The Fond-Archiv (Background image archive) is a subsidiary service of Outdoor-Archiv picture und text agency. It contains numerous background images for editorial use, advertising or catalogue usage. All our images can be used for features, or in fact for mounting products and text.

Booking of photographers and authors

We are pleased to offer our photographers and authors for commissioned works.

Studio productions

In our large in-house studio in Hamburg we are able to produce a range of images, from product shots to ambiance shots. Our drive-in studio is easy to access. It is also conveniently placed with regards to transport facilities.


Outdoor-Archiv is an international picture and text agency and specialises in outdoor leisure activities, sport trends, travelling, countries and nature. We represent a versatile team of photographers and writers. All images are licensed on a rights managed basis.

Outdoor -Archiv is member of

BVPA (Bundesverband der Pressebild-Agenturen und Bildarchive)
BAPLA (British Association of Picture Libaries and Agencies)
CEPIC (Coordination of European Picture Agencies)

Contact details and office hours

Office hours 9:00 to 18:00 GMT monday - friday

Telephone.: + 49 - 40 - 39 10 92 92
Fax: + 49 - 40 - 39 06 82 0

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