November/December 2019: It was my last embedded mission as a photographer before COVID-19 paralyzed the world: I was in Afghanistan with the German Bundeswehr as embedded journalist. Resolute Support – this is the name of the NATO training mission that began in 2015 and includes the Bundeswehr. Afghan security forces Continue Reading


In 2015 I worked at the Turkish/Syrian border. The Turkish GAZI barracks were home to around 260 soldiers with  a mission: to protect the city of Kahramanmaraş and its more than 500,000 residents as part of NATO air defense. Therefore there are positions of the PATRIOT, the weapon system that Continue Reading

South Africa

Vacation ranger in South Africa? Why not? As a photojournalist seeing wild animals up close, plus campfire romance plus the good feeling of sustainable tourism. The vacationers are united by one thought: Practically implementing species protection in the Gondwana Eco Camp. Because here you can lend a hand and accompany Continue Reading

South Sudan

In 2013 I was in South Sudan. As a photographer for aid organizations. In the youngest country in the world, international and regional peace efforts have so far failed to lead to lasting peace. In South Sudan, all state welfare functions have ceased to exist. The suffering civilian population bears Continue Reading


In 2011 I traveled all over Ethiopia. Especially in the South I experienced some cultural issues that I would like to tell:  Market day in Dimeka, a small village in southwest Ethiopia. Members of the Hamer ethnic group meet once a week to offer their products. Ami sells reddish powder Continue Reading


In 2018 I have been as an embedded photographer in Mali. The German field camp juts out of the red sand like a fortress with a three-kilometer wall and barbed wire. The German soldiers belong to the UN mission MINUSMA. A stone’s throw away is the once flourishing city of Continue Reading


In 2016 I had the opportunity to work with UNIFIL in Lebanon. Those United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon peacekeeping mission supports the Lebanese government in securing the maritime borders and preventing weapons smuggling from the sea. It began after the Second Lebanon War in 2006. The Maritime Operations Association Continue Reading


2017: As an embedded photographer in Erbil, North Iraq. The heat and the shimmering over the wide yellow plain are almost unbearable. The thermometer shows 43 degrees Celsius. The sky is blue and cloudless. Only in the evening it gets a little cooler with around 30 degrees. Then when the Continue Reading