germany Jun 2021


Solar und Fotografen Hamburg photo agents

SOLAR UND FOTOGRAFEN is a Hamburg-based boutique agency, representing photographers working across lifestyle, people, food, interior, still life, travel and transportation advertising.

The represented photographers are not just creative and hardworking, but also passionate about their job. Inga and her team manage projects with individual service and fast turnaround times. Their aim is to make every production a great, efficient, safe and high professional shooting experience with fantastic results.

Recent work includes commercial still and moving image productions for companies like Vodafone, IKK insurance, Mercedes Benz, Paulaner, TESA, Bundesministerium für Gesundheit, Ergo insurance, BAT, EDEKA, McDonalds, LVM insurance, Commerzbank, Ramazotti, Rewe, Toom, UBS, Thomas Porzellan, Blockhouse, Weber and Veltins.

Contact them to talk about your project and find the perfect photographer and supporting team for your needs. 

Visit their website to see more work and follow them on Instagram.

Avenger Photographers Munich photo agents

Avenger Photographers is a Munich-based photography agency representing leading beauty, fashion, portrait, people, advertising, sports and still life photographers.

For over 20 years, Avenger Photographers has been renowned for representing a professional and creative group of photographers. All of its individual photographers have been shooting new things so this Showcase only shows a small selection.

All recent shoots and the latest news can be seen on the agency's website.

Recent productions include:

  • C&A shot by Steve Marais in Slovenia
  • TV commercial for Oral B in cooperation with FCBayern - stills and film director Dirk Bader
  • Gabor campaign stills and video shot by Jörg Schieferecke
  • Cupra goes fashion week stills and video shot by Reno Mezger.

watchmen productions Berlin Commercial Production and Services for Photo& Film

Watchmen provides high-end production services for film and photo shoots in Germany since 2004.

The Berlin based company has been a rock-solid name working in advertising, feature films, and TV. Recent projects include commercials for Cisco, Hyundai, Samsung or Mercedes-Benz, and TV shows such as "The Challenge".

Their features combine artistic strength and international relevance. 'Mariners of the Mountains', the fourth collaboration with director Karim Aïnouz will premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2021.

Watchmen puts passion, knowledge and experience into every shoot and works with efficient safety and hygiene concepts.

Producer Christopher Zitterbart works for over 20 years and shot in as many countries. He produced hundreds of commercials and worked on many US and UK TV productions. His creative heart meets a mindset, driven by efficiency and attention to detail.

Together with their local teams, Watchmen provide the most amazing locations, unique talent, and top gear at competitive prices. 

Jonathan Heidrich Stuttgart - Mallorca DOPs/ film

Jonathan Heidrich is a director of photography based in Stuttgart, Germany and Mallorca, Balearic Islands, and he he is available for work worldwide.

His favourite focus is fashion and automotive and telling visual stories is his passion. Seeing the exceptional in every project and making it special in its own way is always his priority. He is also specialised in highspeed and shooting underwater.

With a variety of own equipment (RED Epic-W, Sony FX9, ARRI Alura Zoom, ARRI Skypanels, and more) it's possible for him to match almost every production value.

Clients include Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Deichmann, Universal Music, Ferrero, Footlocker, Street One and AUDI.

Check out his website and follow him on Instagram and Facebook.

Shotz Casting Berlin casting agencies

Casting has come a long way. Good thing Shotz Casting has more than 15 years of experience and state-of-the-art solutions for your casting endeavour. They find talents, actors, models, extras, influencers, and real people with stories to match.

Based in Berlin, there's a melting pot of culturally diverse and multilingual talents to choose from. Ranging from common-or-garden to unique faces from all over Germany, and every age and nationality in between, Shotz Casting can provide you with exactly what you have in mind.

This year alone they have done castings for two global brand campaigns. One for Hyundai which is already on air, and another for Genesis that is still in production. Auditioning across Europe with talents coming from every corner of the continent, they take pride in offering a multifaceted approach when it comes to their work.

Hit them up here to find out how your next casting can become a definitive success.

Casting done right.

Sergio Ingravalle Dusseldorf illustrators

Sergio Ingravalle creates portraits and dynamic sports illustrations by using digital drawings in combination with watercolours, pencils and ink. His client list contains Coca-Cola, Adidas, Juventus, Marvel, FC Bayern Munich, Peugeot, National Geographic. He also collaborated with the German Government to create illustrations for the 70th anniversary of the German Basic Law.

After winning the prestigious Red Dot and nail trophy by the Art Directors Club in 2019, his work has been awarded the German Design Award 2021. In addition, his work has been honoured by international award shows like 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide by Luerzer's Archive 18/19 and 16/17, Communication Arts Award of Excellence, several times 3x3 Professional Show Winner, Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles and will be featured in the new Freistil Book.

Rainer Häckl Munich Corporate, Portrait and Sports Photographers

Munich-based photographer Rainer Haeckl loves capturing people, at work and in their spare time. 

Specialising in corporate, sports and advertising photography, Rainer is regularly commissioned to shoot for a variety of related projects by a broad range of clients. Putting his subjects at ease, Rainer shoots engaging portraits and captures real life moments in his unique and authentic style.

