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Eddie Draaisma

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Photokina is no more...
« on: November 27, 2020, 15:00:33 »
After 70 years the bi-annual event in Cologne is suspended until further notice...

www.photokina.com


Jakov Minić

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Re: Photokina is no more...
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2020, 15:59:46 »
Eddie,
Thank you for sharing this sad news.
I have to admit I am deeply affected by this turn of events no matter how predictable.
My quest of taking images with my phone has almost completely alienated me from my DSLRs.
Not only the quality of photography but the quality of all media and all spheres of life have taken a downturn.
I am devastated!
Free your mind and your ass will follow. - George Clinton
Before I jump like monkey give me banana. - Fela Kuti
Confidence is what you have before you understand the problem. - Woody Allen

golunvolo

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Re: Photokina is no more...
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2020, 16:29:37 »
Sorry to hear about photokina and specially about your situation Jakov. May the future be brighter and more creative than ever.

Birna Rørslett

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Re: Photokina is no more...
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2020, 18:30:03 »
We just have to find another "excuse" for visiting you, Jakov :)


Jakov Minić

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Re: Photokina is no more...
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2020, 12:23:44 »
Sorry to hear about photokina and specially about your situation Jakov. May the future be brighter and more creative than ever.
Thank you, Paco!
I may have sounded too melancholic... I was referring to the world of art (not me).
Photography will pick up again, as soon we start to travel again.
Birna, we will organise The Hague gatherings again regardless of Fotokina :)
Free your mind and your ass will follow. - George Clinton
Before I jump like monkey give me banana. - Fela Kuti
Confidence is what you have before you understand the problem. - Woody Allen

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Re: Photokina is no more...
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2020, 14:44:14 »
At bit of drama  8)
But yes, that is sad news - For sure we will be back anyway somewhere somehow ;)
Erik Lund

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Re: Photokina is no more...
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2020, 19:41:47 »
Never made it to Photokina, now it appears to be too late
Wolfgang Rehm

Akira

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Re: Photokina is no more...
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2020, 20:22:11 »
Never made it to Photokina, now it appears to be too late

Same here...  :'(

But I haven't give up the opportunity to take part in the NG gathering to see many of you guys in person!
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Re: Photokina is no more...
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2020, 23:11:57 »
We just have to find another "excuse" for visiting you, Jakov :)
Meeting Jakov, and you, Birna, and all the others is enough of an excuse. We’ll meet again in The Hague in 2021.
Bruno Schröder