germany Jan 2024


elbcasting Hamburg - Munich casting agencies

For 17 years elbmodels has been placing talents whose age begins where it ends at other agencies.

And guess what? We've got some big news—there's a new addition to the family! It might sound a bit peculiar for the 'best agers,' but it's true: elbcasting, the spunky offspring of elbmodels, is here.

For street models, normal people with a slightly crooked nose, a gap in their teeth or edgy types who are just like life: imperfect, with flaws, unpredictable; in short: exciting!

elbcasting now offers a solution to anyone looking for the imperfect. It is a casting agency that guarantees the values of the strong elbmodels brand, but also expands its range.

H5 Models Hamburg - Munich - Berlin Model and Casting Agencies

H5 Models' motto: Elevating creativity with diverse talent.

Discover H5 Models, a dynamic talent agency based in Munich, Germany, specialising in diverse models for your creative needs. Whether for photo shoots, advertising, or film casting, H5 Models provides a range of skilled individuals.

"Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our 24/7 availability, ensuring dedicated support for your projects. A simple call connects you with our team, ready to introduce you to a roster of compelling faces and skilled actors.

H5 Models offers a diverse talent pool, including male and female models, children, 50 + models, couples, families, groups, and curvy models. Our talents are meticulously scouted, cast, and photographed by leading industry professionals across Germany."

Embark on a journey with H5 Models, where diversity meets distinction. Contact the team today to enhance your creative ventures with the sought-after faces of H5 Models.

Lichtenberg & Gray Munich Full Service for Film and Photo Productions

Lichtenberg & Gray Productions is a full-service film and photo production company offering a wide range of services to brands, advertising agencies, and photographers. LGP has produced over 500 commercials, on-air promotion spots and photo shoots for the German and international markets. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, LGP has built up an extensive network of highly skilled crews in Europe.

"Based in Munich, we specialise in developing and producing content and campaigns for both national and international clients. Our strength lies in the production of TV commercials, corporate films, online content, and professional photography.

Following clients have trusted us with their projects: Adidas, Aral, Audi, Baldessarini, Barilla, BMW, Bugatti, Cathay Pacific, Daimler Chrysler, Haribo, Hugo Boss, Lufthansa, Mercedes, Mini, Mitsubishi, Mobil Oil, Nike, Opel, Porsche, Postbank, Reebok, Sony, Staud, Swisscom, VW and many more - as well as broadcasting stations worldwide."

They have worked with celebrities such as Robbie Williams, Phil Collins, Take That, Melanie C, Lenny Kravitz, Kylie Minogue, Katy Perry, Rita Ora, Heidi Klum, Claudia Schiffer, Kobe Bryant, to name a few.

Lauktien & Friends Berlin CGI/3D Rendering, Creative Retouching, and Photography

"We are here for your visual breakthrough with fresh and dynamic commercial product photography from Berlin.

We particularly love staging cosmetic products and fragrances in an appealing way and put a lot of love and heart into every project.

Make your products shine with the services of photographer and award-winning digital artist Rüdiger Lauktien from Lauktien and Friends.”

Avenger Photographers Munich Photographers and Talents Agents

Avenger Photographers is not your typical creative agency; it's a powerhouse that goes beyond photography. With a roster comprising photographers, DOPs, directors, stylists, and hair & makeup artists, Avenger Photographers stands as a full-service creative agency. Providing a highly personalised service to their artists, they seamlessly manage the entire production process. Representing artists with extensive experience and international acclaim, Avenger Photographers takes pride in its diverse and talented team.

"We are thrilled to announce a new addition to our team of DOPs and directors: Eike Frederik Schulz, a director honored with the Young Directors Award at Cannes Lions last year. Additionally, meet Michael Fischbacher and his team, KREATIV INSTINKT, who bring life to snowboarding and skiing in the high mountains through emotional and authentic image films."

For a glimpse into our recent shoots and the latest news, visit avengerphotographers.com.

Yuriy Ogarkov Berlin - Barcelona advertising photographers

Yuriy Ogarkov, an established advertising photographer with German roots and Ukrainian origins, divides his time between the vibrant cities of Berlin and Barcelona. Specializing in sports, people, and lifestyle images, his portfolio, marked by a fusion of elegance, dynamic motion, charming atmospheres, and thoughtfully crafted compositions, showcases a unique blend of elements, each finding its own harmonious place within the frame.

While Yuriy has established a distinctive and recognizable style, his proficiency in technical aspects, art director's intuition, and a natural curiosity for experimentation make him a visual polyglot, seamlessly navigating across diverse photographic genres.

