People and portrait photography
People in the best light and more than just a picture: People and portrait photography is a fascinating art form.
Christian Angerer is an internationally active photographer with a focus on people and portrait photography. His passion is cinematic photography, mainly in black and white, but also in color.
His passion for Dutch painting and for Impressionism greatly influence Dmitry’s images. With smooth transitions between depths and highlights and muted colors, his photos almost resemble finely painted works of art. Emotional and atmospheric images, widely different from the classic portrait photography, are the result.
Since the 1990s, the multiple award-winning Joachim Bergauer has been working as a photographer for advertising, image, portraits and reportage in Salzburg and worldwide. Other photographic focuses are fashion, and nude photography. His clients include the New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Spiegel, KTM, Moosleitner, Salzbergwerk Hallstatt, etc.
Thomas Berlin is an enthusiastic photographer from Frankfurt, Germany. He has been fascinated by art and photography since his student days. After a few years as an all-round artist, he decided to specialise in photography, focusing on portraiture.
Boris Bethge is a people and portrait photographer from the town of Ritterhude in Lower Saxony, Germany. After studying mechanical engineering, he worked for many years as a project manager and in company management. He later made a name for himself as an independent management coach. It was only in 2014 that he decided to take up photography as a career change. Boris is a complete autodidact, and believes that the best way to learn is by trying things out and learning from mistakes.
Thomas Bichler lives in Radolfzell on Lake Constance and has made an international name for himself as an outstanding nude and landscape photographer. He also specialises in photo coaching and travel journalism. He is the author of several illustrated books and regularly publishes annual calendars. His work has been featured in prestigious international magazines and has won numerous awards.
Luise Blumstengel is a portrait and people photographer from Germany. She studied media communication at the University of Chemnitz. Since 2022 Luise has been photographing in her own studio in her hometown Leipzig. In the same year, she became a Young Ambassador at the “bund professioneller portraitfotografen” (bpp).
Detlev Bock is a passionate amateur photographer from Baden-Württemberg. He lives a stone's throw from the French border. He discovered his passion for photography in 2011 in Asia, where he lived for five years for professional reasons. There he realized very quickly that this time was a "once in a lifetime" event that he absolutely wanted to capture in pictures.
Born and raised in Hannover, Germany, Norman Boesche has had a passion for photography since early childhood. After trying out many different techniques and subjects, it turned out that working with people was the biggest challenge for him. In the 90s he started to work seriously on his portrait, nude and fashion photography. His main maxim is that every session should have a relaxed atmosphere, and it is the photographer’s job to get the best out of his models.
Carola Bührmann is a photographer from Hamburg. She has been a lecturer of biology and anatomy at the MTA school in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, for over 20 years. The focus of her photography is portraits or people in general. However, the versatile artist also likes to look beyond photographic boundaries and so you can also find shots of lost places, classical architecture, objects, and much more in her portfolio.
In addition to digital composings and symbiotic collaborations with artists in music, painting, and sculpture, Christopher Cocks' photographic focus is on people photography.
Self-employed since 2015, people photographer Mathias de le Roi makes it a point not to be pigeonholed into a particular style. He wants to be seen as a versatile photographer who can shoot weddings, families, couples, classic portraits, beauty and fashion as well as sensual-erotic images.
Yago de Miguel is a passionate Spanish self-taught photographer who focuses on photographing people. He started learning with artificial light, but since 2020 he focuses mainly on daylight. Even if Yago is unsure, we know for sure, this photographer is more than creative. His often humorous images inspire, bring a smirk - even a raucous laugh - to the face. His portraits are refreshingly different. But not only the funny pictures please, his sensual works also inspire us. Here, too, he convinces with his ideas, with his sometimes unusual but always extraordinary photos.
Tanja Diez Tabares is a photographer based in Düsseldorf, Germany. Her passion is portrait photography, because Tanja finds it incredibly fascinating to capture the personality and uniqueness of a person in a picture. Every person has their own story, and she wants to show it.
Lothar is a fashion and people photographer from St. Johann in the Swabian Jura (Germany). Other focal points of his work are nude photography and composing.
Aleksey Dovgulya is a photographer and videographer specialising in advertising, portrait, wedding and event photography. As a brand ambassador for Hensel Visit GmbH & Co. KG, a leading manufacturer of professional lighting equipment, he has extensive industry knowledge.
