Success Stories

  • Sihl sponsers a photo workshop for children in Africa

    Photographer Marie Köhler promotes a cultural dialogue with “Take a picture” project
    ”Take a picture” was an artistic challenge for 150 children and youths from Burkina Faso, in the form of photo workshops which, over a 4 month period, filled Operndorf (Opera village, founded by Christoph Schillingensief, with life. The children were taught the technical basics of photography before working intensively with their own cameras. The photographic artwork was then printed and exhibited on site. Sihl supported this project right through to the exhibitions with generous donations of their high quality photo and matt papers. PDF icon photo_worksho_for_children_in_Africa_Smooth_Textured_Cotton_Paper.pdf
  • Shiny jewellery on SIHL MASTERCLASS Metallic Pearl

    Photographer Jesper Iversen gains the title "Qualified European Photographer"
    The FEP organises the "FEP Qualifications Image Review" twice a year, whereby professional photographers submit their images in the hope of gaining the title "Qualified European Photographer". The Danish photographer Jesper Iversen entered 12 pictures in the category advertising - printed on the SIHL MASTERCLASS Metallic Pearl High Gloss Photo Paper 290 - and gained the title. PDF icon Jesper_Iversen_Sihl_Masterclass_Metallic_Pearl_GB.pdf
  • Silvan Bucher exhibits colour photos on Baryt

    Artist Silvan Bucher achieved the 3rd place in the category "Portrait" of the Swiss PR Image Award 2012.
    At "PR-Bild Award 2012 the most impressive and exciting photography was exhibited under six categories - Current, sport, portrait, life and environment, culture and art and finally abroad.  Silvan Bucher produced five images of firemen, posing for a Swiss insurance company campaign. PDF icon Silvan_Bucher_Baryt_Englisch.pdf
  • Impressive ducumentary photos on Baryta

    In her exhibition "Country with no parents" Andrea Diefenbach shows the everyday moments out of lives of labour migrants and their children from Moldova Her amazing story in pictures is supported by the use of SIHL MASTERCLASS Satin Baryta Paper 290.
    The work shows the dramatic situation in its true colours, with complete respect and sympathy she portrays the everyday live of youngsters in theier impoverished environment. She does this with a deliberate distance , while close enough to show the full extent of human suffering. PDF icon Land_ohne_Eltern_Baryt_Englisch.pdf
  • Baryta tells the story of the Nomadic Kirghizia

    One of the oldest cultures of central Asia has been brought to life in impressive portraits by Harald Sorgen. Printed on Sihl Baryta paper his exhibited images give the world a rare peek into the world of the Nomadic Kirghizia.
    „Kirghizia or Kyrgyzstan, as it is known in Germany, screams out to travellers. Notonly will one see breathtaking landscapes, but also ancient traditions and an agedlifestyle“, enthuses Harald Sorgen. PDF icon Successstory_Harald_Sorgen_Satin_Baryta_Paper_GB.pdf