“If you are looking for a source of inspiration, this is a great place to go. You’ll see plenty of unique perspectives, flash fiends, decisive moments and pure talent.”
– The Street Photography Magazine on the Berlin1020 Collective
Das Berlin1020 street photography collective was featured by the World Photography Organization (Sony World Photography Awards):
Berlin1020 – 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. Meet the members:
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.
Street photography exhibitions by Berlin1020 members
Martin U Waltz, “Staged”, group exhibition, PH21 Gallery, Budapest – Hungary
Alex Pfeiffer, Roland Groebe, Martin U Waltz, various subjects, group exhibitions, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens – Greece
Oliver Krumes, Martin U Waltz, “Postcard Salon”, group exhibition, Jarvis Dooney Gallery, Berlin – Germany
Sebastian Jacobitz, “Night Diving Contest Winner’s Exhibition” RAW Streetphoto Gallery, Rotterdam – Netherlands
Martin U Waltz, “Berlin 18 meets Temeswar 21”, solo exhibition, German consulate, Temeswar – Romania
All members of Berlin1020, “The Berlin 1020 Collective”, Alghero Street Photography Festival, Alghero – Italy
Chris Candid, “Perceiving The Void”, group exhibition, Alsterhaus23, Hamburg – Germany
Alex Pfeiffer, “Street Photography Berlin”, solo exhibition, Gallery Lieb & Teuer, Berlin – Germany
Roland Groebe, “World Street Photography 5”, group exhibition, Gallery Gudberg Nerger, Hamburg – Germany
Martin U Waltz “Art of Street Photography”, group exhibition, The Ballroom, Powerscourt Centre, Dublin – Ireland
Martin U Waltz and Oliver Krumes “Street Projections”, Gruppenausstellung, European Month of Photography, Berlin – Germany
Photography in Berlin: Guides and Tips
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.