Category: People

Valentine’s Day for couples

What can be a better Valentine’s Day gift than a shooting of a couple – provided you aren’t a single? The only question is: Does the right, perfect shooting actually exist? A shooting that is romantic but devoid of kitsch and that others don’t have to feel ashamed for? Which photographer should I choose and ...

Life in Japan – Herbert Geddes

Once again I’d like to take you on a trip back into the past. This time we’re going to Japan around 1910. Herbert Geddes was the manager of a Canadian import-export company and between 1908 and 1918 he was in Yokohama on a business trip to Japan. On photographic glass slides he captured the impressions ...

Neal Preston Rock ‘n’ Roll up close

Rock ’n‘ Roll up close, energetic and full of emotions! That’s the pictures that have made photographer Neal Preston a legend. I’m sure that each one of you knows at least one of his photos. Starting from the 1970s, the music scene and the rock scene in particular wouldn’t be what it is now to ...

In the own four walls

Hello guys, Did you ever ask yourself how you can take lovely photos or portraits at home? In this article you will find out how to find a good spot, what it takes for a good picture and which tools can be used. Taking pictures at home is full of advantages: You are undisturbed, it ...

Welcome back, David Lachapelle!

As I’ve already shown you in my article on Oliviero Toscani, I’m pretty much interested in the art of commercial photography. The comeback of the Italian scandal photographer really was a highlight and I’m looking forward a lot to the fresh breeze he will hopefully blow into the advertising industry. Another photographer who (not only) ...

“Things that annoy me about photography“ or “The flood of pictures“  

Facebook, Instagram etc. have made it possible to create selfies. And this kind of taking pictures is used and shared in an unforeseen way. This has led to billions of images produced without any clear idea behind them.

Autumn portraits

A couple of days ago I took you to meadows covered by the mist on a rainy, murky walk through the forest. I showed you all the wonderful facets this season offers. However, on my long walk my focus was not only nature itself. I was accompanied by a friend who also posed as a ...

“People Matching Artworks”

By chance I came across the photographer Stefan Draschan some days ago, a man who obviously spends a lot of time in the museums I also enjoy visiting every now and then. On his blog “People Matching Artworks”, the Austrian photographer presents photos where people form a symbiotic relationship with the pictures. Do the colors ...

Chernobyl is home.

Chernobyl – no matter if someone was already born at the time of the disaster or was born only later, every one of us can relate to Chernobyl in some way. Although the world of those days was shaken by the nuclear disaster and even many years later the name of the nuclear plant gives ...

Bernd and Hilla Becher

Bernd and Hilla Becher are a well-known German couple of photographers, famous for their black and white photographs of timber frame constructions and industrial buildings. Together they also founded a school of photography in Düsseldorf. From a very young age Bernd and Hilla have been highly interested in photography and creative arts. Hilla became a ...