Winners and placements in various contests

Exhibitions

  1. March 12th, 2020 - August 7th, 2020: Brandenburg Unplugged - exhibition of the project and book presentation in the "Fotogalerie Potsdam", Treffpunkt Freizeit, Am Neuen Garten 64, 14469 Potsdam. 
  2. October 10th, 2018 - January 4th, 2019: Septem Artists - Exhibition of 9 of my photos from the series "Brandenburg Countryside" within a joint exhibition in the gallery F37 - Berlin
  3. January 10th - March 25th, 2018: Roadside America - exhibition in the Goethe Institut Frankfurt, Diesterwegplatz 72, Frankfurt/Main.
  4. November 29th, 2017 - January 13th, 2018: Together: Exhibition of 9 of my photos from the series "Holgaland" within a joint exhibition in the gallery F37 - Berlin
  5. May 11th - July 7th, 2017: Roadside America - exhibition in the Fotogalerie Potsdam, Am Neuen Garten 64, 14469 Potsdam.
  6. May 6th - June 6th, 2017: Brandenburger Fototage - Im Fokus: Ausstellung von 8 Bildern meiner Serie auf Reisen im Rahmen der kuratierten Gemeinschaftsausstellung in der Brennabor Kunsthalle, Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 10-13, 14776 Brandenburg an der Havel
  7. December 2nd, January 31st, 2016: All together - Exhibition of 11 of my photos predominantly from the series "The Traveller" within a joint exhibition in the gallery F37 - Berlin
  8. October 22nd - November 28, 2015: Out Of Time - Exhibition of 20 of my photos predominantly from the series "The Traveller" in the gallery F37 - Berlin together with my friends Gundula and Bernd Walz.
  9. April 14 - 19, 2015: Bauhaus - 10 of my photos of the new master's houses in Dessau were showcased at the Glossom booth at the Milano Design Week in Italy.
  10. May 9th 2014: display of part of the series "On The Way" within the constest exhibition "Konfrontacje 2014" in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland.
  11. January 9th - February 28th 2014: Zimmer frei - the exhibition shows surprisingly clean and quiet abanonded rooms that evoke associations and send the viewer on an emotional mind trip. Galerie im Treffpunkt Freizeit, Am Neuen Garten 64, 14469 Potsdam.
  12. September 9th -  October 20th, 2013: 13°25' Ost - Joint exhibition, EineArtGalerie, Rangsdorf.
  13. July, 10th - November 19th, 2013: Ansichten - Joint exhibition together with 9 other photographers from Potsdam and Berlin. These are Sandra Bartocha, Katja Gragert, Marc Hesse, Stefan Kim, Michael Schulze, Guido Stoll, Bernd Walz, Gundula Walz und Ilona Zirzow. Thus, the organization team of the exhibition series in the Treffpunkt Freizeit introduced itself with 6-8 own large-sized fine-art prints. Ministry of Finances of Brandenburg, Potsdam
  14. January 21st till March 13th, 2013: The Traveller - Exhibition of the project. Opening January 21st,2013, 7 pm. Ärztehaus Neubrandenburg, An der Marienkirche 2, 17033 Neubrandenburg.
  15. October 4-20, 2012: Joint exhibition with DDiArte, Marzena Wieczorek, Julie de Waroquier, Alfred Weissenegger and others. Galeria AFK, Lisboa, Portugal
  16. September 28th, 2012 - January 15th, 2013: The Traveller - Exhibition of the project. DRK-Blutspendedienst Mecklenburg-Vorpommern gemeinnu╠łtzige GmbH, An der Marienkirche 4, 17033 Neubrandenburg.
