The Street Photography Berlin Collective
Street photography Berlin, that is us. We are six photographers living in Berlin. We share the passion for street photography and for Berlin.
In recent years the work of our members has been shown in over 20 group and solo exhibitions in Budapest, Athens, Rotterdam, Dublin, Hamburg, Mannheim, Temeswar, Paris and Berlin. The Berlin1020 collective had exhibitions at the Alghero Street Photography Festival, Italy in 2018 and at the Photo Gallery Friedrichshain, Berlin in 2019.
We have been featured by the Street Photography Magazine and by the World Photography Organization.
Meet the members:
Street Photography in Berlin – Tips and Guides
Wondering where best to shoot street photography in Berlin? The cool spots, the best walks and places for street photography in Berlin? Want to explore the world of photography in Berlin? Look no further. Check out the insightful Berlin photography guides written by Chris Candid, Oliver Krumes, Sebastian Jacobitz and Martin U Waltz.
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Upcoming Berlin1020 Photography Exhibition
We are excited to announce
Off the Street!
Berlin1020 collective off the beaten path
March, 22 – April, 5 2019
Opening: Thursday, March 21, 7pm
Helsingforser Platz 1
Berlin1020 we stand for street photography in Berlin. In this exhibition, we show everything but Berlin street photography.
Alex Pfeiffer observes the deserted and sparse German Chancellery in his series Loneliness of Power. In Cyprus, Christian Schirrmacher reflects on life at the beach during main holiday season. Oliver Krumes is chasing light and shadows in the Japanese metropolis in his series Tokyo. Roland Groebe discovers how the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin is devouring its visitors in Memorial Ghosts. Sebastian Jacobitz documents people and landscape around the Mount Ijan sulfur mines in Indonesia. Martin U Waltz shows a group of musicians at a Kreuzberg club before, during and after their performances in his series backstage life. Cover image by Oliver Krumes, Tokyo series
You are cordially invited!
In media cooperation with
The Members of the Berlin1020 Street Photography Collective
Alex is a international awarded streetphotographer based in Berlin, Friedrichshain. He´s working with old analog lenses on digital cameras or shooting completely analog. Before moving to Berlin, he discovered the streets of New York, Boston, India, Russia, the Arabian Emirates and various other parts of the world.
His work has been honored twice by the UNESCO Humanity Awards in Beijing and the International 35Awards in Moscow.
Chris “Candid” Schirrmacher
Chris street photography work focuses on the darker sides of Berlin. He likes to work at close range with the flash. Chris created an amazing street photography series on Japan on his recent travels. His work has been published in magazines like Inspired Eye, EYE-Photo, Leica Fotografie International and in photo books like “We Street 2015” and “World Street Photography 3”.
His work has been recently shown in Berlin, Hamburg and London. He was a commended photographer in the category street photography at the 2017 Sony World Photo Awards.
Martin U Waltz
Martin works in various street photography Berlin series describing the many sides of Berlin. He won numerous prizes at international photography competitions like Moscow International Foto Awards, Sony World Photography Awards, Prix de la Photographie Paris. His street photography work has been shown in exhibitions in New York, Dublin, London, Rome, Bucharest and Berlin.
He is a founding member and editor of the German Street Photography Site and co-author of the book “Streetfotografie – made in Germany” published by Rheinwerk Verlag in 2018.
Oliver expresses his view on the city with a poetical use of light and shadow and in elegant soothing colors. Being quite the traveler recent photographic excursions have led him to China, Vietnam and Myanmar. Oliver has been voted as one of the 20 most influential street photographers by the Streethunters blog in 2017.
He runs the “Street Photography Berlin” group on Facebook. His work has been shown in exhibitions in Berlin, Sankt Veit an der Glan and in Bucharest.
Roland often summarises his street photography work under a common theme, e. g. tattoos, faces, or street. His street scenes are quite often timeless drawing inspiration from the Magnum classics of the 60ies.
His work was published at The Eye Photo Magazine, Stern Magazine, art-Das Kunstmagazin, National Geographic and We Street 2015 – Street Photography Book. He has won the reader’s choice award of art-Das Kunstmagazin.
Sebastian is a flash street photography aficionado. His visual language is dark and gritty, both in color and in his black and white. His work has been recently shown at the Fotogalerie Friedrichshain in Berlin within the “One Day in Berlin” exhibition.
Sebastian runs the well respected Streetbounty Blog on all things street photography. He is also a guest author on many of the well known photography sites like Petapixel, DIY Photography, 121clicks and Digital Photography School.