Awards & Honors

1990 – Art Director’s Club Germany
1992 – Art Director’s Club Europe
1995 – BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year (3x)
2000 – World Press Photo Award
2000 – Lead Award
2004 – Hansel-Mieth-Award
2005 – Fuji Euro Press Photo Award
2007 – German Award for Science Photography
2009 – Art Director’s Club Germany
2009 – World Press Photo Award
2010 – German Award for Science Photography
2011 – Dr.-Erich-Salomon-Award

1998, 2000, 2001, 2003 – selected works presented at Visa pour L’image (Perpignan, France), the most important festival for international photojournalismn
2004 – Appointed into the German Society of Photography (DGPh)
2009 – Schorlarship from Kulturwerk VG Bild-Kunst
2010, 2011, 2012 – On the shortlist of  the Henri-Nannen-Award