Herman Viktor Čater
Herman Čater was born in Celje, Slovenia in 1941. He studied English
and English literature.
In 1985, he contracted viral meningitis that resulted in paralysis of the
upper part of the body. When he came out of coma, he was not able to eat,
speak, or breathe. They told him he will be never able to raise his hands.
Rehabilitation took several years, even though the doctors did not expect
it. He cannow drive a car and has become a paragliding instructor and
shiatsu teacher. He described his experience in the book Do not give up
your dreams, which was presented in all medical magazines in Slovenia.
Having held a number of independent exhibitions in Slovenia, Italy,
Austria, USA, Germany, Croatia, Slovakia, and Siberia, he also received a
number of home and international awards.
He lectures on photography in Slovenia and abroad, and occasionally
leads international photographic workshops.
Photographic Association of Slovenia awarded him the title Master of
Photography, and he received the title MFIAP)
2016 - The book Stanko, 7 international award