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. Quick view […]

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. Quick view Why […]

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. Quick view Animal Photography and EnduranceTip […]

Exclusive Interview with Suede Brooks from Los Angeles about Beauty and Fashion

Suede Brooks is one of the most famous influencers of Los Angeles. Her outstanding style is one of her trademarks. This allows her to participate in the biggest events in America and to collaborate with well-known brands such as Adidas, Sephora, Marc Jacobs and Lexus. At the age of 12, she became a victim of […]

Portrait photography: Light, shadow and colour conditions around the main motif must be right

The famous painter Rubens knew this as well as photographers do today: the high art of pictorial representation are portraits. Technically there are different tricks in modern camera times, in order to set faces with successful portrait photography advantageously in scene. Quick view Portrait photography – Only the literal momentThe interplay of sharpness, light and […]

Photo drones: Flight stabilizers and the right camera for drone deployment

Drones come with either an integrated camera or a gimbal. This suspension allows you to mount a GoPro or – via an adapter – your own cameras. If you want to mount a special camera, you should inform yourself in advance at a photo retailer. Individual models cannot be fixed in the gimbal. The two […]

Jess LaFrankie: Cool breeze – Summer look

Lenses for Sports Photography: Sharp Images Without Noise

In sports photography, the choice of lens is crucial. For cameras, compromises are possible and there are many features that are optimal, but not a must. A good lens for sports photography has significantly fewer criteria, but these must be fulfilled for good shots. Quick view Good lens for sports photography: What to look out […]

Cameras for sports photography: Correct ISO values and continuous shooting function

Anyone interested in sports photography needs a camera with specific strengths. For professionals, the market is limited to the models of two manufacturers. The purchase prices are well into the four-digit range. Ambitious amateur photographers should not be discouraged by this, because there are also opportunities for them to get into sports photography. Important features […]

Polarizing filter: Useful for reflections, rainbows, leaves and blue skies

Polarizing filters are used to filter out certain polarization planes of the incident light. In this way you can, for example, make reflections come to life or make the blue sky richer and the clouds correspondingly more striking. The polarizing filter is a special tool that requires a lot of practice in order to produce […]




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Emy Ltr, incredible youtuber, actress, author, performer and influencer from Paris – Exclusive interview

Emy Ltr is an incredible Parisian artist. Influencer, youtubeuse, interpreter and actress, Emy is one of the best Parisian youtube girls to follow absolutely on Youtube. She shares funny videos, makeup tutos, tattoo tips and more recently she writes her own short films on her social networks. FIV is delighted to present its exclusive interview […]

Lisa and Lena leave Tik Tok! What is Tik Tok? Questions to our social experts

Tik Tok inspires more and more users! Many questions arise, what is the next step? Will Tik Tok be the new instagram? Today we met with Social Media Expert Stephan M. Czaja to answer some of the most important questions about the development and use of Tik Tok. Quick view Lisa and LenaTik Tok – […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Summer in Milan: best hotels & restaurants

Milan is the destination for fashion, art and design lovers. Fashion capital with Paris, Milan is today the trendy city of Italy for tourists from all over the world. FIV has selected for you the best places to sleep and eat in Milan during your stay. Relaxation, care, luxury, tradition and quality are the watchwords […]

The power of YouTube – video influencers on the advance

YouTube is a global video portal of the US company YouTube LLC and is currently available in 76 different languages. Founded in 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim, YouTube experienced rapid growth and was sold to Google LLC for nearly €1.31 billion just one year after its inception. Since then, the company […]

Inheritance: will, compulsory portion, tax and spouse – all facts and tips

Correct and advantageous to heirs but above all to bequeathing can be difficult under certain circumstances. There are many things that have to be observed, many formalities that have to be adhered to in order to secure the inheritance. A will is always the simplest solution to ensure that one’s own interests are safeguarded even […]

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Fashion

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 […]

New apartment? Preparation for the visit and landlord: Questions App – Online & Free

You have a tour coming up soon? What you should pay attention to, we at FIV have put together for you. The most important tips and questions that you have to ask, but also questions that you expect from the landlord! Prepare yourself perfectly for your apartment inspection – for your dream apartment! Here you […]

Focal length and lens – When do I use which lens?