Yuriy's adept communication skills establish a comfortable setting for models, athletes, and talent, promoting creativity and an effortless workflow. His authentic understanding of individuals allows him to customize his direction, bringing out the best in each subject he captures. Yuriy's past experience as a model enriches his directorial talent, offering a unique perspective to guide individuals, even those new to being in front of the camera. This makes subjects feel at ease, contributing their best to the visual narrative.

Yuriy is available to work worldwide. Follow his work on his website and on Instagram.

Lopez Foto Design Nuremberg - Barcelona Corporate and Portrait Photographers

Understanding an idea and a concept and transforming it photographically into meaningful images is the great strength of Nuremberg-based photographer and retoucher Francisco Lopez.

Born in Nuremberg, with a Spanish passport and a second home in Barcelona, he has been working for over 25 years as a freelance photographer in the fields of advertising, corporate, architecture 
and still life.

The majority of his work is about people in a wide variety of industries and the most diverse positions. Francisco always succeeds in portraying these people in a likeable, self-confident 
and proud presence. You can always see that the people portrayed love their profession 
and that they enjoyed the shoot.

Francisco Lopez always manages to get to the point quickly, straightforwardly and with a lot of empathy for the people and the situation. A shoot with him is always a win-win situation for any company; the results speak for themselves.

Dennis Williamson Hamburg - Berlin Portrait, Celebrity and Corporate Photographers

Dennis Williamson thrives working anywhere in the world. He loves meeting people, animals and places; working on new projects and capturing moments.

He presents people and projects authentically - vivid and close. 

Dennis’s goal is to help people and projects grow beyond their limits, providing new perspectives and unique impressions. His passion will hook you!

"Credibility is cool", a client once said. Do you agree?

Matt Stark Stuttgart Corporate, Industrial and Architecture Photographers

With over 25 years of experience as a professional photographer, Matt Stark firmly believes that impactful visuals can make a significant difference in advertising as well as external and internal communication. Dedicated to delivering excellence, he goes the extra mile throughout the entire process for his clients' images – from capturing perfect shots to meticulous image processing and utilising top-notch equipment.

Specialising in corporate architecture, industrial, and people photography, Matt offers comprehensive packages with state-of-the-art workflows. To ensure high productivity, he employs modern and high-quality equipment.

Known for his authentic and natural approach, Matt's imagery in corporate and people photography captures moments in a casual and friendly manner. Since establishing his own brand in 2008, he has collaborated with numerous renowned German and international brands and companies, excelling in still life and advertising.

Based near Stuttgart, Germany, Matt operates his studio while being ready to work on-location wherever his expertise is needed.

Felix Baab Munich Corporate, Industrial and Portrait Photographers

Felix Baab, a corporate photographer located near Munich, is deeply passionate about photography. Being a true self-learner, he turned his passion into a profession.

He specialises in corporate, portrait and industrial photography. His aim is to present companies in a professional and likeable way. He works with small, medium and large companies to enhance their appeal to potential applicants and customers.

His portfolio includes craftsmen, CEOs, self-employed individuals and employer branding. He enjoys capturing a variety of professional stories and can adapt to different situations and requirements. His visual language conveys professionalism, friendliness and modernity.

Studio Roecken Bielefeld Still LIfe, Food and Advertising Photographers

In 2023, Stephan Röcken and his team at Studio Röcken moved into a newly renovated studio space tailored to meet their specific needs. The new facility enhances their ability to capture fresh images, tackle new projects, and implement individual ideas with precision.

Spread across approximately 400 square meters, with a huge treasure trove of props, (almost) no customer wishes are left unfulfilled, especially when it comes to food and still life photography. The spacious studio can accommodate larger sets for lifestyle productions as well.

Besides complete control over lighting and setup within the studio, Stephan and his colleagues also love facing the challenges of on-location productions.

Stefan Hobmaier Berlin - Munich Corporate, Industrial and Portrait Photographers

Stefan Hobmaier is a professional photographer who specialises in portrait and corporate photography, as well as brand narrative storytelling for agencies and companies.

Based in Berlin and Munich, his work is known for its modern and authentic style, capturing people's attention. He offers his clients multi-channel content by combining video and stills.
Stefan has a vast network of fellow creatives, which allows him to provide complete production services, from shoot preparation to film editing.

His national and international clients include Audi, BMW, Osram, Bosch, Hornbach, Intel, Intrinsic, Google, ProSiebenSat1, MAN, H&M, Porsche, Mazda, Siemens Healthineers, SZ Scala, Siemens Energy, Trumpf, Epiroc, C3, Hoffmann&Campe, Territory, Condé Nast, Laut von Leise, Interone, Thjnk, Impulse, Forbes, Bloomberg Business Week, FourFourTwo, Haymarket, Stern, Redwood, Wordsearch Group, Tonic, Aller Leisure and various international clients, agencies, B2B and B2C magazines.

