Born in Cape Town and raised in Germany,

I’m a London-based advertising photographer - shooting globally. My Afro-European perspective and passion for travel, has generated ongoing creative collaborations with leading Ad agencies around the world.

It was my extensive travel in Africa that fueled my passion for landscapes and natural environments in my early photographic work. My ongoing creative experimentation is inspired by my love for creating a powerful and emotional narrative.

My creative style for both my personal and commissioned work, aims to capture a diverse and authentic study of the human form at its most compelling moments. Some of my ongoing personal projects include a series of portraits from various African tribes, the study forms part of a wider project focusing on sub cultures throughout Africa and the way they express themselves through movement and dance.

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Exhibitions

Embassy Tea Gallery, London’16
Stronghold Gallery, Tokyo’16
Napier University, Edinburgh’15
Oriel Colwyn Gallery, North Wales’15
Fuse Art Space, Bradford’15
For Corner, London’14
The Beaney, Canterbury’14
Cheltenham Art Gallery’14
Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh’14
National Portrait Gallery “13
Selected Group Exhibition “Emotion” (Holland, Germany, China, United Kingdom,
Switzerland, United States)’10/’11
Selected Group Exhibition “sample” UK ‘08
Selected Group Exhibition “outbreak” UK ‘08
Solo Exhibition “backstage with principal dancers” UK ‘06,

Awards

AOP’19,20′,
American Photography’ 35,’31,’30,’29
Communication Arts, “Award of Excellence” ’13,’10,’09
Hasselblad Masters ‘11/’10/’09
Black & White Spider Awards ‘13

Portrait Salon’18,’15,’14

Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize ’13,’20

Master Cup, Sports Category 2 nominations ‘11,
GoSee Awards’14 Merit Samburu Project

Editorial
Sunday Times, Saturday Times, British Journal of Photography, Victor Magazine, Grazia, Arena, 125 Magazine.

Commercial/Agencies

Amnesty International, Adidas, Asics, Berghaus, Boeing, Bentley, Chevrolet, Credit Swisse, CitizenM, English National Ballet, Etihad, Ford, Fortum, FedEx, GMC, Guinness, Jordan,  HSBC, HBO, ITV, Jose Cuervo, Kappahl, Kopparberg, Lexus, Mercedes, Molton Brown, Nike, Nissan, Nivea,  Nokia, Pfizer, Playstation, Pampero, Remy Martin, Tottenham Hotspur, Triumph, Tresiba, Specsavers, Sky-Sports, Sports Direct, Under Armour, Virgin, Vodafone, Volvo,

Boys &Girls, Mc Cann Erickson, Sudler and Hennessy, Y&R, TBWA, P&G, CHI, Ogilvy, Saatchi, Euro RSG, KesselsKramer, Make Amsterdam, Juice, 18feet and Rising,

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