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build:1968 / mind:ageless / loves:his family / spends time on:photography;writing;music;sports / mission statement:actions expresses priorities (Ghandi) / hates:stupidity;injustice / luxury goods:love;health;time;space / weakness:impatient(not always);food;to much thinking(often) / wants to take pictures of:souls;bodies; faces / education:degree in psychology / current hobby: driving my 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback
Sometimes you have to leave behind what you love. I quit working as a professional photographer around 2011. It was a hard decision but photography and the market had change substantially - terrible compensations, terrible copyright demands from the larger agencys, etc. - and I started to loose passion for one of the things I really love. Therefore I decided to take a break and pursued other areas. In 2018 it was time to make a come-back. The issues why I once left photography behind are still there, but I am a bit older and (hopefully) wiser. Therefore I don't care about the framework conditions any longer and just take only the pictures I want.
You are welcome to join my journey.
When I take a picture, it's not about reality. You might even won't recognoze yourself when I made a portrait of you. The reason is, that picture shows how I see you. I am trying to capture at least a part of your inner self I see. Sometimes I do not even need to include a face in a portrait....
Still under construction....
Since I am just started to build a new portfoio, most of the pictures here are a couple of years old. During the next weeks I will continuesly add new material.
Creating Books was always a desire for me. Over the years I had the pleasure to publish a couple of thoose. Most of them are still available, sometimes only as 2nd Hand. Since the have been created for the German market, they are only available in German language - with the exception of "Skateboarding" (also available in French and Dutch), but I think the picures can speak for themselves.
Mit seinen beeindruckenden Bildern und gehaltvollen Texten bietet dieses Buch einen tiefen Einblick in die populärsten Kampfsportarten: Aikido, Karate, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Kickboxen, Kendo, Judo, Ju Jutsu und Kung Fu. Kampfsportbegeisterte lernen Geschichte, Tradition, Charakter, Ausrüstung und Techniken der einzelnen Stile kennen. Anhand von ausführlichen Interviews mit Welt- und Europameistern, Mitgliedern von Nationalmannschaften, Bundestrainern und Großmeistern erfährt der Leser aus erster Hand, was einen erfolgreichen Kampfsportler ausmacht, mit wertvollen Tipps zu Training und Wettkampf.
Freefight ist die »Zukunft des Kampfsports«, denn es ist die realistischste Art zu kämpfen. Bei diesem Vollkontaktsport ist alles erlaubt, außer Unsportlichkeiten und Angriffen mit hohem Verletzungsrisiko. Es kommen Stand-, Sprung-, Wurf- und Bodentechniken zum Einsatz. Deswegen ist Freefight eine enorm vielseitige Kampfsportart und somit für Zuschauer wie auch für Kampfsportler besonders attraktiv. Dies ist das erste deutschsprachige Buch dazu. Es zeigt, was Freefight ist, warum es immer mehr Anhänger findet, welche die effektivsten Techniken sind, wie man diese trainiert und im Wettkampf anwendet.
Skateboarden ist Kult und das seit mehr als 25 Jahren. Wie dieser coole Sport nochheißer wird, zeigt dieses ultimative Fahrtechnik-Buch. Ob Ollies, Wheelies, Grinds und Shoes - »Lord of the Board« Titus Dittmann verrät alle Tricks, die Skateboarder kennen müssen, um ganz oben auf dem Treppchen zu stehen. Fantastische Fotos mit internationalen Top-Skatern machen dieses brandheiße Technikbuch zu einem Leckerbissen für alle Boarder - Bild für Bild. Egal, ob Street, Ramp, Slalom, Rennen oder Freestyle.
French Version Skateboarden ist Kult und das seit mehr als 25 Jahren. Wie dieser coole Sport nochheißer wird, zeigt dieses ultimative Fahrtechnik-Buch. Ob Ollies, Wheelies, Grinds und Shoes - »Lord of the Board« Titus Dittmann verrät alle Tricks, die Skateboarder kennen müssen, um ganz oben auf dem Treppchen zu stehen. Fantastische Fotos mit internationalen Top-Skatern machen dieses brandheiße Technikbuch zu einem Leckerbissen für alle Boarder - Bild für Bild. Egal, ob Street, Ramp, Slalom, Rennen oder Freestyle.
Dutch Version Skateboarden ist Kult und das seit mehr als 25 Jahren. Wie dieser coole Sport nochheißer wird, zeigt dieses ultimative Fahrtechnik-Buch. Ob Ollies, Wheelies, Grinds und Shoes - »Lord of the Board« Titus Dittmann verrät alle Tricks, die Skateboarder kennen müssen, um ganz oben auf dem Treppchen zu stehen. Fantastische Fotos mit internationalen Top-Skatern machen dieses brandheiße Technikbuch zu einem Leckerbissen für alle Boarder - Bild für Bild. Egal, ob Street, Ramp, Slalom, Rennen oder Freestyle.
New project on the way. Please stay tuned for further news.
Life moves on pretty fast. So I really like the idea of a visual diary to capture some moments. See whats happening along my journey to the perfect picture! In this section, you will only see the last 12 posts from my Instagram feed.
Communication has never been so easy! Feel free to contact me via chat, Facebook, Skype, eMail or good ´ol Phone.
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