Paula Markert, born 1982, is a freelance documentary photographer based in Hamburg, Germany. Paula studied photography at the University of Applied Science in Hamburg, Germany and the University of Barcelona, Spain. Paula Markert works for numerous well-known magazines such as DIE ZEIT, SZ Magazine, Stern, Geo, Les Echos and many others. Her series „The Conditions“ has received the BFF-Advancement Award as well as the Advancement Award for Documentary Photography/Wüstenrot Foundation. The publication of her ongoing project about the NSU terror cell in SZ Magazine‘s special issue 2016 was awarded with bronze at the german Lead Awards 2016.
2016 - Lead Awards, Visual Leader 2016, Bronze, 2012 - BFF-Award , 2011 - Dokumentarfotografie Förderpreis 09