Rodislav Driben is a fine art nude and fine art portrait photographer. Photography is currently his greatest passion. He started as a travel photographer, but since 2016 he has been focusing mainly on artistic nude photography. Rodislav has won numerous medals in prestigious international competitions. His artistic vision is more related to the aesthetics of classical painting than traditional photography.
Robert Hecht has been taking photographs since his youth. Around the turn of the millennium, he first ventured into the fascinating subjects of portraiture and the artistic nude - with growing enthusiasm. Friends and booked models often find the photo sessions with him a small holiday. Robert presents his works in large formats to the public in exhibitions, on his website he also shows landscape shots and street photography.
Alexander Heffele is a photographer from the town of Springe in Lower Saxony. Since 2019, he is active in the professional people, portrait and sensual area. However, topics such as beauty and fashion also inspire him and are increasingly finding their way into his varied portfolio. For professional images, he has a studio at his disposal.
People photographer Harald Heinrich from Burgau in Swabia specialises in creating a mystical and personal visual world with his models. These works are intended to emotionally touch and captivate the viewer. His work ranges from portraiture to nude photography, always with a focus on aesthetically pleasing and high quality images.
Markus Heinzelmann is a passionate photographer who has made the transition from amateur to professional. His favorite subject is people, and he creates a deep connection and communication with his subjects while working. For Markus, photography is like "painting with light", a search for the perfect moment and the ideal balance of light.
Michael Heming is a portrait and nude photographer from Berlin, Germany, born in a quiet small town in Münsterland. His photography is like a creative journey and it remains exciting to see where it will lead. His work is characterised by respect and a deep connection to the people whose stories he tells through beautiful and unique images.
Monique Hertel - Mo for short - is a portrait and people photographer from Bruchsal, Germany. Since 2019 she is working intensively with people photography. Before that, Mo stood in front of the camera from time to time. The step behind came as a surprise to her. But she did it with great enthusiasm. An enthusiasm that she still feels and uses positively in every shoot.
Ivan Horvat was born in Slovenia (then Yugoslavia) in 1964 and came to Germany at the age of 8. He is a creative artist whose works transcend the boundaries of reality and transport the viewer into an enchanting world of dreams and fantasy. For him, it is not the search for the perfect image that is important, but the creation of images and stories that provoke reflection.
Ivo Hüttmann, a sensitive nude photographer from Königsee in Thuringia, unfolds his creative potential not only in his main job at the PC, where he artistically unfolds in the world of 2D and 3D, but also in photography, which has served him as a balance since the early 2000s. After a decade, he ventured into part-time work as "Ivo Photography".
Alexander Jost is a people and portrait photographer from Rodgau near Frankfurt/Main, Germany. His portfolio includes classic portraits as well as sensual boudoir shots. Many of his shots are taken in his classic loft daylight studio. It is located in the old walls of a former steel factory and has a very special charm.
Peter Kächele is a portrait and people photographer from Bad Urach, a small Swabian town. His hobby of photography has developed into a passion. All photographers try to capture the light, put it on the chip, and use it to create an image. For Peter, light is a means to an end. He primarily wants to capture personalities and emotions. One thing in advance, he succeeds!
Michael Kampmann, born in 1959 in Moers and living in Braunfels, Germany, is a people and portrait photographer. He has been working digitally since 2010 and tries to capture moments and feelings for the future. His atmospheric portraits inspire with naturalness and authenticity.
Tom and Ute are a pair of photographers with a focus on portrait photography, which among other things tries to capture the personality of their models.
Martin Krolop is a professional photographer from Cologne. He is one of the most famous German-speaking YouTubers in the field of photography. With his relaxed and, at the same time, expert way of imparting knowledge, the likeable Cologne native reaches a wide audience. The focus of Martin’s photographic work is portrait and people photography. Professionally, he focuses on the areas of advertising, action and sports, among others.
Berndhard Lamberz is a people photographer from Limburgerhof, Germany. He prefers to work with natural light. He is not a meticulous planner, he develops rough concepts, but ultimately follows his instincts and photographs from his feelings. This gives his pictures an unaffected naturalness.
Sacha Leyendecker is a Cologne-based people photographer and coach specializing in sensual, erotic portrait and nude photography. The basis of his work is the use of "available light", which allows him to work creatively and gives his models the space to move naturally in front of the camera.
