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, […]

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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, […]