1977 born in Schleswig, Germany
2000–2002 photographic assistant for various photographers in Hamburg, Germany.
2002–2005 studied Photographic Design at Lette-Verein-Berlin.
2005–2006 freelance work for newsagancies and newspapers in Portugal.
2007 worked at picturedesk of GEO Magazine, Germany.
Since 2007 freelance photographer in Berlin, Germany.
Since 2008 member of laif – agentur für photos und reportagen, www.laif.de
2012 - World press photo award, 2015 - Bcp gold award, 2016 - Bcm awards gold