Techniques for Inspiration and Creativity in Concept Photography

Techniques for Inspiration and Creativity in Concept Photography Creativity and Inspiration is the lifeblood of concept photography The value and depth of a concept photographer’s work doesn’t rely on either his gear park or his technical (photographic) experience. I am not saying these two won’t affect how his photos look in the end, but they…

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New Photo: King Kajong

New Photo: King Kajong

King Kajong sitting atop his tower I love my new studio. It’s so incredibly close to my home – 20 meters!! Finally I can just go and shoot whenever I want to. Sorry to unblow your mind, but this is of course a photo manipulation. I am not that much of a daredevil :). And…

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New Photo: Aurora – Goddess Of Dawn

New Photo: Aurora – Goddess Of Dawn

Aurora, the Goddess Of Dawn. She ties the bonds between day and night, the sun and the moon, while at the same time being inextricably bound by the two. With serene beauty, she dances on their stage and enjoys her short moment of glory, each day anew. Story Concept Aurora is both a mythical figure and a natural spectacle…

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How To Create Oversized Objects For Photo Manipulation Using Camera Shift

How To Create Oversized Objects For Photo Manipulation Using Camera Shift

Introduction to the effect of oversized objects for artistic photo manipulation You’ve probably all seen that specific effect used in many creative photo manipulations. Enormously oversized objects are placed in an otherwise natural environment and due to their size, they become carriers of meaning and symbolic connotation. Almost everyone believes, that this can only be…

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New Photo: Deliverance of the Luminous People

New Photo: Deliverance of the Luminous People

The idea for this image found me one night, while I was sitting outside in the little Italien Restaurant around the corner. They feature these beautiful old triple lamps and my mind wandered off to some other world, where there are living creatures trapped inside these lamps. From there on, the story started to grow……

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Zone-Lighting Tutorial for Concept Photography

Zone-Lighting Tutorial for Concept Photography

In this tutorial I’d like to demonstrate that you don’t need expensive studio flashes to create a complex scene with subtle lighting. I haven’t yet seen anyone else do this quite the same way and there doesn’t seem to be a name for it, so I named the process “zone-lighting”, a form of exposure blending…

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New Photo: Seamstress Of Her Own Destiny

New Photo: Seamstress Of Her Own Destiny

I am happy to start my new website with introducing my newest work, “Seamstress Of Her Own Destiny” (Näherin ihres eigenen Schicksals). It’s a project that is part of the Lichtdialoge cycle and tells the story of the very talented flamenco dancer Daniela from Malaga. We were very fortunate to get in contact with the…

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Hello wor(l)d(press)

Hello wor(l)d(press)

Welcome to my new website. I maintained a static website for far too long and while it was fun while it lasted it was certainly time to move on and start with a website that is much easier to maintain. I am very thankful for the help of my beautiful and talented girlfriend who gave…

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