After Canon, another camera company has pulled out of Russia as a result of its attack on Ukraine. This time, it’s Leica. The company has ceased all operations in this country, and the Leica Store in Moscow has been closed.
Hello! My name is Kristina Makeeva, I’m a photographer from Moscow. I would like to show you how beautiful our city is before the New Year. When people ask me what is the best time for a visit to Moscow, I always say that it’s winter. In Moscow winters are cold, of course, but this time of the year is the most beautiful, in my opinion.
In our city there are a lot of lights that are often lit up all night, so those nights in Moscow, when it is snowing, the atmosphere is getting on really fabulous.
Investigating selfies and self-portraits using a mix of theoretic, artistic and quantitative methods, Selfiecity compared photos taken in five major cities around the world – Bangkok, Berlin, Moscow, New York and Sao Paulo.
The group recently added London to the mix, analyzing 152,462 Instagram photos, and the results are pretty cool.
Tourists all over the world are especially susceptible to robbery, but while a selfie stick with an expensive phone attached to it might make them stick out like a sore thumb, it could now be used to protect them.
A Moscow-based martial arts school started offering self-defense classes combining traditional fighting methods with selfie sticks.
The new “art” is called ‘MPD fight’ (monopod fight) and apparently it’s already a global trend.
A group of photographers based out of Moscow, Russia have embarked on a fascinating project that’s taking them to some of the most beautiful locations earth has to offer. Amassing over 2000 images of 200 different locations on their website so far, the group has covered a lot of ground. With photos from the North Pole to Antarctica and just about everywhere in between–they’ve even traveled to the stratosphere. [Read More…]