Before his career as a professional photographer, Rainer worked as a graphic designer and art director. Therefore he has a deeper understanding of the clients' side and needs during production. Most of the post-production work is done by himself.

Among his clients are leading global and local brands and ad agencies. Recent clients include BMW, Munich Indoor Basketball, STEADFORCE, LEDVANCE, RSU Rating Service Unit, Sidley Austin, Watson Farley Williams, speedfitness, ACISO.

To most of his clients, he has a long lasting working relationship.

Katrin Winner Munich food & drink photographers

After completing her training as a Media Designer, Katrin Winner went to Nuremberg to study graphic design and photography.

She found her professional fulfilment by combining her passion for good food with her artistic creativity and has since worked as a food photographer.

Due to the farm her parents own and working with them over the years, she knows exactly how much hard work and energy it takes to produce fresh and organic food, so she‘s always eager to work sustainably.

During her studies, Katrin gained experience in well-known food photography studios in Hamburg and Munich. After five years as a photographer, she decided at the beginning of 2018 to set up her own studio for food and still life photography in Munich.

You can follow Katrin on Instagram.

Thies Rätzke Images Hamburg Corporate & Industrial Photographers and Film Production

Thies Rätzke is a corporate and industrial photographer working nationally and internationally out of his studio in Hamburg for enterprises, organisations, agencies and magazines.

With a specialisation in logistics, he photographs and films production facilities and industrial landscapes, vehicles and vessels, machines and technology, work processes with or without people, office environments and buildings of large companies as well as promising start-ups, portraits of CEOs, craftsmen and other personalities.

His work can be found in all forms of cross-media corporate communications and marketing such as annual and sustainability reports, image campaigns, advertising, employer branding or customer magazines. Clients include Hapag-Lloyd, MAN Truck & Bus, Mercedes, Securitas.

Thies owns waders, a tuxedo, several safety vests and helmets in various colours, likes to fly drones and helicopters, has a team of four, an altitude certificate, a diving license and a balloonist certificate, enjoys climbing container bridges, wind turbines and ladders, has been in sewerage and clean rooms, can do a headstand and laugh.

Holger Puhl Düsseldorf Still Life and Advertising photographers

Holger Puhl specialises in high-class still life, cosmetics and liquid photography. His clients' list includes renowned brands such as L'Oreal Paris, LVMH, Sephora, Pilsner Urquell as well as national and international agencies.

Holger's work is marked by his passion for elegant use of lighting and composition as well as by his patience and attention to detail. Holger's precise technique transforms everyday materials into something extraordinary.  Based in Dusseldorf with a fully equipped studio and more than 20 years of experience in product photography, he guarantees great results.

Recent works featured in this Showcase magazine include projects done for L'Oreal Paris, Pernod Ricard, Scream Cream and others. Visit his website to see more work.

Michael Mueller Fotografie Munich Sport and People & Lifestyle Photographers

Creating visual moments - the art of catching a unique moment, as natural and real as possible, without the help of artificial light, is the main motivation behind people, sport and lifestyle photographer Michael Müller's work.It's also the reason why he was booked by Superdry to shot their global campaign #windifferent. They shot the themes 'flex', 'train' and 'run' on location in London and Bristol.

Accompanying a project from the first idea to the conception, over to its production and finally, the post-production, is for him a significant key to ensure the best possible results. He is supported by a strong team that shares his passion for photography.

Michael recently shot for clients including About you, BASF, Buff, DKV Mobility, Dynafit, Odlo, Otto Kern Fragrances, Powerbar, Superdry, Würth.

He is represented in Germany by Agency Neubauer from Munich, in Scandinavia by NorwayRepresents and in the US by Atmsphr.

Patrick Zasada Frankfurt Still Life, Food and Architecture Photographers

Patrick Zasada is a product photographer, located near Frankfurt, Darmstadt and Mannheim. His focus lies on still life and advertising photography. He creates luxurious product shoots with silky light gradients. In this Showcase Patrick would like to show some of his still life and food photos.

Some of Patrick’s clients include Accor Hotel Group, Bellavia, Byodo, Continental, Chanel, CyrusOne, EbaraCorporation, Gerresheimer AG, Global Switch, Hessenagentur, Hilton Hotels, Interhomes AG, KT Bank, Köbig, Medochemie, R+V, Vanguard Inc. and ZMS Zeppelin.

Günther Raupp Stuttgart Cars and Lifestyle Photographers

Günther Raupp is well known for his automotive and lifestyle photography as well as his unique style and use of light. He is one of the very few elite car photographers working all over Europe and the United States. His impressive list of references ranges from Alfa Romeo to Volkswagen. His experience spans to location shootings in California, Utah, Florida, the Arctic Circle, the Sinai Peninsula, South Africa, China, Spain, Nice, Venice or even at Lake Garda. He has worked in studios in Hollywood, Detroit, Chicago, London, Munich, Turin and Madrid. 

