Corwin Von Kuhwede
I have been attracted to photography from a very young age. I shot my first photo when I was 3 years old.
As a teenager, I had an analogue compact camera and with this I photographed everything and everyone and layerd the photos.Than for a long time nothing happened. In 2005, I discovered photography again and gradually began to think before pressing the shutter. Escalating from experimentation to enthusiasm, and from enthusiasm to a hobby, a series of many small successes lead me into full self-employment in less than two years. My work has been featured in exhibitions in Germany and abroad and published in numerous prestigious journals, magazines and books. Today I live and work as a photographer in Leipzig, Germany.
My work revolves primarily around people. I am fascinated by portraits, characteristics and sensually alluring acts. And in between there’s the surreal photo staging, the preparation of which usually takes up a lot of effort, as is the photographic process itself. I like people in all their diversity and this is evident in my work. In the end it is all about living my dreams, realizing my ideas and leave the world with a bit of myself, meanings that can be significant to others even when I am gone.
2015 - CEWE/NIKON „I AM DIFFERENT“ 1. Platz, 2014 - Sigma Fotowettbewerb „Menschen“ 5. Platz, 2014 - manfrotto Fotowettbewerb „Fotokunst“ 1. Platz, 2014 - fotoforum award 4/14 – Top 10, 2014 - One eyeland award – Bronze “Fineart Nudes”, 2014 - DOCMA-Award 2014 „Rollenbilder“ 6. Platz, 2013 - One eyeland award – Silver „Fineart Nudes“, 2012 - FOTOTEST 5/12 – 3. Platz, 2012 - Sonderpreis der Gesellschaft für Fotografie, 2012 - European Fine Art Photograph 2011 – Finalist, 2012 - Preis vom „Deutschen Verband für Fotografie“, 2011 - Best of Photography 2011 – 3. Platz, 2009 - Deutschlands bester Fotograf: 1. Platz Akt, 2006 - Canon „Profi Photo Gallery“ 2. Platz in Runde 3