  17. April 29th, 2012 - June 17th, 2012: The Traveller - Exhibition of the project with new and newly processed pictures; Opening: April 29th, 3 pm, EineArtGalerie, Seebadallee 50, 15834 Rangsdorf. Press: Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung Zossen
  18. January 20th, 2012 - March 20th, 2012: With A Holga Through Brandenburg; Saba Caffé Bar, Hebbelstrasse 51, 14467 Potsdam; Press: www.pnn.de/potsdam-kultur
  19. 10. 9. 11 -  22. 10. 11: ”The Traveller" and ”On The Way" - exhibition of both projects at the arts gallery Albert Baake, Potsdam, Mittelstrasse
  20. 19. 8.11  - 21.  8. 2011:  ”The Traveller" and ”On The Way" - exhibition of both projects at the 4th Kunstallee Potsdam of the Potsdamer Kunstgenossen e.V., Potsdam, Am Neuen Garten
  21. 5.6.11 - 6. 8. 11: ”The Traveller" - exhibtion of the project at the ”Galerie im Treffpunkt Freizeit", Potsdam, Am Neuen Garten; article in the newspaper: http://www.maerkischeallgemeine.de
  22. 6. 5. 2011 - 13. 6. 2011: ”On The Way" - exhibition of the joint projects with Uta Schönknecht at Matschkes Galerie Café, Potsdam
  23. 20. 2. 11 - 19. 3. 11: ”On The Way" - exhibition of the joint projects with Uta Schönknecht at the Bürgerhaus am Schlaatz, Potsdam. article in the newspaper: www.pnn.de/potsdam-kultur
  24. 6. 2. 11 - 22 .5. 11: Travelling Astray - joint exhibition with Michael Schulze; Sax, Munich, Hans-Sachs-Straße
  25. 26. 11. 10 - 4.2.11: Travelling Astray - joint exhibition with Michael Schulze; Dada Gallery, Berlin, Linienstraße
  26. 23. 1. 10 - 20. 2. 10: Colorado - black & white portrait of the US state; Potsdam Bahnhofspassagen
  27. 2. 8. 09 - 10. 10. 09: Bauhaus - architecture photos; Potsdam, Gallery at the Mobilcenter der Brandenburgischen Automobil GmbH
  28. 8. 5. 08 - 5. 6. 08: The Hospital In The Outskirts - Beelitz Heilstätten Today -  Potsdam Bahnhofspassagen

Publications and awards in photo contests

  1. Gold Medal in the Vienna International Photo Award 2021 for Siberian Prefab (bw).
  2. First place in the overall ranking of the "Landesfotoschau" 2021 of the DVF-LV1 (German Society for Photography). Medal for "Bibliothek am Stern"
  3. Placement in the DVF contest "Nordost-Pokal" (North East Cup) with "In the Corridor"
  4. The German photoblog "Kwerfeldein" has published a very nice article about my project an book "Brandenburg Unplugged". Click here.
  5. The RBB television has sent a very nice feature about my photography in its journal ZIBB on March 24, 2021. https://www.rbb-online.de/zibb/7plus/fotografie/wochenserie-augenblicke-fotografie-in-berlin-und-brandenburg-lost-places.html
  6. Top 10 position in the contest "Though the Night" of the print photo magazine "c't Fotografie" for "No One's Calling".
  7. The Greek magazine "Athens Voice" features a series of my America and Brandenburg photos in its online and print version.
  8. 1st place in the Fotoforum Award in issue 5/2020 for "Vases" in the category "home plants"
  9. Medal for "Wintery Tree View From the Inside" at the "Landesfotoschau" 2020 of the DVF-LV1 (German Society for Photography).
  10. The Spanish FotoNostrum Magazine has published a long feature about my work in issue 7 (September 2020) starting at page 124.
  11. The German Fotoforum print magazine has published a long article with interview about my book and project "Brandenburg Unplugged" in issue 4/2020.
  12. The Czech online magazine iLeGaLiT published a feature about my photographic work here.
  13. Nice articles about "Brandenburg Unplugged" appeared in the newspaper Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten and in the Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung.
  14. My series "The Abandoned Motel" was featured in the Ourculture Magazine.
  15. First place in the "Creative Photo Awards 2020" (Siena Awards) in the category "conceptual" for the "The Observing Collective".
