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Colour red – love, passion, energy

The colour red is extroverted, stimulating and warm, its element is fire. Love, passion and energy describe the qualities of this vital colour. Red blood flows through our veins – a truly mysterious elixir of life. Meaning of the color red The effect of the colour red is energetic, active and optimistic. As the colour […]

Claude Monet Curriculum Vitae

The French painter Claude Monet was born in Paris on 14 November 1840 as Oscar-Claude Monet. Monet was born as the second son of Adolph Monet and Louise Justine Aubrée in Rue Lafitte 45. The christening of the boy, always called Oscar by his parents, took place in the church Notre-Dame de Lorette. Monet’s father […]

Create a panorama photo: Instructions and tips

Whether in the mountains, on the beach or in the city – panorama photos capture a broad motive with all details. The right shooting technique and special software ensure impressive results. A panorama image can be composed of several individual images. It is worth taking a panorama photo, because detailed photos of landscapes inspire the […]

Tips and tricks for mountain photography

Capture mountain experiences in really good pictures. Here are a few tips and tricks from the professional. Photographer Bernd Ritschel has been one of the most renowned alpine photographers for years. In addition to advertising photos, illustrated books and tour photos, Ritschel also passes on his specialist knowledge in courses. Mountain Photography Tips Trick You […]

How To Take Great Pictures Of The Ocean

In the first part of our photo tip series we have given you some tips on how to design your photos. Now we want to follow up and give you more relaxing motive ideas on your way. Summer, sun, beach and sea. Finally it is so far. You have arrived at the holiday resort and […]

Gustav Klimt – His Life

Gustav Klimt was born in 1862 in the Viennese suburb of Baumgarten, into a large family. His father was a goldsmith and his two brothers devoted themselves to artistic professions. Photo credit – all images in this post are from At the age of 14, Gustav Klimt attended the Vienna School of Arts and […]

Photographing flowers and blossoms at home

You can photograph flowers and blossoms at home with modest equipment. But with a macro lens you can get very close. I’ll show you how you can set flowers and blossoms in scene at home – in cold or bad weather. Picture from druckaufleinwand Photographing flowers at home Time to take pictures – but bad […]

Titian is not a painter, but a miracle!

This quotation by Sperone Speroni from the “Dialogo d’Amore” (1542) impressively describes the outstanding position of the painter Titian. The esteem that emerges from these words is reflected in the exhibition Titian and the Renaissance in Venice, which can be seen at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt from 13 February to 26 May 2019. The […]

A chronicler with a felt pen

Under the title Breakdowns, Catastrophes and Apocalypses, the Museum Frankfurt is presenting works from the estate of Kurt Wölbing (1910-1990) from Frankfurt until 30 September. No – no – no asparagus grows in this city For the first time, Wölbing’s coloured felt-tip pen drawings are made accessible to a broad public. As an artistic autodidact, […]

No way out of the labyrinth Modernity

Walking through the exhibition Victor Vasarely – In the Labyrinth of Modernism in Frankfurt’s Städel Museum, one hears again recently a taste judgement that many had probably believed to be outdated when it came to judging modern art works. Vega Pal, Reytey, Cheyt-Pyr, completely abstract and captivatingly polychrome, the verdict: beautiful. Vasarely’s large-format oil and […]