Welcome to Berlin1020

Berlin Street Photography Collective

Berlin1020 is a German street photography collective, based in Berlin.

We are six Berlin based street photographers. Header image by Chris “Candid” Schirrmacher. This photo was  the cover image on the  “One Day in Berlin” exhibition catalogue. The”One Day in Berlin” exhibition  was curated and organised by the renowned Photo Gallery Friedrichshain in Berlin. Berlin1020 members Chris “Candid” Schirrmacher, Martin U Waltz and Sebastian Jacobitz participated.

Meet the members:

Chris “Candid” Schirrmacher

Martin U Waltz

Oliver Krumes

Roland Groebe

Sebastian Jacobitz

Tomaso Baldessarini

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Chris “Candid” Schirrmacher

Chris 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 series describing the many sides of Berlin using street photography, social documentary and visual poetry. His recent collaborations are: Violens.org with writer Dirk Könnecke, telling the stories of people who have experienced violence and Memorial Ghosts on the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin with Roland Groebe.

Martin has won numerous international photography awards. His work has been shown in exhibitions in New York, Paris, Dublin, London, Rome, Bucharest and Berlin.

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Oliver Krumes

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.

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Roland Groebe

Roland  often summarises his 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.

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Sebastian Jacobitz

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.

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Tomaso Baldessarini

Tomaso is well known for his photobook “28MM – Edition Manhattan”, showcasing close range street photography in bold colors and daring perspectives. Tomaso’s work has been published in Rolling Stone, BUZZFEED, Leica Fotografie International.

His work has been shown at exhibitions in New York, Venice and Berlin. In 2016 he won a 1st prize at the Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 and in 2017 he was a finalist at the Eyeem Street Photography Awards.