  16. "A Rest with Ernest" was shortlisted in the "Cities to be" Award 2020.
  17. The Yucca Magazine has published a nice feature about my series "Brandenburg Unplugged" in issue #9. Click here.
  18. A very nice feature of my work was published in the Spanish cultural magazin "Culturamas". Click here.
  19. First place in the overall ranking of the "Landesfotoschau" 2019 of the DVF-LV1 (German Society for Photography).
  20. The "Fine Art Photo" magazine Vol. 27 features a 14 page portfolio of my photographic work in its print version.
  21. Winner in the FotoForum Award 6/2019 for "Modern Living".
  22. Video feature and Interview in the biggest German news magazine "Stern" about my series "Brandenburg Countryside".
  23. 2nd place for "Emergency" in the Pictrs Photo Award with the subject "Green" in June 2019.
  24. 4th place for "Vases" in the "free topic" contest of the photo journal "Photographie" in issue 5/2019
  25. Blog feature at "Kraftfuttermischwerk" about "Brandenburg Countryside"
  26. 4th place in the contest "Travel" for "Gassing up in Valentine" in the photo journal "Photographie" in issue 9/2018.
  27. The Spanish print journal LF-magazine features a series of my project "The Traveller" in its issue 04 (2018).
  28. Book publication "The Traveller" in the 25pages series by "Get inspired".
  29. SIPA 2018, Siena International Photo Award, Finalist with "Flying with Ju"
  30. 7th place in the contest "Aesthetics of Decay" of the Hennebergisches Museum in Veßra for "Indoor Fern".
  31. Participation in the book "It's a Gas" ("Schöner Tanken") from Gestalten Publishers. Many photos of my series "Roadside America" are featured therein. Find a review here.
  32. International Photogrvphy Grant 2018: nominee in the "Conceptual" category for "The Traveller"
  33. Commended" for "Lighthouse" in the architecture section of the Sony World Photography Award 2018
  34. 4th Place in the contest "free topic" in the photo journal "Photographie" in issue 1-2/2018.
  35. Featured article on my Roadside America series in the big Russian online newspaper Lenta.ru in 12/2017
  36. Winner of the ArtLimited Award "Geometric Shapes" for "New Bauhaus XVII in 07/17
  37. 2nd place in the contest "Smartphone photography" of the photo journal "Photographie" in issue 5/2017.
  38. TV feature about my success in the Sony World Photography Award in the RBB magazine ZIBB (May 8, 2017)
  39. Winner of the category "Travel" in the Sony World Photography Award 2017 and also winner of the Germany National Award within the same contest for Gassig Up At Roy's.
  40. A photographer portrait with seven featured photos is published in the "Fotoforum" print journal in issue 1/2017.
  41. Winner of the Datacolor photo contest "Spot of Color", February 2016 for "Business Park".
  42. Winner of the ArtLimited Award for "Lack of Chairs" in 10/16
  43. Winner of the ArtLimited Award "Architecture 2015" in 01/16
  44. 4th place in the theme contest "Humans" for "Atomic Viewer" in the print photo magazine FOTO HITS (issue 12/2015)
  45. Two winners and one 7th place in the contest "Fascination Spain" of the spanisch tourist office
  46. Winner in the contest "Car Photography" for "Entering Juliet" in the print photo magazine FOTO HITS (issue 05/2015)
  47. 10th place in the photo contest "city dream - dream city" of the Hoepfner Foundation with my photo "Watching out for airplanes" in February 2015.
  48. 3rd place in the Fotoforum Award 2014. After six contests with different themes in 2014 I was awarded with the 3rd place in the Award of the FotoForum magazine.
  49. 4th place in the theme contest "My Project" for "At The Gas Station" in the print photo magazine FOTO HITS (issue 11/2014)
  50. Runner up in the photo contest "confrontations 2014" for my series "On The Way" in the contest of the Polish photography association GTF (Gorzowskiego Towarzystwa Fotograficzne) in May 2014.
