Steins Pictures

About life, about the things that we care about on daily bases, obviously about photography and of course, about what makes all of this important in the first place.

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Shooting mit Alex Soller und Sophie Dean in München.
23. June 2024

Bye Adobe: Why I’m looking for alternatives

Adobe wants to evaluate unpublished projects and is thus following the spirit of the times, because Meta is also invading the private sphere.

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Stock-Bilder geschoßen in Hamburg mit dem Model Leona Joia und Daniel Schubert als Fotografen.
12. May 2024

What too much time as a freelancer and tinder have in common

Why too much time as a freelancer can quickly become a curse, and what all this has to do with dating apps.

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Streetphoto in one of the backyards in munich in spring 2023, for a blogarticle from daniel Stein, that should help you find a fitting photographer for your project.
16. April 2024

Why photographers should get prints of their work

Photographers print their work far too rarely, why this should change and what you need to consider for superb prints!

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Point and shoot cameras on a table next to a catalog.
28. March 2024

Why point and shoot cameras will survive us all

Point and shoot cameras have almost single-handedly kept 35 mm film alive. How they did it and why they are still relevant today.

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Title Pictures for about love part 4, a blog digging into relationships and the topic of love.
26. February 2024

About Love Part IV: The more you want it, the more it slips away

Why we need to separate love from solely positive emotions. How conflict can strengthen bonds if done right, and where to draw the line.

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SED-CARD Bilder geschoßen von Daniel Schubert dem Fotografen aus Müchen und dem Model Jasmin H..
13. February 2024

About light: Using the mid-sun as a portrait photographer

Shooting in mid-sun can be pretty scary and off-putting for portrait photographers. But no more! About harsh sunlight in your portraits.

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12. February 2024

How film changed my perspective as a portrait photographer

I've been a digital portrait photographer for years, and now I've suddenly fallen for film photography, why in general and who should try it.

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11. February 2024

Film photography: Three things I wish I had known beforehand

Why you should deliberately expose a film incorrectly, what you should practice digitally and know about film photography before you start.

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Picture of a Leica M4P in munich at a skaterpark for a Blog article about 35 mm Rangefinder cameras.
1. February 2024

About 35 mm Rangefinder & Leica-m cameras

About 35 mm cameras; The rangefinder, is a compact, light system and with a wide selection of gear which is difficult to use and...

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Selbstbewusstes Portrait einer Schauspielerin in München geschoßen von dem Fotografen Daniel Stein
25. December 2023

Turning a passion into a Job, Part III: Caught in the monetary rat race

Income as a freelancer: What helps you get a better handle on your finances and how not to let them drive you crazy.

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Selbstportrait des Fotografen Daniel Schubert Stein in München 2021 auf Cinestill t800 in einen Spielgel hinein.
19. October 2023

Pentax 6×7 and why we get attached to things that made it difficult for us

About the Pentax 6x7, my struggles with it, and why the things causing us troubles in the first place, make us appreciate them even...

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2. October 2023

Turning a passion into a Job, part II: Selfworth and Health

Why it is essential in self-employment that you acquire a healthy self-confidence and lifestyle.

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5. August 2023

Why you need an assistant, if you’re a mobile studio photographer

How studio photography differs from available light and the advantages of having an assistant as a photographer doing headshots on location.

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Aufnahme aus dem Kaffeemaschinenverkaufs Betrieb Davide Constanza in München, geschoßen von dem Businessfotograf und Reportagefotograf Daniel Schubert aus Bayern.
9. April 2023

How to choose a photographer in 2024

How can you find the perfect photographer for your project? Considering rates, editing style, checklists and where to find professionals.

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Ausschnitte aus dem Portraitshooting mit dem Münchner Portraitfotograf Daniel Schubert im Auftrag der KünstlerIn Anna Stenger für Ihre Website und social media.
27. March 2023

Turning a passion into a job, Part I Hardskills

What do I need if I want to become self-employed, as a photographer or freelancer in the creative industry? Part 1: The know-how.

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9. January 2023

Canon RP in 2024: Ambitious on a budget

Is a Canon RP recommendable in 2023, how has the camera performed in three years of use and is it worth it for another...

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Annouk Portraitfotograf Portrait geschossen in München von dem Fotografen Daniel Schubert
4. November 2022

The good, the bad and the ugly Feedback in Portrait photography

Why it's important for photographers to get feedback, where to get it, and the pros and cons of Facebook and Instagram.

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19. September 2022

What portrait photographers can learn from movies

Which inspirations portrait photographers can collect from movies, especially in storytelling, and where it is worth taking a closer look.

