For your request for pictures, take a look at the Airsoft Media subforum. You'll find pictures of various 1911 and M16 setups.
Good 1911s would be Tokyo Marui, KJW, KSC.
Or if you won the lottery recently, Inokatsu.
H&K G36c (KWA) / Glock 18c (TM) / Kimber LAPD SWAT Custom (TM) / Mossberg M500 (ACM)