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Don’t overuse the fisheye lens

one can have too much of a good thing

Hungarion version

Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

Maybe I should’t need to be mentioned, yet it needs as more and more people are unexplainably devoted to use a fisheye lens. This can be sene not only in the images of GoPro and other action cameras (where it almost cannot be avoided) or the use of snap on lenses, but in everyday photo stories line up a growing number of fisheye shots – often without any reason.

Magnum workshop first time in Budapest

prestigious training organised by Capa Centre

Hungarion version

The recently opened Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center tries to help the development of Hungarian photography not only with exhibitions but with trainings as well. One of their most important programs is to bring the international training series of Magnum agency founded with the cooperation of Robert Capa to Hungary. The five day workshop will be held at the end of May in Budapest. Participants […]

Outcry against 500px devaluing talent

they prefer themselves over the photographers

Hungarion version

The popular photo sharing website has been selling photos before as well, but they now plan to launch a photo agency service. Their slogan is “Accessing Talent” and they claim being the largest photography community of the world. Many of their users however think they joined those who devalue talent and they only want to rip off photographers contributing to the site.

Not all photo edits are unethical

BBC reacts photo manipulation charges

Hungarion version

Original photo by Clemens Bilan/DPP/AFP/Getty Images
Edit by BBC

Photo editors at Hungarian news website Origo found a photo that seems to be retouched before publication on the website of one of the radio channels operated by BBC. A portrait of one of the musicians has been cropped out from a group shot and some details in the background have been cloned out. BBC claims it is not a faking of the photo because the photo is not used as a news image.