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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, […]

Photography blog: Structure, care and topic – the interview with Roman Raatz

“Compressed knowledge” about analog photography is available from our photography expert Roman Raatz, who has been on the road with his camera for years and has acquired the corresponding know-how. On one of his websites, he has created a kind of textbook for photography beginners, because forums can often not help or confuse. His favourite subject […]

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 […]

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 […]

Macro lenses: magnification, focal length class, image quality for portrait & beauty photography

Photographing with a macro object is characterized by the magnification of the image. This indicates the size of the subject being photographed or recorded on the image sensor or film. [shortcode variable slug=”adsense”] Macro lenses: From microorganisms to dust particles When it comes to a 1:1 ratio, the subject and its projection on your camera […]

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 […]

Animal Photography – how to make the best pics of your pets

Pets play a big part in their owner’s lives and the trend towards pets having a similar status to children is growing. One aspect of pet parenting, which is consistently a challenge, is photography. Most pet parents want great pictures of their fur babies to share on social media or to frame and place on […]

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 […]

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 […]