germany May 2024


Monday in May Hamburg photo agents

"MONDAY IN MAY turns one this month (formerly SOLAR UND FOTOGRAFEN).

As we reflect on the past year, we celebrate the visionaries behind the lens: our photographers. We've selected some highlights of their work to show you here.

We look forward to another year of inspiration, creativity, trustful co-operations, great opportunities, and different perspectives."

Avenger Photographers Munich Artists' Management

Avenger Photographers is a creative agency that not only has photographers under contract, but also DOPs, directors, stylists and hair & makeup artists.

Avenger Photographers is a full service creative agency and in addition to providing a very personal service to their artists, they take care of the complete production process. They represent artists with many years of experience and international orientation.

“We are delighted to welcome another addition to our DOPS and Directors team: Ian Hurtado – a young and talented cinematographer based in Paris”

All recent shoots and latest news can be seen at avenger-photographers.com

hetzner. Produktion Berlin photo production

hetzner.produktion has been working for many years with a wide variety of photographers and directors for a diverse range of clients.

The focus, somewhat coincidentally, is on transportation, but productions for fashion, people, and general advertising have also been realised with the same enthusiasm. These productions have taken place locally in Berlin, throughout Germany, and in various locations across Europe, South Africa, Chile, Turkey, and Morocco, for example.

hetzner.produktion's large network and extensive archive locations have proven to be very helpful, especially in the pre-production phase.

"We look forward to new challenges!"

moodwillig Frankfurt Full Service Production for Photo & Film

moodwillig GmbH is a full-service production company based in Frankfurt am Main since 2007.

"We provide everything needed to realise a successful photo and film production. We also take care of small to medium-sized events. For eight years, we have been working as sustainably as possible and attach great importance to ensuring that our customers also show consideration for the environment."

moodwillig's clients benefit from their worldwide network of filmmakers and creatives.

Their team offers an all-round carefree package:

  • Pre-production (location scouting, casting, research, planning)
  • Project planning (coordination, booking, handling, travel planning, catering)
  • Consulting, crew booking (photographers, directors, assistants, gaffers, hair/make-up artists, stylists, runners)
  • Accounting (cost control, clearing, permits, and insurance).

Lichtenberg & Gray Munich Full Service Production for Photo & Film

Lichtenberg & Gray Productions is a full-service film and photo production company offering a wide range of services to brands, advertising agencies, and photographers. 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, Lichtenberg & Gray specialise in developing and producing content and campaigns for both national and international clients. Their strength lies in the production of TV commercials, corporate films, online content, and professional photography.

Following clients have trusted them 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.

Featured in this Showcase are two recent productions: a men's fashion editorial for Approved Magazine in Munich and a fashion shoot conducted in Cannes during the film festival. Both were shot in May.

KGB Locationservice Berlin Berlin - Frankfurt Location and full service production

"KGB Locationservice is not a full service production agency. We are full range location scouts offering production services, too.

Located in Frankfurt and Berlin, we scout any kind of location everywhere in Germany, all over Europe, and sometimes beyond. Our jobs range from fashion to furniture to future cars, from advertising and press photography to catalogue and commercials.

We have a lot of experience: since 1989 we help to make pictures possible.

Full time. Full range."

Dennis Williamson Hamburg Portrait & Celebrity Photographers

Dennis Williamson specialises in creating compelling portraits and producing captivating campaign and advertising photography.

Whether it's an impressive photo series for a corporate client, images for political communication or a striking editorial portrait, his approach remains consistent: capturing the essence of the subject with authenticity and creativity.

Sergei Zjuganov Hamburg advertising photographers

Quick, creative, flexible and production friendly – this is how Sergei Zjuganov is often described by his clientele, agencies and companies directly. Whether a creative lifestyle series on location, a technical and crafty studio shoot or combining CGI and real photography, Sergei's responsible team is comfortable with all of them.

Recent works with Porsche, BMW and Mazda highlight Sergei's exceptional skills in automotive photography and innovative visual storytelling, demonstrating his capability to deliver even more groundbreaking work.

Entrust your next project to Sergei and experience his creativity and expertise.

To see his recent work, please follow Sergei on Instagram.

Michael Mueller Munich People & Lifestyle and Sport Photographers

Michael Mueller is a sports, people and lifestyle photographer. His photography aims to capture moments and emotions to tell compelling stories.

His images are visual narratives of journeys to distant lands, bustling cities and serene mountain realms, capturing intimate moments that resonate with the viewer. He relies on natural light and the unpredictability of the weather to frame his scenes, requiring adaptation, flexibility and teamwork to create atmospheres that resonate with audiences and satisfy clients.

Michael's recent clients include About You, Adidas, BASF, Buff, Concordia, DVAG, DKV Mobility, Dynafit, Hacker Pschorr, Lidl, Lichtensteiner Landesbank, Maloja, Odlo, Powerbar, Superdry and Würth.

He is represented in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by the Munich-based agency Neubauerschwarz.

Stefan Hobmaier Berlin - Munich Portrait and Corporate Photographers

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

Based in Berlin and Munich, his work is known for its modern and authentic style, capturing the viewer's attention. Whether photographing CEOs, employees, artists, or politicians, he has extensive experience portraying people from almost every field and profession.

