Bilderbuben – Designers of painted photography’s

Behind the name Bilderbuben (literal translation: picture boys) stand the Konstanzer photographer Ben Wiesenfarth and the graphic designer Guido Herrmann from Lichtenstein. Both combine the enthusiasm for every kind of ‘automobile treasures’ and the urge to play with photography and illustration. Since the beginning of 2016 the Bilderbuben have been experimenting with illustrated photographs: the…

How filter paper is made?

What is filter paper made of? What quality requirements do these technical papers meet? For which applications can they be used? Can Hahnemühle develop papers according to individual customer requirements? Answers to these questions are provided by regular ‘in house’ workshops for laboratory traders and customers from industry and research. In addition to our artist…

Architecture Photography – Interview with Matteo Cirenei

Milan based photographer Matteo Cirenei was born in 1965. He graduated in Architecture at Milan’s Polytechnic and collaborates with architecture, design and fashion publications including Interni, Style, Domus, and with major fashion and furniture companies. In the early ‘90s, he began his photographic research in black and white on Architecture, while shooting extremely particular cuts of…

Simonetta Gianfelice for Valentino - Rome 1983

Photographer Portrait: Italian High Fashion Photographer Gian Paolo Barbieri

For nearly 60 years, Gian Paolo Barbieri has been at the forefront of international fashion and art photography.  Collaborating with Valentino to invent today’s modern advertising campaign, Barbieri’s work has graced the pages of Italian, American, German, Russian and French version of Vogue, L’Officiel, GQ, and Vanity Fair. Barbieri’s groundbreaking commercial campaigns for: Gianni Versace, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent,…