The US Army Signal Corps alone used 600 pigeons in France. One of their homing pigeons, a Black Check cock called Cher Ami, was awarded the French ”Croix de Guerre with Palm” for heroic service delivering 12 important messages in Verdun. On his final mission in October 1918, he delivered a message despite having been shot through the breast or wing. The crucial message, found in the capsule hanging from a ligament of his shattered leg, saved around 200 US soldiers of the 77th Infantry Division’s ”Lost Battalion”.
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The Portrait Photography of Daniel Phillips
Daniel Phillips recently contributed to a feature on the DJ/Producer Gabriel Belmudes by photographing Gabriel on a rainy day in Toronto. Daniel's ability to connect quickly with his subjects evokes a particular mood that appears both playful and natural…
Swiss Photographer Yves Bachmann Isn't Afraid of Minimal Compositions
What strikes me about Yves is his confidence in photographing simple images. He doesn't rely on complicated styling or dramatic lighting and instead plays with subtle tones and light balance to tell stories. Yves lives in Zurich and seems to embody the…
The Fashion Photography of Sarah Staiger
Sarah Staiger is a Berlin-based portrait and fashion photographer who has spent a considerable amount of her professional career in Paris where she learnt her craft first-hand from some big names in the fashion industry.
Exhibition 'Perspektiven #3', March-April 2018, Berlin
More than three years after my graduation I'm proud to be part of a group exhibition of former students of 'NEUE SCHULE FÜR FOTOGRAFIE' in Berlin. I will be showing work from the past two years: artist portraits as well as jobs I did for magazines and companies.
Come around and have a look!