Thomas Kratzin is a creative photographer from the idyllic town of Freiburg im Breisgau. Under the pseudonym LIGHTandNOT he creates impressive visual works of art. His photographs are characterised by a special sensitivity to light and shadow, which he masterfully combines to create a harmonious overall image. The world of LIGHTandNOT creates photographs that evoke emotions and tell stories.
Wolfgang Loke was born in Bochum in 1967 and lives in Witten. Already at the age of 9 years his love for photography arose very early. Over a long time, he gained experience in his own darkroom and still his love is black and white photography. Thematically, the image of people (especially portrait, beauty and nude) belongs to Wolfgang’s favorite area.
Kevin Luck, born in 1979, is a people and portrait photographer from Hannover, Germany. Although he is a master of classical portraiture, his strengths lie in creative photography with intense light, strong colors and exciting contrasts. By using unusual locations and settings, he manages to create unique images with a high recognition value that stand out from the crowd. He is the founder of the "Portraits made in Germany" platform.
Thomas Maschner, born in 1966, amateur photographer from Cologne, discovered his love of photography in the 80s and has been passionate about it ever since. In addition to his professional work in the insurance industry, photography serves as a creative balance and a way to pursue his passion for discovering new things. He is particularly interested in people and portrait photography, travel and landscape photography, as well as architectural photography.
Petra Neitsch was born in the 1960s and is a portrait photographer from Oberbergisches Land, near Cologne. In 2008 she moved to Tecklenburger Land, where she now feels very much at home. Her vivid portraits are very emotional and soulful.
Photographic art with a focus on lost places and model photography. Photography and art “mix” in the images of Raimund Paris. The result is unique and beautiful.
Alexander Platz is a visual artist, photographer and writer. He lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Always on the lookout for the "unexpected moment", Alexander believes that a photographer or artist can be anything - except boring. This is more than evident in his images. Art and photography form a wonderful unity, varied and very exciting.
Anton Plotnikov is a Russian portrait photographer who studied with Igor Sakharov-Ross in Saint Petersburg. His style is characterized by minimalism, the person is the focus, not the packaging. In beauty and fashion shoots he likes to surprise and show what you don't expect on social media.
Esther Posala from Lünen in North Rhine-Westphalia has been working as a freelance photographer since 2012. Her passion is artistic people photography. She has a clear conviction: Photography should not show what you see, but what you feel. Photography is not about capturing a moment or a person, but about capturing the deep, palpable affection between people - as unadulterated as possible.
Andreas Puhl is a passionate nude and portrait photographer with the goal of perfecting his art at the highest level. Born in the 60s near Hannover, he moved to Cologne in 1990 for love, where he still lives and works today. Although he always had a camera with him as a child and teenager, he discovered his passion for photography late in life.
Klaus Reinders is an industrial, business and people photographer from Emden, Germany. He offers workshops and individual coaching and runs a very informative YouTube channel. His professional focus is on industrial and corporate photography. But his creativity also shows in people and portrait photography.
Gabriele Rigon is an Italian photographer of people and nudes. Capturing the aesthetic of femininity and rendering it in still images is his primary goal. He likes to work with the same models over and over again. A good working relationship and trust is a very important and often underestimated part of people photography.
Reinhard Ringwald is a professional and creative photographer from Haussach, Germany. He loves natural light. His photos are very emotional and show people in an authentic and honest way.
Born and living in Salzburg/Austria, Bernie Rothauer (stage name ôbaxé_arts) has made artistic creation his purpose in life. He is a full-time musician (percussion, guitar), and specialist in ethnic rhythms from West Africa, Brazil, and Cuba. He supports and coaches other musicians* in their productions in his recording studio. He shoots music videos and translates messages into images.
Friendly Swiss portrait photographer. His motto "Feelings cannot be retouched" characterizes his fantastic and expressive pictures. He shows people authentically and with many emotions.
Ralf Schilberg photographs exclusively in black and white, always focusing on the play between light and darkness. In doing so, he loves to tell stories with his photos. However, this does not apply to classic portraits, because portraits do not need a story, faces tell their own stories. That's why his portraits are reduced, almost strictly focused on the personality, whether celebrity or model from next door.
Inspired by great photographers like Peter Lindbergh, Vincent Peters or Herb Ritts I shoot mainly in black and white and with available light.
Carsten Seidel: The photographer behind the moments. Carsten specializes in wedding, portrait and fashion photography. He is fascinated by people and capturing unique moments. The opportunity to work with nice, inspiring and innovative people keeps him motivated.