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Ben Hammer starts his third crowdfunding project

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Ben Hammer starts his third crowdfunding project

Yesterday, Ben Hammer started crowdfunding for his last book for the time being. The photo book "Paradies", which follows on seamlessly from his first two picture books " Das Leben und Sterben des BENHAMMER" and "Tage Danach". Both photobooks are available in our shop. Now, it's time to finish his photobook trilogy. As with both other photo books, Ben has decided to realize it with the help of the photo book community. Unlike the last two times not on Indiegogo but on the German crowdfunding platform "Startnext". We are happy if a few people from the Chips & Champagner Onlinestore-Network...

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Finally: We are now also online in English!

Chips & Champagner News Onlineshop

Finally: We are now also online in English!

Hi Friends, Hello friends, since we had more and more inquiries on our Chips&Champagner Shop from non-German speaking countries in the last months, we have used the time we currently have meaningfully. As of this weekend, our fine online store is also completely available in English. So if you would like to have a bilingual shopping experience, just click on the button in the top right corner and switch through the languages as you like. Enjoy, Your Chips&Champagner Team

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Covid-19 Information

Corona Covid DHL Shop Updates

Covid-19 Information

Hello everyone, we hope you are well. We wanted to use the Sunday today to give you a small Covid-19 update. Also we at the collective are of course affected by the Covid-19 effects in Cologne. That concerns primarily our planned events, MeetUps, the Photokina activities but also the jobs of our free artists from the collective.

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What exactly are Lightleaks?

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What exactly are Lightleaks?

Just in time for the release of our new digital product we are going on a little blog excursion today. We dive into analog photography and ask ourselves: What are light leaks? As the name suggests, lightleaks are the unintentional entry of light into an actually opaque housing or a light-tight chamber. Like a camera, for example. Actually, in any working camera, the light should hit the sensor exclusively through the lens as soon as the shutter release button is pressed and the lens blades have opened. Due to mostly unwanted defects, for example a gap in the housing, damage...

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Our stock sale is on!

Ben Hammer News

Our stock sale is on!

As you may have noticed on our social media channels, our stock sale started last week. We are restructuring and redesigning the studio. That's why we have among other things the debut work of BENHAMMER with the name "Das Leben und Sterben des BENHAMMER" (The Life and Death of BENHAMMER) in our stock sale for 15,00 Euro. We do not need to tell you that this hardly covers the production costs. But they have to get out and the one or the other with smaller financial means might be happy about it. All books will be shipped as usual with...

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