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.

Manfred Heiduk Dusseldorf People & Lifestyle, Sport and Fashion Photographers

German photographer Manfred Heiduk has worked in numerous production locations, including Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Cape Town, Rio de Janeiro, Düsseldorf, and London. With over 20 years of experience, he specialises in shooting and filming under extreme conditions.

Leveraging his background as a creative director and illustrator in digital media, Manfred creates emotionally captivating campaigns that celebrate a diverse and open world. He aims to inspire wanderlust for both urban and outdoor locations, especially in the post-pandemic era and amid global climate challenges.

Manfred values teamwork and the excitement of discovering new faces among models. He has a talent for capturing something special during shoots. His portfolio boasts notable clients such as Adidas, Nike, Puma, Reebok, and Under Armour, and he offers full photo and film production services.

recom FILM Stuttgart commercial production

Introducing recomFILM from Ostfildern/Stuttgart, Germany—the premier destination for cutting-edge commercial film production.

Led by Andreas Burz, the creative mastermind, and Manuel Hummer, the strategic head and client whisperer, recomFILM specialises in crafting stunning visual stories across all platforms. From concept to final cut, they offer full-service solutions, including shoot organisation, production, and post-production magic for both moving and still content.

With recomFILM, you enjoy a single point of contact and a consistent aesthetic across all your projects.

As part of recomGROUP, they bring extensive experience from the world of print and stills, guaranteeing top-notch quality and creativity. Their client list includes major car manufacturers around the globe and many other brands. They are even venturing into feature film post-production.

"Make your vision a reality with recomFILM!"

Beata Isabella Nitzke Stuttgart - Warsaw - Ibiza Fashion Stylists

Beata Isabella Nitzke is a Polish-born, Stuttgart-based freelance fashion stylist, fashion editor, and creative director with many years of experience. She divides her time between Stuttgart, Warsaw, and Ibiza.

Beata loves working in both women's and men's fashion, adapting to each client's wishes with passion and good humour. She speaks German, Polish, and English.

An incredibly talented artist with endless imagination, Beata excels in team settings, managing projects with creativity, energy, sensitivity, and a keen sense for colours and trends.

Her fashion portfolio includes work for publications such as L’Officiel, Gala, HUF Magazine, Kaltblut, Solstice, and many more. Beata also works for lookbooks and catalogues from fashion Lagerhaus to sport fashion SPORT 2000, and commercial clients including Mercedes, Siemens, Bosch and Kaercher.

For Beata, "good styling is like a gentle, radiant smile. It is never too imposing and yet can be seen by everyone; it never says too much and lets you know the whole story."

Check out Beata's latest news and more information on her website, Instagram and Facebook.

Bireau Berlin illustrators

Bireau’s artistic vision is all about crafting vibrant images that blur the line between reality and dreams, blending surrealism with humor and nostalgia. She weaves narratives that explore themes of diversity, feminism, and human connections.

With a background in visual design and art direction, she has worked across a broad range of projects, including fashion campaigns, editorial projects, storyboards and movie props, music albums and promotion, murals, clothing, and much more, often supporting project development from the brief to delivery.

An illustrator with a holistic approach to creativity, she is based in Berlin and collaborates with international agencies and clients such as Campari, Cosentino, Disney, Facebook, JustCavalli, Mixmag, Pitti Immagine, Salone del Mobile, Sony, Unilever, Universal and Wired.

Digirox Berlin digital capture

"Digirox is your trusted digital tech partner for over 15 years. With our technical expertise, photographic knowledge, and state-of-the-art equipment, we provide versatile solutions for both local and international clients.

Our mission is to harmonise digital photography, the client’s requirements, and the photographer's creative vision. We offer modular computer workstations, adaptable tech kits, and reliable data management to ensure the optimal workflow for every project. All departments receive the necessary visual and technical information to produce their best results.

We've got your back — before, during, and after the shoot."

RawLight Berlin lighting/ electrical material

RawLight is a team of lighting gaffers in Berlin that has come together to create a lighting equipment rental service specifically designed for photo and video shoots.

RawLight understands that every shoot is unique. They work closely with clients to help them select the right lighting equipment to achieve the desired look. Whether the shoot involves portraits, product photography, or a music video, they have the knowledge and expertise to ensure the lighting is just right.

The gaffers have extensive experience working on a wide range of projects. If needed, RawLight can provide a team of up to six lighting technicians to support any production.

For high-quality lighting equipment and expert support for your next shoot in Berlin, contact RawLight.

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, FGV Schmidle proudly claims, with a wink, "We are the 'Making of!'"

FGV is deeply rooted in the international film industry. With vast experience and an impressive inventory, it has been providing leading production services for decades. Consistent cooperation and communication are vital parts of the company’s knowledge base, enabling clients to perform better, whether with the latest high-tech equipment, the team’s technically demanding solutions, or FGV’s own developments.

Established in 1972, and with home bases in Munich and Berlin, FGV Rental offers 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 at the Munich premises benefits from excellent 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 a parking lot.