Carmen Rose: Interview with the fashion photographer – Journey & goals

Carmen Rose is an australien based fashion photographer. Specialising in fashion, advertising, beauty & editorial. The FIV Magazine did an interview with the fashion photographer, talking about her career, her development as a photographer and her further goals. Carmen Rose: Instagram Carmen Rose: Website Being a professional photographer – Inspiration, journey and private life FIV: […]

Stefan Milev in an interview: Artist & photographer – Shadow & light photography

Stefan Milev is a German fashion and portrait photographer. He likes to play with light and shadow and focuses on black and white photography. Thus he always gives his pictures something mystical and mysterious and combines photography with painting. The FIV Magazine has made an interview with the photographer, talking about his career as a […]

Marcus Hessenberg: Origin, journey & shootings – Interview with a photographer

Marcus Hessenberg is a Photographer and Producer/Director in photography and film. He is a freelancer and puts his focus on editorial fashion and portraits and is mostly based in London. The FIV Magazine did an interview with the photographer, talking about his daily routine as a photographer, career and passion for photography and video. In […]

Julia Blank in an exclusive interview – Later entering the creative industry, the profession of photographer & the importance of talent

A really exciting interview was conducted by our FIV Magazine with the photographer Julia Blank. She is a successful beauty, fashion and portrait photographer and has already worked with major brands from various industries. From Italian Vogue to Hugo Boss Amazon, they have already booked numerous renowned brands & corporations for shootings. She talks to […]

Photographer Anna Grewelding – First Canon camera, path to internationally successful photographer & GNTM shooting

Anna Grewelding grew up in a small village on the Moselle and came to the big cities with photography. She was interested in art and photography at a very early age, but she never had the desire to become a photographer, so she first trained as a media designer. In her children’s room she set […]

Susanne Nevermann: Career as a photographer – Portrait, Beauty & Fashion

Susanne Nervermann is a freelance photographer from Hamburg who focuses on editorial and commercial photography. Her focus is on people, beauty and fashion and she has a passion for portrait photography. The FIV did an interview with the versatile photographer, talking about her career, her work and projects and future plans. Susanne Nevermann: Instagram Susanne […]

Künstlersozialkasse – Minimum income, contribution, allowance: Who should join?

So that both artists and publicists are compulsorily insured in Germany, there is the so-called artists’ social insurance fund. It regulates statutory health insurance, social care insurance and pension insurance for musicians, photographers, visual artists and publicists of all kinds. It covers the employer’s contribution to these compulsory insurances and is intended for all artists […]

Optimal photography of stars: Polarstern and Milky Way

Clear skies and the lights of the big cities are far away. There are still some good places for razor-sharp night photos of distant stars and glowing meteorites. Those who have found such a place should have the right equipment and know how to transform the breathtaking events on the nightly screen into impressive pictures. […]

Outdoor photography: equipment, technique for beginners

Those who like to be out in nature will certainly find many motifs, which they would like to capture at this very moment . Beginners in outdoor photography can photograph your hiking environment, landscapes, or other objects successfully with a few tips. Before the success of a shot, however, there are some basic rules, without […]

Water drops – fascinating images from a small world – between dynamics and aesthetics

Impressive photos of water splashes and single drops amaze many people. While macro photography requires special high-speed stroboscopes, water drops can be photographed without special equipment. The only things you need are the right camera settings, good light, some water of course – and this step-by-step guide. [shortcode variable slug=”adsense”] What you need to photograph […]

7 tips to find the right camera tripod

If you want to buy a camera tripod, you are faced with an almost unmanageable offer. Whereas in the past camera tripods were mainly made of wood, today high-quality tripods are made of aluminium or carbon fibre. In any case, it is a good idea to consider the following criteria when choosing a tripod. 7 […]

Camera tripod – Exposure without blurring: Tripod or monopod

Many photographic situations require longer exposure times. A good tripod is a useful tool for those who are looking for a safe position for their camera. But there are tripods for different purposes and in all possible shapes, sizes and weights. It is not only important to use a suitable tripod for shooting, you also […]

Photographers portfolio – select photos, create portfolio, design application

Your own portfolio is crucial for your customers, business partners and any contact in your profession. Surely you can convince with a live performance personally and “in colour”. Nevertheless, you should give an insight into your work in advance, and whether you believe it or not: the Portfolio Folder becomes your most important working tool. […]

Setting sizes: Total, close-up, close-up – what is the right size?

The photographer uses the setting size to determine how small or large an object is captured. For a close-up, the camera is brought as close as possible to the object, for smaller shots it remains further away. Roughly, the eight most frequently used proportions are labelled. However, there is no truly uniform definition. The eight […]

Backlit Photography: Tips for Effective Use of Light Sources

Some photos look so natural that inexperienced viewers would bet on editing them with Photoshop. Such post-processing is not necessary at all. Instead, backlighting near a photo object can create sensational effects. It is important not to include the backlight arbitrarily, but to place it in the right position for the object. Why backlighting is […]

Animal photography: Good equipment and patience lead to success

Experts will spontaneously recommend the wild camera for professional animal photography. But a good animal photo is also perfect with a normal digital camera if you follow these tips. Ultimately, the photo captures both the optical beauty of an animal and the grace of its very special body language. Animal Photography and Endurance Photographing a […]