The focal length is probably the most technically difficult term to explain when photographing and the better the explanation is, the less most people understand what it is about. It defines the distance of a focal point by collecting the rays from the main plane of the photo lens, where the rays arrive parallel to […]

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. Quick view The perfect moment – a […]

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Fashion Week

Summer in Paris: best hotels & restaurants

Paris, the city of love, is a dream destination for many people all over the world. Have you always dreamed of enjoying a superb cocktail with a splendid view of the Eiffel Tower? Looking for a hotel two minutes from the golden triangle for a shopping weekend with your best friend? FIV Magazine has selected […]

Broker advantages and disadvantages: Buy and Sell – The Interview

Someday it will be. If you are not currently working in the real estate industry yourself and find yourself in a situation that has to do with real estate, sooner or later you will ask yourself: “Wouldn’t it make more sense to hire an estate agent? On the one hand there is usually the cost […]

Autofocus or no autofocus? Prefer manual mode?

The autofocus is a small technique miracle in a camera and most people are grateful for it because it ensures sharp images. And this is a great invention and a great help for beginners as well as advanced hobby photographers. But if you want more than just sharp photos, you should turn off the autofocus […]

Learn for free on FIV! Job interview, apartment viewing and first date

First date? New in town? We prepare you for the most important situations in life – with the most important questions! With us you will learn how to convince your new employer, your new landlord and your first date! Quick view Dates & meeting new peopleFirst DateGetting to know peopleSmalltalkGet to know yourselfWords of WisdomApplication […]

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Youtube

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 […]

Fashion show planning & tips: Interview with Stephan M. Czaja

Stephan Czaja is one of the young talents in the field of Creative Arts. With his companies, his books and his performances as a speaker, he quickly established himself in the fashion industry. So fast that he even helped organize the last show of the Berlin Fashion Week this year. As project planner for models, […]

Photoshooting – tips for outfits, clothes, accessories for the perfect preparation

For a photo shoot a model has to prepare herself accordingly and follow some tips. The model business is a serious and not at all easy job, even though many critics have no idea of the tension and effort in the business. On top of that, models must be punctual and reliable, flexible and easy […]

CXMXO – Who?! The advertising agency for fashion & digital media

Success Story: Company Portrait – CXMXO – Who?! The advertising agency for fashion & digital media! This agency provides High Fashion & High Quality Look! Cocaine Models (CXMXO Media Group) is not only about models. Branding and awareness are the big issues, especially in times of digital media. What makes them special is that they […]

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Expert: Buy property or not? Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Düsseldorf and Munich

Many people play with the idea of buying a property in one of the popular cities. These cities include Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Düsseldorf and Munich. But to find the suitable real estate is not at all so easy and as a layman it is often difficult to evaluate whether it is worthwhile to invest in […]

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. […]

Brokers – House selling as heritage and future housing

In our editorial department this week we had the case that a reader had inherited a house and actually did not know what to do with her inheritance. That’s why we did some research and are now meeting the real estate expert Jan Rickel from Bingen. He explained to us in conversation what possibilities there […]

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 […]

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Jewellery & Luxury

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. Quick view Tips for the perfect photos with your smartphone and iPhoneInterview with the managing director Christoph Engelberth of the online magazine Pocket.PhotosExpert tips: […]

Condominium as a capital investment: Investing sensibly

Many people come up with the idea of investing in a condo in the course of their lives. Especially as a layman questions arise again and again. We have interviewed an expert in this field for you. Here you can find out everything you need to know about condominiums as a capital investment. Interview with […]

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 […]

Advertising agency Berlin, Hamburg, Munich & Cologne – The best agencies in Germany

Advertising agency in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Düsseldorf and Cologne – Creativity is at home in Berlin. From the lively start-up culture to the large companies that are also represented internationally. Hamburg is the Mecca of online shops, Munich presents itself as an international city and in Cologne Düsseldorf poses the media world around YouTuber but […]

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Investment real estate: tax advantages? Nursing home? – Questions and answers

Many real estate issues are complex. In particular, topics such as capital investment are often incomprehensible to laypeople. It is therefore all the more pleasant when someone who is familiar with this topic explains it in simple words. FIV has conducted an interview with an expert for you. In this interview you will learn everything […]

Buy your own apartment – procedure, costs, advantages & disadvantages

As soon as you move into your first own apartment, most people say: rent, rent, rent. Every month you go to work many hours to spend most of your time on the next rent, which is due at the beginning of the month. No wonder that many young people become friends with the idea of […]

Exclusive interview with Pauline Baly: actress, model, musician and influencer from Paris

Pauline Baly is an incredible French artist living in Paris. Model, actress, musician and influencer, Pauline is one of the best Parisian influencers to follow absolutely on instagram. On its social networks, it shares the most trendy looks of Paris with a touch of glamour. IVF is delighted to present her exclusive interview with Pauline […]

Construction methods – prefabricated house, solid house or log house?