Marco Lombardi Berlin People & Lifestyle, Still LIfe and Corporate Photographers

Marco Lombardi, a Berlin-based photographer, has over nine years of expertise in advertising, corporate, and industrial photography.

Specialising in diverse industries like fintech, consumer electronics, transport, agriculture, medical supplies, as well as food and fashion startups, Marco is adept at translating his clients' visions into visually compelling narratives. His passion lies in crafting creative and distinctive images, contributing to the success of his clients' marketing endeavours.

Committed to excellence, Marco dedicates himself to producing captivating visuals that not only meet but exceed the goals and objectives of his clients. Through his lens, he brings innovation and artistic flair to every project, establishing a unique and memorable presence in the world of professional photography.

Christian Brandes Hamburg - Munich Lifestyle and Fashion Photographers & DOPs

"Ever since my teenage years, I have wanted to become a photographer. After my apprenticeship, I moved to Hamburg to start assisting Bernd Opitz. During the next five years, I was not only fortunate enough to work in incredible places with talented and inspiring people, I also discovered my love for film making.

By 2015, the opportunity arose to start working as a freelance photographer and cinematographer. To me, photography is the perfect way of living my dream, creating my visions, and making my goals reality, all while using the coolest gadgets.

I would describe my imagery as natural, authentic, and detailed. Currently, I am based between Hamburg and Munich with my family, but missing Vancouver and the light of Los Angeles.

Selected clients: Sennheiser, Leica, Volkswagen, Xiaomi, O’Neill, Hamburg Marketing, Morrison Bikes, Bayage Beauty, Rado, Baseler Kantonalbank, Economie Suisse, Coop, Gruner & Jahr, Vattenfall.

Selected social cooperations: Boss, Porsche Design, Tiffany’s, Mercedes Fragrances, Joop, Esprit, Zalando, Breuninger.”

Alexander Boettcher Hamburg People & Lifestyle and Corporate Photographers

Alexander Boettcher is a well-known photographer from Hamburg who works all over Europe. Since the beginning of his career, he has specialised in corporate and people& lifestyle photography.

He has worked with leading brands such as Lacoste, Sixt Car Rental, Hard Rock Cafe, DPMA and Deutsche Bahn, which has broadened his artistic horizons.

The various locations where Alexander works serve not only as a scenery, but also as a constant source of inspiration. For Alexander, photography is more than just a job; it is a passion and a medium to tell stories and explore the world.

Scout for location Hamburg Location Scouts and Production Services

Scout for Location brings a wealth of experience in finding the perfect location for your photoshoot, movie, video, or event. With many years of expertise, our unparalleled archive continues to grow daily, adapting to the unique needs of each project. Whether you're seeking a shabby-chic setting or luxurious elegance, indoors or outdoors, Nadja and her team are ready to discuss and exchange ideas with you before delving into their extensive location library— from shabby to luxurious chic, from from outdoors to indoors.

With a vast amount of experience, clients can always rely on Scout for location's meticulous selection process, friendly service and honest advice regarding costs and viability. Should there be anything missing, they will happily rush out in every direction to embark on a treasure hunt. Not only houses and flats belong to their repertoire - you can also ask them for lovely beaches, old railway stations, mountain lodges or romantic gardens.

Nadja and the Scout for location team are also happy to offer full production service and casting among their services.

FGV Schmidle Munich - Berlin Rental Services and Studios for Photo&Film

Emphasising the company's close cooperation with all the hidden stars behind the camera and on set, with a wink of an eye FGV Schmidle claims "We are the 'Making of!'"

FGV is deeply rooted in the international film industry, and with a vast experience and an impressive inventory it has been providing leading production services for decades. Consistent cooperation and communication is a vital part of the company’s knowledge base. As a result, clients are able to do their jobs better, be it with the latest high-tech equipment, through the team's technically demanding solutions, or even its own developments.

Established in 1972, and with home bases in Munich and Berlin, FGV Rental provides services including camera systems (digital, film, and photo), lighting (daylight, tungsten, LED, tube, photo), grip (from cranes to dollies, tripods, stands and more), and vehicles, all with a 24/7 rental pick-up and return policy.

A 700 m² / 7,500 sq.ft. studio located on the Munich premises benefits from great transportation connections. Features include a ceiling height of 12m/40ft, motorised green and bluescreens, three motorised rigs for loads of up to two tons each, a 7x14m (24x46ft) ceiling reflector, a cyclorama covering two walls (24x29x11m / 79x95x36ft), production offices, an industry standard kitchen and parking lot.