photokina: 08.–11.05.2019


COMMUNITIES by photokina

One of the most beautiful things about photography: sharing. Photos, experiences, tips, analogue, digital- it doesn't matter! At COMMUNITIES you can find news from the stars of the photo scene, meet friends and place your most beautiful photos live online. Learn about the social media community revolving around the photo-video lifestyle and have all kinds of photo fun.



Don't miss the chance to see international photography stars: Greg Gorman, Steve Thornton, Guido Karp provide insights into their work. And so too will successful Instagrammers Michael Schulz and Marta Gerber. Learn the tricks and techniques that pros use and experience great live photo shoots and post-processing of the images!

Go to the programme of COMMUNITIES STAGE

Location: Hall 2.2 B-011/C-010

STARS by photokina

STARS by photokina

Photography stars and legends like Greg Gorman, Steve Thornton, Guido Karp, Ben Jaworskyj and Calvin Hollywood do the honours on the COMMUNITIES STAGE with inspiring insights into the working environment of internationally successful professional photographers.

Here you can find more information about the stars

Instagramer on stage

Instagramer on stage

Instagramers such as Michael Schulz of @berlinstagram and Marta Gerber of @whatforbreakfast will talk about how they work, the effort that goes into an Instagram production and how social networks have changed their work and lives.

Go to the appearance times of the Instagrammer

Fil Bo Riva live!

Fil Bo Riva live!

photokina presents an exclusive live presentation featuring Fil Bo Riva!

The Roman-born artist knows how to create a fusion of images and feelings like no other. What started out as a solo project quickly became a musical indie pop highlight on Europe's festival stages.

Watch 'Blindmaker' by Fil Bo Riva on YouTube

Location: COMMUNITIES STAGE, Hall 2.2 B-011/C-010
Time: Friday, 6 p.m.

The winner of the #bandsearchstory 2018 is confirmed!

OH Boy

The duo Oh Boy not only convinced the jury, but also the audience of the c/o pop Super Saturday in the market hall in the Belgian Quarter. On 28.09.2018 starting at 06:00 p.m. the winning band will play as support for FIL BO RIVA on the COMMUNITIES STAGE Hall 2.2, B-011/C-010.

Tickets can be found online

The photokina photo bus

The photokina photo bus

You'll have the opportunity to capture the memory of your photokina visit in the photokina photo bus! Discover the stylish environment with an unbelievable lens!

Location: Hall 2.2 B-012/B-015

RENTAL POINT by photokina, powered by GEARFLIX

Rental Point

If you try it, you may love it! If you love it, you want it! Emotions and unlimited live experiences at the RENTAL POINT by photokina, powered by GEARFLIX between Halls 4 and 5. Borrow and test top equipment free of charge, experience future technologies of tomorrow and hold the camera in your own hands!

Discover and register now

Your contact

Larissa Schulz
Event Manager
Tel. +49 221 821-2634
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