Based in Hamburg, Germany
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I‘m a german freelance photographer based in Hamburg, Germany. My projects focus on social issues in Latin America and Europe and have been exhibited in various festivals around the world. In 2012 I became a member of “Agentur Focus” and I'm the recipient of the STERN-fellowship 2016.


2016 - 2017 One year fellowship at Stern-magazine, Hamburg, Germany
2015 World Press Photo Masterclass Latin America
2015 Bachelor of Arts in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University of Applied Science in Hannover
2014 Eddie Adams Workshop XXVII, New York, USA
2012 Member of the photo-agency Agentur Focus, based in Hamburg
2012 Six months internship as a photographer with Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung
2008 First of several stays in Colombia
2007 One year civil service in Seattle, USA
2007 Abitur at the Waldorf School Mannheim
1988 Born in Bad-Dürkheim, Germany

Awards and Honors:

2016 Freelens Award at Lumix Festival
2016 Reader’s Award of the 12th DAYS JAPAN International Photojournalism Awards
2015 2nd prize and honorable mention Photographer of the Year Latin America (POY LatAm)
2015 Mark Grosset Prize, Vendôme, France
2015 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Award (1st prize news category)
2015 Bronze Medal 11th CHIPP contest, China (category war & disaster news story)
2014 Eddie Adams Workshop Award from National Geographic
2013 1. Prize at 7th International Press Photo Festival/Vilnius - Lithuania, Category „Homework“
2012 1. Prize at Deutscher Jugendfotopreis, Category „On the way“

Selected Exhibition:

2016 5th Lumix Festival, Indigenous Resistance in Colombia, Hannover, Germany
2016 „Indigenous Resistance in Colombia“ - 10th International Press Photo Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania
2015 Solo-Exhibition at Leica Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
2015 Visa Pour L‘Image „Off“, Group-Exhibition „Beyond the facts“, Perpignan, France
2015 Festival 6th Triennial of Photography, Hamburg, Germany
2014 4th Lumix Festival, Potosi‘s Little Guards, Hannover, Germany
2014 Kolga Tbilisi Photo Festival, Unter the Apple Tree, Tbilisi, Georgia
2013 Mother Galerie, Group-Exhibition Ian Parry Scholarship, London, UK
2013 7th International Press Photo Festival, Potosi‘s Little Guards and Immobilis, Vilnius, Lithuania
2012 3rd Lumix Festival, Immobilis, Hannover, Germany

Selected Clients:
Stern, GEO, GEOlino, Dein Spiegel, View, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Alternatives Internationales, Peace Brigades International, Help Age International, Volkswagen-Fundation, Weser Kurier, evangelisch.de, Cromos, Cicero

Spanish (fluent), English (fluent), French (intermediate), German (native)

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