La Frontera Photography Project: Artists along the US Mexican Border

A tweet on Twitter by Stefan Falke – German photographer based in New York – hashtagged #paper #hahnemuehle #limitededitions etc. drew our attention to his exciting project. La Frontera is a growing contemporary artistic and photographic portfolio which is printed on Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Ultra Smooth. The portfolio will be on display at Triennale of Photography in Hamburg (Germany) in June 2015. We invited Stefan Falke for a quick Q&A session and like to share his answers, images and the high-end portfolio box filled with his work with you.

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Longing for Ireland – Photographs for St. Patrick Day 2015

Every year on March, 17 the Irish and the people of Irish descent in the world are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. It is a religious and cultural festival that commemorates the anniversary of the death of the Irish patron St. Patrick. This day is especially for those Irish who live in the diaspora, a day full of longing for the Emerald Isle. The German photographer Holger Hess is feeding this longing with wonderful images. His portfolio includes lovely landscapes in postcard idyll style as well as rugged, windswept coasts, mystical long exposures of the Atlantic up to abandoned, deserted valleys, reminding us why so many Irish people had to turn their backs on their homeland. We did a short Q&A with Holger Hess on the occasion of St. Patrick’s Day about his yearning images.

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Filtech 2015 – Focus on Customer Filter Paper Solutions

An open stand concept welcomed Hahnemühle visitors at this year Filtech. In a briliant light and in a pleasent way presented the paper company itself. Pure filter paper reels on the wall invited visitors to receive an visually and hapticimpressions of the quality papers. Many hands touched and felt the papers made from cellulose, cotton…

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'Indiana Jones' on tour – with Hahnemühle Travel Booklets

“In the field I have a notebook, of course. Somewhere in my backpack or satchel. But I also have an additional ‘Hahnemühle Travel Booklet’ always at hand. This one’s for those occasional scenes, you find interesting or important enough to capture in a quick sketch. It needs to be small and thin, but yet sturdy enough for a couple of weeks in the pocket of my pants or a shirt. Even more important: the paper. When it comes to adding some colour, the wheat’s separating from the chaff – pretty annoying if you’re collection of travel sketches is ruined by watercolour bleeding through, isn’t it? That’s why I was pretty happy when I finally found the ‘Travel Booklets’. Rough and tough, quality paper, and pocket sized. Never going on a journey without one or two of these” stated Jens Notroff, German archaeologist, artist, world traveler. Read more on his expeditions which reminds on Indiana Jones.

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