|Pan-European PhotographyBLOG joins DIWA |
Dennis Hissink : September 17th 2004 - 15:00 CET
DIWA Awards is a fast-growing association of expert websites specialised in digital imaging technologies and product reviews. Today, the group is proud to announce its 12th member website: www.photographyblog.com, a pan-European site, presently located in London and Paris. PhotographyBLOG was started in January 2003 by UK photographer Mark Goldstein and has quickly grown to become one of the premier sources of photography news on the Internet. The main purpose of PhotographyBLOG is to report all the photography news, as it happens. Reviews are also a fundamental part of the site, with detailed reports on digital and film cameras, printers, software and other photography products. |
PhotographyBLOG has a very popular photo Gallery, Forum, User Reviews database and Portfolios section, as well as running regular photo competitions and prize giveaways. From being a small personal weblog about photography, PhotographyBLOG is now a vibrant community with a large amount of subscribers. |
Mark says: "The speed of the Internet never stops to amaze me. Only 18 months after its modest beginning, I'm proud to learn that my site is invited to join the prestigious DIWA organisation. My introduction to the unique DIWA testing procedure confirms its reputation of being the most comprehensive and rigorous of its kind".
Although PhotographyBLOG originated as a news website, it is now increasingly focusing on product reviews and tests. Joining an international organisation like DIWA is indeed an inspiration for Mark and his team, as they now establish themselves in Paris.
DIWA is an association of selected editorial Web sites that have proven expertise in the field of digital imaging product reviews. DIWA members now include:
• Czech Republic: www.fotoaparat.cz
• Denmark: www.digitalmagasinet.dk
• Germany: www.digitalkamera.de
• Netherlands: www.letsgodigital.org
• Norway: www.digit.no
• Poland: www.fotopolis.pl
• Slovenia: www.e-fotografija.com
• Spain: www.nuevafotografia.com
• Turkey: www.diginorm.com
• United Kingdom: www.dpnow.com
• United Kingdom: www.photographyblog.com
• United States: www.steves-digicams.com
The valuable combined knowledge and expertise of DIWA member publications is harnessed to identify the very best digital imaging products. Continuously, throughout the year, a key technical process developed by DIWA, identifies products, including digital cameras, which merit a DIWA gold, silver or bronze award. Each of these awards is the result of the combined technical evaluation of multiple test reports provided by individual DIWA members.
Through DIWA's unique standardised test report comparison system, unrepresentative product samples and incorrect test data can be easily identified and prevented from adversely affecting the decision to make an award. Through this process, DIWA aims to establish the industry's most up to date, trusted and valued product awards.
The DIWA home page (www.diwa-awards.com) serves as a portal for visitors to easily find reviews produced by member publications in their preferred languages as well as a guide to the products that have earned DIWA awards.
For further information, please visit www.diwa-awards.com or email us via firstname.lastname@example.org.