18.09.2015 National Geographic Photographer of the Year 2015 I am very honored. A really great appreciation of my work. 10.07.2015 Finally Helgoland again Every year I am going to my favorite island to work, to dive with the grey seals and to shoot documentaries. One month of pure wildlife! 17.06.2015 Germany from below Together with the guys from Submaris I am shooting overhead environment again. In the flooded mine »Kleinenbremen« we are filming for WDR German TV: »NRW from below«. 01.06.2015 It´s official! I am getting the Fritz Pölking-award I am very proud that I am receiving the Fritz Pölking-award for one of my grey seal images. As well I am honored with the bronze medal of the German Association for Photography. 01.03.2015 Official cameraman and photographer for »THE OPERATIVES« I am Camera operator and photographer for 3 months: Action, animals and dangerous situations. In Asia... »The Operatives - Season II« - Go extreme to save the environment! 10 episodes for US-TV. 31.12.2014 Guest at »Animal Review 2014« After I have been a guest at the show »Animal 10« (VOX), Martin Rütter has also invited me to the Annual Animal Review 2014. A fun end of the year! 10.12.2014 Book Presentation »The EMA dives« Together with the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-school and the Cultural foundation Itzehoe I am publishing my first children's book! I am very proud of the kids and a successful project. 22.06.2014 Guest on German TV: SAT1. Program: »Weck Up« Together with Dr Antje Boetius I was invited by Olli Briesch. We talked a lot about current issues, such as: sea level rising, ocean pollution and, of course: cetaceans & sharks. Pure entertainment. 14.06.2014 NoseBrokeProductions at the GEO Biodiversity Day 2014 My team from Submaris and I found nearly 50 species of animals, plants and algae in only a few hours in the Baltic Sea. I made underwater macro shots for NDR-TV. 26.05.2014 NoseBrokeProductions in Greece In search for octopus, freshwater turtles and eels I spent one week for freediving off Crete. I also wanted to have a little taste of the Mediterranean sea before I spent one month there in August. 19.05.2014 World Media Festival 2014 in Hamburg with a Gold Award After the successes of »Caves of the Dead 3D«, in Cannes we were awarded at the World Media Festival 2014 in Hamburg with a Gold Award (Category: Documentation & Travel). 14.05.2014 I run my project: »wilderness on our doorstep« After filming hundreds of animal species on all 7 continents, I dedicated myself to wildlife on my doorstep. Pond frogs were my first leading actors. 09.05.2014 Guest in German TV: NDR Program: »NDR Talk Show« Dolphins are assholes, sharks are not as dangerous as you think they are. Click here for shallow evening entertainment with biting dolphins and STD´s.