In my work, I am drawn as much to the natural beauty of my subjects as seeking out to capture the most beautiful moments – Intimate and full of emotion. I am keen to create images that speak to and hopefully touch the viewer.  The girls, I love to capture, are sophisticated and strong, yet sensual and vulnerable. I prefer working with a subject’s given personality rather than trying to transform her, at all costs, into a specific idea.

My work is rarely over-conceptualised. Instead of forcing it, I can let go of an idea and just let the moment narrate its fate, and guide artistic choices. My photographic style is very much embedded into the idea of ‘capturing a decisive moment’, asking for a spontaneous reaction and holding onto the energy of the moment. It is my goal to stay authentic and real so the image is alive, personal and provides a narrative.

I was born in East Germany and spent my teenage years in a very small town which triggered my insatiable need to experience and travel the world.  Straight after school my way led me to France and Canada (B.A. Political Science, & Diplom-Betriebswirtin), and later on to London, where I spent my time working in tour management & production (i.e. Frank Ocean,  A$AP Rocky,  Whiz Khalifa, Christina Perri) and assisting multiple fashion photographers. before plunging into becoming a full-time photographer in 2018.  I am now dividing my time between Berlin and Paris and have shot for a variety of editorial, commercial and entertainment clients, and published two coffee table books called ‘IBIZA Nudes’.

M: +49 (0) 162 9200 821


Selected Clients

AboutYou, ARD, Comma Fashion, Nivea, Skin Stories by Beiersdorf, Ecco Shoes, KYRÖ Gin, G-Lab, Club of Gents, True Religion, KTZ, Peony Swimwear, 032c, VOGUE Arabia, VOGUE Portugal, VOGUE Turkey, GQ Portugal, ELLE Arabia, ELLE Greece, Harpers Bazaar, Leica S Magazine, LFI Magazine, CAP74024, HighSnobiety, The GREATest Magazine, WÜL Magazine, Florence Kasumba

Book Publications
Ibiza Nudes Vol I & Vol II


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