Gray gradient filter: Compensate for differences in brightness with plug-in or screw filters

Gray gradient filters are a useful tool when it comes to getting the problem of dynamic range under control. It has its limits in colour fastness and odd horizon lines. Grey gradient filters: What are they used for? Especially if you mainly photograph landscapes, you will have noticed long ago that there is always the […]

Sensor contamination: Self-cleaning of the camera or manual cleaning?

Just like the front lens on the lens, the sensor can get dirty over time and must be cleaned. This can be seen in so-called sensor spots, which are mainly visible on bright surfaces in the photo. These are small or slightly larger black spots. You probably know them too well enough. So you can […]

Memory cards: CF or SD? Storage of continuous shooting and RAW images

Together with the sensor, the memory card represents what the film was like in an analog camera. And back then you didn’t choose the camera after the film either. In other words: the question about the memory card type is not necessary when you buy the camera, because it defines the type and should be […]

Night photography: Photography with long-time exposure, remote shutter release and flashlight

Photography does not always have to take place during the day. The night also offers exciting motifs, lighting effects and moods. If you pay attention to a few points in night photography, nothing can go wrong. Night photography needs long time exposure and the right tools If you want to bring enough light on the […]

Landscape Photography – Tips for the optimal landscape photo

Landscape photography often gives the impression that it is very simple, but at home it usually shows that the shots you were so enthusiastic about are not so impressive. The disappointment is then understandably great. Here you will find tips so that you are still enthusiastic about your results at home. Landscape photography: With 6 […]

Lifestyle photography: vintage, petal or silk blanket? The artist decides

Lifestyle as photo motif? These can be moods, outfits, fashion – motifs directly from life that reflect how the photographer or his model feel, what they like, what they value. This is about both what and how. Inspiration and backgrounds, colors and shapes can serve as a composition for a successful lifestyle photography. Select the […]

High Key and Low Key Photography – What is the difference?

The High Key and Low Key photography is an extremely exciting field. These can often be seen in totally clean advertising photos or in portrait pictures. What exactly that is, you will find out below. As always with photography, high key and low key photography are also about the important light. The focus of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]