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About Love part III this time we dive into the topic of white lies and how white Liars are suffering and damaging their relationships.
5. February 2022

About Love Part 3: White lies

This time we take a deep dive into white lies and why they influence your relationships, how they can turn toxic and how to...

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5. February 2022

How to showcase your first exhibition and what I learned

About my first exhibition, what went well, what I learned, what I will do differently in the future and whether it was a success.

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Tipps wie du als Portraitfotograf deine Freunde und Familie besser fotografieren kannst.
20. January 2022

How to pose and photograph portraits of your loved ones

Some of the most valuable pictures might just be portraits of family and friends. Here's some advice for creating timeless mementos.

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20. January 2022

Getting sharper Images in your photography

Blurred images for photographers are annoying and often easy to avoid. Let's go over the most common reasons and solutions.

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1. November 2021

How perfectionism slows you down and why you should make mistakes

When fear of failure is disguised as perfectionism, what that means, how best to deal with it and why gut feelings can be wrong.

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Fotos von dem Model und Personal Trainer Kpaoul in München nahe der Tonnenhalle. Portraits geschoßen während eines Portfolio-Shootings von dem Fotografen Daniel Schubert aka Steins Pictures.
2. August 2021

Using the manual mode

A introduction to the manual mode, why you should learn it, which possibilities are opening up from mastering it and advices for starting out.

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Bild für einen Blogartikel zum Thema Bildkomposition, manueller Modus und das framing eines Fotos.
1. July 2021

Composition in portrait photography

An introduction to composition in photography, technical aspects of the golden ratio and framing with examples.

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Zu sehen ist ein Portrait aufgenommen in München in Bayern. Im Porträt Foto ist eine junge Frau. Es handelt sich um das französische Model Annie, wohnhaft in München. Die Aufnahmen wurden in der Münchner Universität aufgenommen. Das Shooting wurde von dem Fotografen Daniel Schubert von Steins Pictures durchgeführt.
22. April 2021

Free Portfolio shootings and a model’s perspective: TfP

Guest Author, Model and Photographer Annie Cathignol tells us about her experience with TfP and what to expected.

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19. April 2021

Free portfolio shootings/TfP from a photographer perspective

About my experience with TfP as a photographer, how to approach and find models, what to expect, how to prepare and what to avoid.

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Portrait shooting zwischen dem Fotografen Daniel Schubert aus München und dem Model Anna vom Chiemsee.
7. March 2021

How to shoot amazing available light Portraits with paper

Simple photographer guide on how you can create amazing portraits, with just colored paper, a large window and your camera on a cloudy day.

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5. December 2020

Small in Tokyo

About my first few days in Tokyo, the streetphotos I took and a very lucky encounter that made my first few days a cultural...

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7. April 2020

About Love Part 2: The love-Addiction

This is not going to be the answer about what love is but it's be my take on it. Backed from various theories and...

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26. March 2020

The thing about love

This is not going to be the answer about what love is but it's be my take on it. Backed form various theories and...

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26. March 2020

With a wide angle comes great responsibility

About my first-hand experience with wide angle photography, the advantages and disadvantages and my first shoots taken in Vienna and Munich.

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26. March 2020

First steps on a journey to become a Photographer

An update about my life, how starting a solo business change my past year and why I'm reviving this Blog.

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2. October 2018

A dangerous discussion culture

About a dangerous change in our discussion-culture happening on social media and originating from america. The reasons for it and what it might develope...

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Fotos von dem Model und Personal Trainer Kpaoul in München nahe der Tonnenhalle. Portraits geschoßen während eines Portfolio-Shootings von dem Fotografen Daniel Schubert aka Steins Pictures.
19. September 2018

Book Review “The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck”

About Mark Manson self-improvement-book in disguise, what you can expect from it and if you should read it or not. May contain a lot...

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8. September 2018

My involuntary Pick-up lesson at two in the morning

About random encounters, missing improvisation, a long walk in the early morning hours and guys who believe in pick-up-academies to get girls.

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Unterbelichtete Portraitaufnahme von Eva vor der Münchner Universität, geschoßen von dem Münchner Fototgrafen für Sedcard, Schauspielerfotos und Reportagefotografie Steins Pictures.
15. August 2018

The political influence of Twitch

About the political influence Twitch has on young gamers, the pros and cons of this developement and an Interview with the professional streamer Destiny.

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Eine junge Frau lehnt sich aus einen Fenster, es ist ein sonniger Tag, blauer Himmel, im Hintergrund ist ein Schild eines Cafés zu sehen. Die junge Brünette raucht eine Zigarette
27. June 2018

Social benefits of smoking and how vaporizers may take them away

About the benefits of smoking, where they come from, what Hollywood had to do with it and why vaporizers may take them away permanently...

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