Günther enjoys an international reputation for calendars. It is common knowledge that only the Pirelli and Ferrari calendars have achieved ultimate cult status within their target group: but only Günther has exclusively photographed every Ferrari calendar over all the years. With his COVID-19 safe certified production team, he’s actually very busy shooting the 2022 Ferrari calendar.

Günther’s most important accessory still is – his eye! He simply loves being a photographer, every day, and on every project. His passion is driven by photos that excite and convey a pure, unique message.

Make sure you visit his brand new relaunched website and follow him on Facebook.

Stephanie Trenz Stuttgart Corporate and Portrait Photographers

Stephanie Trenz portrays business leaders like legends.

More than ever, authenticity is the cornerstone for deep trust among customers and stakeholders. But for the authentic self to emerge, we must first feel safe. Stephanie guides you through a process that will help you stay real in front of the camera.

From personalities like Reinhold Messner or politicians like Walter Riester to the board of Daimler Benz and many more. Stephanie‘s process grew out of decades of working with leaders and high achievers from all industries.

Stephanie Trenz delivers images that reveal your authentic self. That‘s because she knows how to make you feel at ease and confident.

Even in these special times, she has been privileged to create beautiful projects such as new imagery for a medical centre as well as the campaign for the state election, of course under the current sanitary conditions and safety requirements.

Reference list: Alliance Healthcare Deutschland und GEHE Pharma Handel, Nobilis Group GmbH, Daimler AG, Porsche AG, FDP BW, Groninger, Wüstenrot& Württembergische AG, Klafs, Schwäbisch-Hall AG, Voith, ElringKlinger AG, Gasversorgung Süddeutschland, N-ergie, Willems Eyewear, Bauchraum Gastroenterologisches Zentrum, Apotheke 55 and many more.

Michael Heinsen Hamburg - Mallorca people & lifestyle photographers

Often the beautiful things are just around the corner. According to that motto, Michael Heinsen has produced the following pics next to his door in Mallorca.

Michael, known for believable, high quality and outstanding people and lifestyle photography, this time had fun with a Peugeot 2008.

Astrid Obert Munich Fashion and Lifestyle Photographers

Astrid Obert is an acknowledged advertising, lifestyle and fashion photographer, internationally acclaimed for her subtle yet exquisite expressive, lively style of photography.

Astrid produces vibrant and progressive campaigns for renowned brands, advertising agencies, celebrities, and selected magazines based in Europe and Cape Town.

Astrid's work is timeless, dynamic and client-centred. She works with established professional teams worldwide and offers a complete full production service for established brands, companies, experts and startups.

Stefan Hobmaier Berlin - Munich Corporate and Portrait Photographers

Stefan Hobmaier is a freelance photographer based in Berlin and Munich, focusing on portrait, reportage and industrial photography.

Always working on personal projects, he develops new styles and integrates new techniques into his commercial and editorial work. Agencies, corporate clients and magazines appreciate his honest, natural and lively imagery that gets people's attention.

His national and international clients include Audi, BMW, Osram, Bosch, Hornbach, Intel, Google, ProSiebenSat1, MAN, H&M, Porsche, Mazda, Siemens Healthineers, SZ Scala, Trumpf, Epiroc, C3, Hoffmann&Campe, Territory, Condé Nast, Impulse, Forbes, Bloomberg Business Week, FourFourTwo, Haymarket, Redwood and various international clients, agencies, B2B and B2C magazines.

Ansgar Photography Dusseldorf fashion photographers

On a recent shoot in Cologne, Ansgar Werrelmann and his team were in for an eerie yet beautiful experience. Being exempt from the curfew, they enjoyed a deserted city and lone cathedral at night. Ansgar had dreamed up the late night production in support of talented fashion students. He enjoys helping them to visualise their graduation thesis, in this case photographing a literature-inspired clothing line. 

Ansgar is also teaching portrait photography in university workshops and has a new underwear editorial underway, as well as images illustrating a publication about the future of fashion.

Jan Steinhilber Hamburg Cars and Lifestyle Photographers

Automotive and lifestyle photographer Jan Steinhilber has been busy shooting some personal work lately, featuring the beautiful and talented Kate from Hamburg and a true automotive legend from Stuttgart, a Mercedes G55AMG

This series has literally been shot in Jan's back porch in northern Germany (where it almost always rains as you can see in the pictures).

Tom Jasny Dusseldorf Interior, Exterior and Resort Photographers

Tom Jasny is specialised in hotel and resort photography; he creates amazing images for incredible properties and places - images that create instant appeal, photos that evoke “I want to be there,” emotions.

Tom possesses a signature skill in lighting and a thorough eye for perfect perspectives and detail. With now almost 20 years of expertise as a sought-after photographer for hotels, resorts and residences, his irresistible images speak for themselves.

Latest work in Dubai for Riu Hotels & Resorts, creating images and a video of the new build and first all-inclusive resort in Dubai, in the Maldives for Riu Hotels & Resorts, pictures and video. For Hilton Düsseldorf, pictures of the new Restaurant Philosoph. Video production and images for Plaza Hotels in Madrid. He created images for Baufritz, individually designed timber houses in Berlin and Munich.

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