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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?

35mm Analogfotografie Bildbearbeitung Lichteinfall Lichtleck Lightleaks Photoshop

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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Artists in interview: 10 questions to Lukas Piel

Analogfotografie Ehrenfeld Hopping Interviews Köln Lukas Piel

Artists in interview: 10 questions to Lukas Piel

In the context of our group exhibition at Ehrenfeld Hopping today, the Cologne photographer Lukas Piel is also showing some of his works. Armed with an analog camera, he roamed the streets of Cologne and documented everyday life. Sometimes beautifully shaped, sometimes abstract. Sometimes absurd. What drives one of Cologne's most hard-working and talented up-and-coming photographers and skilled media designers, we asked him here for our small artist format. You can now buy a few of his previously published works here in our shop. Summarize your work in three words. spontaneous, natural, authentic Ok, & in a little more detail...

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The Chips & Champagner group exhibition as part of the Ehrenfeld Hopping 2019 in Liebefeld

Ausstellung Ben Hammer Chips & Champagner Ehrenfeld Hopping Johnny Brungs Lukas Piel Tobias Holzweiler

The Chips & Champagner group exhibition as part of the Ehrenfeld Hopping 2019 in Liebefeld

Chips and Champagner, this is not only this online shop! Next weekend, the photo and video section of the collective will show a small cross-section of their work during this year's Ehrenfeld Hopping. Location is the newly opened bar "Liebefeld", which presents a bit of art, culture and Kölsch, true to the motto "Ehrenfeld for love". Starting at 1pm, our three photographers Lukas Piel, Ben Hammer, Tobias Holzweiler and videographer Johnny Brungs are on site and are looking forward to visitors, conversations and the odd cold Koelsch. The entrance is of course free and the musical entertainment is provided by...

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