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Jewellery Photographers – Jewellery is an accessory that customers prefer to choose in the most beautiful radiance. That’s why you have to see as much shine as possible when taking pictures, preferably with sparkling details. In addition to the optimal preparation of a photo shoot for jewelry, the right technique and lighting as well as […]

Portrait Photography – Capturing the essence of a person

Portrait photography is an art in itself, because it is not so much about depicting a face, but about capturing a person’s entire being for eternity. A good portrait photo is like an onion, which consists of many layers and a successful portrait photo always shows new layers the longer it is looked at. This […]

Learning to take photographs: Training the photographic eye

Instead of accustoming ourselves to holding the camera on everything we walk through the viewfinder, we should train our eye for’good, thus valuable’ photos. Digital cameras are especially important for the training of a photographer’s eye, because you can see the result immediately. But the more often you have the direct comparison, the faster you […]

Travel: Taking pictures and backing up your data while travelling

Hobby photographers and travel used to mean a lot of film rolls to develop and today an overflowing memory card, because hardly anything inspires a photographer more than a new environment. Discovering it through a lens is something unique and should really be captured in pictures. However, not every photo taken is a work of […]

Correct photography of interior design: Light conditions and camera settings

Every room looks different from every angle, softer in warm light nuances and more angular in “cold” light with rather bright lighting. These and other effects can be used for sales purposes or as rental offers when taking photographs of the interior. However, even the most effective advertising shots should still remain close to the […]

Photography Basics: Light sensitivity, sensor and aperture – the ISO value simply explained

The ISO value indicates the light sensitivity of the sensor. The higher the ISO value, the higher the light sensitivity. Higher ISO values allow you to set faster shutter speeds to get sharp photos even in low-light conditions. However, a higher ISO value has a detrimental effect on image quality, resulting in image noise. It […]

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 […]