  51. 7th place in the theme contest "well staged" for "Procession of monks" in the 3/2014 issue of the photo journal "Foto-Hits"
  52. "Behind His Shadow" won the 3rd prize in the photocontest of the city of Nauen "Nauen In Pictures".
  53. 3rd place in the theme contest "Impressively illuminated" for "Linz at night" in the 11/2013 issue of the photo journal "Foto-Hits"
  54. "Heathland" reached the 5. place in the DVF photocontest of northern Germany in the "free topics" category.
  55. "In The Old Hall" was shortlisted in the 2013 Sony World Photography Award 2013 in the category Architecture.
  56. 2nd place for "On The Way With Interflug" in the contest "travel nerves" of the journal "Fotomagazin" in the issue 3/13
  57. 6th place for Between Trees in the contest "Wealth Of Nature" of the widely distributed photo journal "Fotomagazin" 2/13
  58. Runner-up in the special contest "Captivating Moment" of the DVF (Deutscher Verband für Fotografie) 12/2012.
  59. Winner of the ArtLimited Award "Color and Creativity" for "Hanjin" in 10/12
  60. DVF Photographer Of The Month: representation in issue 9/2012 of the journal "Photographie"
  61. Trierenberg Super Circuit 2012: Gold Medal for "Nostalgia".
  62. 100 pictures of the year 2011 of the Society for Photography GfF (contest 2012). Special Award of the Leica Camera AG for "Castle At Moonlight" and furthermore display of "Watching The Last Movie" and "On The Way With Interflug"it Interflug". 
  63. GDT Nature Photographer Of The Year 2012: 2nd place for "Between Trees" in the category plants and fungi.
  64. Al Thani Award 2011: gold medal for „Sorrowful Waiting For The Doctor“
  65. Contest of the journal „Photographie“ 2011: 1st place, topic ”At The Sea", issue 9/2011 for „Tranquility“, 1st place in the in the year's ranking 2011
  66. 8th Portrait Photo Show of the Saxonian section of the DVF 2011; Selection of the photos „The Eyes“ und „News from the Iswestja“
  67. DVF Championship 2011 (Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern), medal for the series „At The Window“ (1st price in the category ”series")
  68. 8. AC-Foto German Mega Circuit 2011: Medal for „The Eyes“ and publication of „Against The Sun“ for the catalogue
  69. Potsdam Arts Award of the 12th Kunstallee 2011 for the exhibition pavillon with pictures of the Series ”The Traveller" and ”On The Way"
  70. Trierenberg Supercircuit 2011: gold medal of excellence for „In the cold“, silver medal of the VÖAV for „Between Pumpkins“, publication of „In Dissent“ and  „Meeting Between Beeches“ for the catalogue
  71. Photo contest of the University of Potsdam 2011; 1st Place for ”At The Microscope“
  72. 100 Pictures Of Years 2010 of the Society for Photography GfF (contest 2011): special price for ”Smoking Train“. Display of ”Uta's Eyes“ and ”In The Cold“.
  73. Fotoforum Award (journal ”Fotoforum”): 2nd place in the year's ranking 2010
  74. Contest of the journal ”c’t Digitale Fotografie” (Heise online contest): 1st place for the theme ”Railway“ 4/2010
  75. 100 Pictures Of Years 2009 of the Society for Photography GfF (contest 2010): special price for „Memorial“. Display of ”Three In The Desert“.
  76. 5th Berlin-Brandenburg Championship 2010 of the Society for Photography GfF: special price for ”Foggy Alley“ and Display of ”Into The Light“
  77. In addition, several further placements, displays and publications in the Al-Thani Award, the Trierenberg Super Circuit, the photo contests of the journals Fotomagazin, Photographie, Fotoforum, Foto Hits as well as in contests of the company Tamron and the Society for Photography GfF