil
get it at Hatje Cantz

“Bordelle & Zellen” by Jürgen Chill

With the photography series “bordelle & zellen” (“bordellos & cells”), the photographic artist Jürgen Chill penetrates milieus which are not accessible to everyone, but radiate a concealed fascination. Personal, intimate locations which not many know…

In his photographic works Jürgen Chill proceeds in a sober-minded, precise and deserted manner in the search of traces of life and activity in these private realms. The unusual perspective depiction and the high resolution of the largeformat photographs provide an astonishingly authentic view of the concealed realities of these worlds.

High detail precision, spatial associations as well as the function of rooms are the focus and form the image in his graphic reproduction. The spatial situations as well as the suggestive events in the rooms will be scrutinised by means of a shooting technique which goes beyond the optical laws of perception. The artist finds unseen images ― details which remain concealed in our everyday perception and which allow us to newly perceive the existing.

“Bordelle & Zellen” by Jürgen Chill
via Lens Magazine — The Meaning of Home

La photographie de paysage par Mattia Bonavida

Mattia Bonavida, jeune photographe italien travaillant pour l’industrie du tourisme, qui faisait l’objet de la toute première « Pause Photo » sur le Mag, sublime par ses photos les montagnes et les lacs de sa région natale de Riva del Garda. Il revient sur les principes et les grandes règles de la photographie de paysage.

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La photographie de paysage par Mattia Bonavida
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Elle Fanning Is an Old Soul Who Has Visions of the Future—And Directing

You can tell the story of Elle Fanning through the things she does, but also through the things she does not do. Fanning would rather not sit still, for instance. She does not tweet. She does not learn her lines until the night before she shoots them (then she memorizes them in the bath) and does not watch her own talk-show appearances (“It’s like hearing your voice on an answering machine”). She does not appreciate it when the paparazzi trail her to the gym, because she thinks she’s not famous enough to merit the commotion. (“The rest of the world is like, ‘Who is that person?’ I’m like, ‘I’m sorry!’ ”) When people now stop Fanning on the street (“Are you——”), she tries not to reply, “Dakota Fanning’s sister!” Fanning, then, would not be the first person—and might actually be the last—to realize what a rare and even spooky star Fanning, at nineteen, has become.

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Annie Leibovitz Captures Elle Fanning in Her First Vogue Cover Shoot
more at Vogue