Photography Basics: the Depth of Field

The term depth of field describes the extent of the sharp area in the photo. With a small depth of field, only the foreground is sharp, with an increasing depth of field, the photo becomes sharper and sharper until finally the whole background is sharp. The means by which the depth of field is controlled […]

All About Portrait Photography: Setting, Lighting and Poses

Photographing a person’s face is by no means a portrait, because it is not only a matter of capturing the contours of the face, but also of capturing the entire personality, spirit and esprit as well as the soul of the motif on photographic paper. In principle, it is quite simple and yet a portrait […]

Stock photos: cheap & royalty-free for editorial and commmercial use

If you need a certain photo, you can use stock photos for it. Stock photos are quasi photos on stock, which can be used if necessary. However, it should be noted whether the images are royalty-free or subject to licensing. The royalty-free photos are also referred to as royalty-free or RF. Images subject to license […]

Learning to take pictures: Avoiding beginner’s mistakes

Beginners always make a lot of mistakes and that applies to photography anyway, which is a good thing because everyone can learn a lot from mistakes. A typical beginner’s mistake, however, is to constantly rely on the automatic for the best setting. So the beginner doesn’t learn anything and his photos don’t get any better, […]

Photography Basics: The Aperture

The aperture is a device integrated into the lens that can be used to control the amount of light incident on the sensor. Large aperture numbers mean small amounts of light and small aperture numbers ensure that a lot of light falls on the sensor. The aperture has a significant influence on the creative mean […]

Instagram Shooting: How Influencers Make Their Pictures

The perfect instagram image. Bloggers, influencers and co invest hours and hours to make the perfect picture. Duckface, or would you rather look innocent? What’s better received? We from FIV have met for you today with the influencer and singer Luna Farina, who many of you certainly still know from the girls’ flat and accompany […]

Learning to photograph in practice: feelings, emotions, moods

At some point you get tired of simple photography and want to take better photos. Good photos don’t just show what once was, they transport feelings, emotions, moods. That’s what matters. It’s a long way to the really good photo. But it’s worth it. Learn photography in theory and practice – especially practice! Photography is […]

Toni Mahfud: From photographer to model

The 23-year-old is the absolute leader among male influencers in Germany. For he not only convinces with his beautiful appearance, but also enchants his fans with his art in the form of photography and drawings. Not to forget Toni is also characterized by his casual style and his cool personality. All of this ensured that […]

Vegan food in London – delicious!

No matter where you look, in London you will always find something to eat as a vegan. No matter if you like to eat healthy smoothies, bowls and salads or if you love to let off steam with all unhealthy things that are not vegan, in London you will find everything. Not as in Germany […]

Natural beauty – images without Photoshop and Make-UP

Natural beauty comes from within, promised life-helpers. That’s true, because it’s hidden under clothes, makeup and retouching with photo shop in the dazzling world of fashion photography. Honest photographers and courageous nude models prove that reality with its asymmetrical, physical flaws also has its very own beauty, namely that of the lived self. Frank truth […]

Tips for the fashion blog: Take better pictures with your phone

Fashion bloggers usually have a good eye for fashion and outfits, but the quality of the photos could still be improved. You don’t necessarily need a new expensive camera, because even with a smartphone you can take great pictures with the right tips, which you can find out here. 4 Tips for perfect camera shots […]

Interesting and important tips for photographers

Photography is an art for itself and even professionals can learn something new at every shooting. Books, workshops and the like are not only intended for beginners, but also provide interesting elements and tips for many advanced learners. Top 5 – Tips for every photographer 1.Important: control your camera and the equipment from the FF […]

Beauty ideals: The perception of female beauty in different countries

At the beginning there was a simple question: How is the beauty of the female body perceived in different countries? In a worldwide experiment, graphic designers from 18 countries used Photoshop to create their personal beauty ideal. Some surprising results came out. Feminine beauty ideals in the media The perception of beauty and a perfect body […]

Tips for beautiful pictures with children – exposure, scenery & Co

Taking pictures of children can be like a long, unsuccessful hunt for the best opportunity. But it can also become a playful process in which the photographer anticipates and follows the child’s next actions if possible. The following tricks make it easier to take pictures with good pre-planning. Tip 1: Always be ready The best […]

The Swedish Nomad: A Innovative explorer

Alex, who is better known as ‘Swedish Nomad’ on Instagram, is a passionated full-time traveller and blogger. He made travel into his business. We interviewed the Swedish Nomad and he told us what you need, to be a traveller blogger, why it is easier to fall in love on the road and what he wants to achieve […]

Lea Black & Pascal Heimlicher life the American Dream in California