After the first years of working life, many people think about whether it is time to start a family. The founding of a family is often linked to a plan to move into a larger apartment or even into a house. Once the decision has been made and you are planning to have a house […]

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FIV – Social Stars, Fashion, VIPs & Designers

FASHION MAGAZINE With FIV, the online magazine, you take a look behind the scenes of the new fashion elite! Designers, models, fashion bloggers and Instagram stars set trends – and we meet them for an interview – follow us and you won’t miss an online trend!

FASHION DESIGNER In their showrooms and studios, designers create the new collections that we later find in the boutiques and stores of the city centre. Fashion design is the talent with concept and design to conjure up the entire design of a collection, garment, for garment. From evening gowns and blue jeans to handbags and accessories for men and women. Our FIV editorial team is interested in the talent behind the collection! From the simple cut it is a long way to fashion boutiques and whole fashion chains like H&M, Zara and Co. of the biggest fashion designers.

FASHION BLOGGERS set the trends! While fashion magazines hardly appear once a week, fashion and fashion bloggers post independently of the editorial deadline and editorial conference. They are always up-2-date, through new platforms like Snapchat, Tik Tok, Instagram and Youtube, but also through classic media like magazines, online magazines and the walk through the city. In the fashion capitals of the world, fashion bloggers find inspiration for new outfits, beauty tips, jewellery, hairdressers, trends and blog articles. We meet the people behind the smartphone and tablet PC for a look behind the scenes at Instagram & Co. Young bloggers already reach tens of thousands of followers, so they are not only opinion leaders but also interesting advertising partners for fashion labels and brands, of course also for fitness products, nutrition and lifestyle goods of any kind. So have a look with us who these new, young stars in the fashion heaven are and meet them with us for an interview.

Exclusive! We’ll meet your stars for you!

SUPER MODELS have always been trendsetters and idols for many. With their sense for fashion, many journeys to different places, they are really always at the pulse of time. They are constantly occupied with fashion, trends and new ideas. Meet new interesting people and broaden their horizons with each job. In the interview you will learn new exciting tips and details from the life of the top models each time. But also the stories of their photographers and stylists. Our magazine editors are interested in the talent behind the public person! Fashion trends emerge so quickly. We ask exciting questions and find out how to package fashion and lifestyle cleverly and interestingly in magazines, advertising and TV. But we also report for men on the men’s blog or on TV highlights such as Americas Next Topmodel or live from New York Fashion Week.

POEPLE & VIPS face camera, questions and flashlights! We will be there when the next film premiere is scheduled in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich or Cologne. Where can you find outfits and trends? Instagram has changed the world, we meet the bloggers outside the shootings and talk about family, career and future plans. No matter whether Top 100 Youtube, the most successful Youtube women or new stars: Youtube captivates many, also from our editorial staff, every day in front of the screen.

Made my day! Express yourself! Fashion bloggers show their self-confidence on Instagram and Youtube. We get to know the people behind the camera for you. The FIV column of fashion blogger from IvaIva! Iva started early in a model agency and with us in the fashion magazine: Our expert for fashion trends. Jewellery & accessories are a must-have for everyone! We look at the new trends around watches, rings, necklaces and absolute it pieces for 2019. The perfect sensual fragrance for the evening or striking, strong fragrances for men. Our trend scouts will find the new blockbusters and insider tips!

TRAVEL around the world. With us you will not only experience New York, London, Paris, Milan and Berlin at Fashion Week. We take you with us to dream beaches and in the middle of the Cities! New York, London, Paris, Milan, Berlin… we take you live to our Top 5. You’re looking for a good restaurant near you? We check restaurants in the fashion capitals for you: from vegan fast food to local cuisine with our food bloggers. Follow our fashion magazine on Instagram and don’t miss a story from our travels.