The golden ratio

The golden ratio has always been an important rule in art and architecture. Pictures or buildings designed according to this principle have a harmonious effect. We enjoy looking at them. But why is this actually so? What role does Mother Nature play in this and how is the perfect photo created according to the rules […]

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Tips for picture composition

Image composition is about the way you arrange the elements that shape the image within the frame. Image composition is the really creative side of photography and it is great fun to learn these rules and then break them! To improve your photos, follow these points and the video and then put the ideas into […]

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Klimt was a decorator

Gustav Klimt died 100 years ago, successful as a painter and as a womanizer. His paintings are famous all over the world and are highly traded. Some find all the gold in them kitschy. His probably most famous painting, “The Kiss”, has been immortalized a thousand times, not only on reproductions, but also on coffee […]

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What is surrealism?

The term “surrealism” was coined at the beginning of the 20th century by the French writer Guillaume Apollinaire and later gave its name to an entire movement in art and literature. Translated from the French, “surréalisme” means “above the real”, i.e. the real. The surreal describes something that is removed from any reality and appears […]

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