“Sleeping Cars” Book on Spiegel.de

Sleeping Cars

This month, Gerd Ludwig was interviewed by Christoph Stockburger of Der Spiegel Online about his new book “Sleeping Cars” published by Edition Lammerhuber. “Sleeping Cars” will be released in Europe next week and in the US at the beginning of January. Preorder your copy here. In the article, Gerd elaborates on the nuisances of his […]

Chernobyl Update – New Safe Confinement

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More than 30 years after Chernobyl reactor #4 blew up, causing the world’s worst nuclear disaster to date, the failed power plant is quickly disappearing from sight. A few days ago, workers began moving a new giant shield to cover reactor #4 along with the so-called sarcophagus, a hastily erected steel and concrete structure that […]

New Group Exhibition in Mexico City

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C40 is a network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change. This year, Mexico City has been selected to host their 6th bi-annual C40 Mayors Summit. In support of environmental sustainability, the Lucie Foundation is presenting a photographic exhibition on climate change. Originally curated by Susan Baraz and Hossein Farmani for the UN […]

The Invisible Flash – PDN Online

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This month, Gerd Ludwig was interviewed by David Walker, Executive Editor at PDN, about his upcoming lecture “The Invisible Strobe – Updated” at next month’s PhotoPlus Expo in New York City. In Walker’s video, he explains how he incorporates small, handheld flashes into his photos to create an evenly balanced look in the final photograph. […]

Dpunkt.verlag publishes German edition of Minus Two Thirds

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Gerd Ludwig’s German edition of his new book “Minus 2/3 Reportage- und Straßenfotografie mit dem unsichtbaren Blitz – Eine Meisterklasse” will have its official launch this week at PhotoKina. More than 20 years ago, he began incorporating small handheld flashes into his photography with the aim of creating an evenly balanced look in the final […]

PhotoKina 2016

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Gerd is honored to be stepping in for Jim Brandenburg in connection with his exhibition “A Pristine Vision” at this year’s PhotoKina in Cologne, Germany. Jim is an internationally renowned film maker, National Geographic photographer, environmentalist and has published numerous best sellers. In Jim’s words: “This week National Geographic Germany is sponsoring my retrospective exhibit […]

More Than Just a Picture

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Titled ‘More Than Just a Picture’ – Hayden Sedar of SVPN Magazine interviewed former National Geographic Director of Photography Kent Kobersteen and Gerd Ludwig in anticipation of their upcoming workshop at The Center in Sun Valley, Idaho. Leading up to the workshop, Kent and Gerd will present a joint evening lecture. Read the interview here. […]

“The Invisible Strobe” At PhotoPlus Expo

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Capturing quality images at high ISO’s has not only opened up new avenues for shooting in natural-light, it also has turned handheld strobes into powerful lighting tools. For more than twenty years, Gerd Ludwig has been a master of using small TTL-flashes in unusual and unpredictable ways – to emphasize his message, offer a sense […]

Lecture and Masterclass in Sun Valley

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Gerd Ludwig is teaming up with former National Geographic Director of Photography Kent Kobersteen to teach a masterclass at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts from September 30 – October 5, 2016. They will also present a joint lecture the night before, on September 29. Participants in the masterclasss will be challenged to produce […]

“Sleeping Cars” Interviews and Press

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Interviews and articles about Gerd Ludwig’s “Sleeping Cars”: LA Times National Geographic PROOF Slate Magazine Maclean’s Magazine PDN LensCulture L’Oeil de la Photographie Video Interviews with Gerd Ludwig about “Sleeping Cars”: Fahey/Klein Gallery