Photo vocabulary: Short and long exposure time

An important point for image display and exposure is the exposure time, also known as shutter speed. It determines how high the influence of light on the sensor of the image recording device or the duration of the open aperture is. You know what they call a short or long shutter speed? So, as a […]

Legal question: Animal photography and the right to the picture

Are you also a friend of animal photography? Right, not only people in action are in demand as motifs in photography. Often it is also animal pictures that are traded in the art of photography. With the legal information we would like to briefly explain to you to what extent you can get into legal […]

Legal question: Stock photography and the right to the picture

Here I would like to give you a small overview of the concession of concessions and sublicenses for the stock photos. An increasing number of photographers are taking advantage of the opportunity to sell their images through (stock-photo) agencies, which gives them the advantage of reaching a wider clientele and greatly reducing the workload of […]

Event photography: capture the perfect moment at concerts, stage shows or events

In event photography, the attraction lies in capturing the celebrating people in an optimal pose. However, patience and practice are the basic recipes for successful photos of festivals and shows. Of course, the technology of the digital camera can also be used for the desired spectacular event photo. The perfect moment – a puzzle in […]

Autofocus or no autofocus? Prefer manual mode?

The autofocus is a small technique miracle in a camera and most people are grateful for it because it ensures sharp images. And this is a great invention and a great help for beginners as well as advanced hobby photographers. But if you want more than just sharp photos, you should turn off the autofocus […]

Introduction to underwater photography – how your camera survives the next dive

Underwater photography is an expensive business. In addition to diving courses and diving equipment, there are also costs for underwater equipment. But most divers are fascinated by the mysterious beauty of the underwater world. Then it’s time to take the next step and begin the adventure of underwater photography, whether you just want to snorkel […]

Photoshooting – tips for outfits, clothes, accessories for the perfect preparation

For a photo shoot a model has to prepare herself accordingly and follow some tips. The model business is a serious and not at all easy job, even though many critics have no idea of the tension and effort in the business. On top of that, models must be punctual and reliable, flexible and easy […]

Family photoshooting: emotional memories across generations

Family photos are among our most precious memories. Even after years, the recordings are repeatedly retrieved and passed on to subsequent generations. Family photos are not only a lot of fun, they also document the chronicle of a family. But it is not always easy to combine grandfather and the youngest grandchild in one picture. […]

Landscape photography – How to take the perfect picture of a waterfall

Photographing landscapes is probably one of the most pleasant objects, as it is well known that they do not move from the spot. However, there are also motifs in the landscape that have their own dynamics, the passing clouds in the sky, treetops that sway back and forth with the wind or waterfalls that plunge […]

Smartphone Photography: Interview with Christoph Engelberth from Pocket Photos

As a professional photographer agency it is our goal to constantly provide news and tips for photography enthusiasts. We regularly publish interviews with experts and managing directors from the photography business. Tips for the perfect photos with your smartphone and iPhone Interview with the managing director Christoph Engelberth of the online magazine Pocket.Photos For our […]

Model Tips – better look for a portrait shooting, posing

With the constantly increasing technical possibilities, customers’ expectations for portrait shootings are also rising. In addition to selected poses and the correct light setting, the subsequent editing using Photoshop also helps. But the latter in particular often leads one to believe that perfect preparations such as make-up, hair and skin are no longer essential, as […]

Camera setting: How does the white balance work on the camera?

The white balance on the camera adjusts the colors of a shot to match the current lighting conditions at the time the shot is taken. This adjustment can be done manually or automatically. The setting of the correct colour temperature is decisive for a good execution. In addition to presettings, the spatial lighting conditions in […]

Black and white photography – the right setting for special effects

At night all cats are grey, says a popular saying. This refers optically to the blurred perception of the human eye in the time between sunset and complete darkness. In photography, the photographic artists of black-and-white photography look for just such light conditions and prove in impressive images that objects can also be represented with […]

Light & Shadow Photography – Images with a particularly strong effect

Outdoor photography requires great sensitivity in selecting the optimal light and its direction for the optimal shadow. The light colours change in the course of the day, as do the shadow length and direction. With exposure series, additional nuances can be captured and later the most perfect can be selected. In light and shadow photography, […]

Fitness photo shooting: Preparation as a model – nutrition, tanning and training

In order for a fitness photo shoot to be perfect, precise preparation is very important. Experience has shown that it makes sense to think about the right diet, the strengthening of the important muscles and the precise reduction of body fat 2 to 3 months before the appointment. After that the models can fully concentrate […]

Beauty Retouching: With the golden cut to the perfect photo

Every human being is radiantly beautiful. This is the optical statement of every beauty retouch. This technology is mainly used for advertising purposes. However, the art of retouching is neither new nor perfect. Even digitally, the tools of this technique can make a template “more beautiful”, which in itself is optimal. For the perfect result, […]