Wellington, New Zealand
Birgit is an Austrian photographer based in Wellington, New Zealand. Her specialty is capturing candid images using only available light. She often works in low light situations, relying on fast lenses and creating very tight depth of field.
She has exhibited internationally, including New York, San Francisco, Paris, Berlin, Copenhagen, Auckland, Napier, Havelock North and Wellington. She was the recipient of the Grand Prix Terroirs d'images, Catégorie "Professionnel" (Professional Category).
Birgit's images have been exhibited and sold in galleries around the world. And have been featured in the TV3 program “Nightline” as well as periodicals such as "Foreign Policy Magazine", "NZ Life & Leisure Magazine", "Glory Days Magazine", “Metro Magazine”, “BSC News”, Air New Zealand’s “Kia Ora” and “Art Forum.”
As a freelance photographer, she is in demand from art collectors, and both corporate and private clients. She also provides specialized tuition. Birgit is a judge for the internationally renowned “I-Shot-It” photo competition: http://www.i-shot-it.com.