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KPK is an amateur photographer located in Germany with preferences for architecture photography and conceptual photography.

KPK is a member of the German Photographic Organization (DVF). The DVF is member of the FIAP - Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique.

KPK's works have been shown in more than two dozen exhibitions and more than 100 publications have been printed in magazines, journals, books, calendars.

If you like to use KPK's work either for private or commercial purposes, please use the contact page, or send an email to kpk {at} kpk-photography.de, or take a look at the print shops (buy buttons in menu on the left).

KPK uses Olympus cameras and lenses.

Special thanks to Andre du Plessis for taking the portrait image shown above.

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Awards / Contest Rankings


KPK regularly received several awards/prizes and top contest rankings at different national and international competitions during the last decade. This includes FIAP, PSA, DVF, and other medals, prizes, awards, and honorable mentions. The latest awards were received at the "82nd German Photo Championship, Deutsche Fotomeisterschaften 2014" (Medal), at the "Landesfotoschau Projektion 2014" competition, 'Rheinische Fotomeisterschaften 2014', at several national and international competitions in 2015, at the "84th German Photo Championship, Deutsche Fotomeisterschaften 2016" (Medal), the "1st Niederrhein Fotosalon 2016" (Medal), and the "German Internationol Photocup (GIP) 2017" (HM).

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Publications / Presentations


2017 - Publications in issue 1/2017 of the DVF Rheinland annual magazine "zwanzig 16"
2017 - Special presentation (January 2017) at c't Digitale Fotografie
2017 - Publication in issue 1/2 2017 of the DVF Journal
2016 - Special presentation (November 2016) at c't Digitale Fotografie
2016 - Publication in the "1st Niederrhein Fotosalon 2016" photo book (incl. cover image)
2016 - Publication of 4 images in the "84th German Photo Championship 2016" exhibition catalogue
2016 - Publication in the 9th issue of the DVF Journal
2016 - Special presentation (May 2016) at c't Digitale Fotografie
2016 - Cover photo and book author portrait for the poetry book "Gesang des Augenblicks" by Nahid Ensafpour (Frankfurter Verlagsgruppe AG - ISBN 978-3-86369-285-8)
2016 - Publication in c't Digitale Fotografie magazine, issue 2/2016
2016 - Publication in COLORFOTO magazine, issue 1/2016
2016 - Publication in Fotocommunity magazine, issue January/February 2016
2015 - Publication of 2 images in fotoMAGAZIN, issue 04/2015
2015 - Publication in the exhibition catalogue of the "2nd Bavarian International Circuit 2015"
2015 - Publication in the "German Photo Championship (BUFO) 2015" exhibition catalogue
2015 - Publication in PHOTOGRAPHIE magazine, issue 12/2015
2015 - Publication in Pentaprism Magazine, Issue 10
2015 - Publication in Stark-Magazine, Awards Special Issue
2014 - Publication in a special issue of CAMERAPIXO HOT SHOTS "WE INSPIRE VOL. 4"
2014 - Publications in the exhibition catalogue of the "Hamburger Leinwandfestival 2014"
2014 - Special presentation at HEISE online
2014 - Publication in the "German Photo Championship (BUFO) 2014" exhibition catalogue.
2014 - Special presentation at HEISE online
2014 - Publication in a special issue of CAMERAPIXO magazine
2014 - Publication in ct' Digitale Fotografie, issue 6/2014
2014 - Publication in the Trierenberg Special Themes Circuit 2014 "Luxury Edition" photo book
2014 - Publication in ct' Digitale Fotografie, issue 5/2014
2014 - Special presentation at HEISE online.
2014 - Publication in the Trierenberg Special Themes Circuit 2014 photo book
2014 - Publication in Stark-Magazine, issue 26, June 2014
2014 - Publication in PENTAPRISM magazine, issue 4
2014 - Publications and story in PHOTOGRAPHIE magazine, issue 5
2014 - Publication in PENTAPRISM magazine, issue 2
2014 - Publication in Stark-Magazine, issue 21, January 2014
2013 - Special presentation at HEISE online.
2013 - Publication in the "Motivation" photobook (ISBN 978-3-86490-071-6), German language
2013 - Publications and Interview / Portrait in the exhibition catalogue of the "1st Bavarian International Circuit"
2013 - Publication in the exhibition catalogue of the "81st German Photo Championship 2013"
2013 - Publication in the Trierenberg Special Themes Circuit 2013 photo book
2013 - Publication in the Trierenberg Super Circuit LUXURY EDITION 2013 photo book
2013 - Publication in Stark-Magazine, issue 15
2013 - Publication in the "Photographic Visions" photobook (ISBN 978-1-937538-90-9)
2013 - Publications and feature in Stark-Magazine (including cover photo), issue 10
2013 - Publication in Stern-VIEW Spotlight January 2013, section Editor's Choice
2013 - Publication in fotocommunity [plus] magazine, issue 1-2013
2012 - 4 Publications in the exhibition catalogue of the "Leinwandfestival Hamburg 2012" photo competition
2012 - Publication in the exhibition catalogue of the "29th North German Photo Championship"
2012 - Publication in the limited "Luxury Edition" of the Trierenberg Super Circuit 2012 photo book
2012 - Publication in the photobook "No Words" ISBN 978-91-979184-2-8)
2012 - Color print in a 2013 nature photography calendar, published by Sehnsucht Deutschland magazine
2012 - Publications in Stark-Magazine, issues 3 and 4
2012 - Publication in fotoMAGAZIN, issue 7/2012
2012 - Interview at Stern-VIEW published April 2012 (online: interview)
2012 - Publication in COLORFOTO magazine issue 7/2012
2012 - Publication in DVF Journal 1-2/2012  and 4/2012
2012 - Publication in the tutorial photobook "Photo Inspiration" (ISBN 978-1-118-29052-1)
2011 - Publication in the architecture book "Arhitekturni pojmovnik za mlade" (ISBN 978-961-220-074-9)
2011 - Publication in a calendar project by Olympus Fotoforum
2011 - 3 Publications in COLORFOTO magazine issues 5/ 6/ and 8/2011
2011 - 3 Publications in fotoMAGAZIN issue 3/2011 and issue 5/2011
2011 - Publication in the photobook 'Beyond' (ISBN 978-91-979184-1-1)
2011 - 4 Publications in the Seasons Bruchure 2011/12 of the Luxembourg Philharmony
2010 - Publication in c't Digitale Fotografie 1/2011
2010 - Presentation in VIEWSpotlight October 2010
2010 - Publication in fotoMAGAZIN, issue 5/2010
2010 - 2 publications in the February issue of the Israelian photo magazine "Contribution"
2010 - 7 Publications in Fotoblur magazine 6th / 7th / 8th edition
2010 - Publication in the 3rd issue of a photobook (ISBN 978-91-979184-0-4)
2009 - 3 Publications in Fotoblur magazine 2nd/ 3rd/ 4th edition
2009 - 2 publications in fotoMAGAZIN, issue 7/2009
2009 - Publication in "Naturparke in Deutschland", 3rd issue
2009 - Publication in the 2nd issue of a photobook (ISBN 978-91-978098-0-1)
2008 - Photography-Portfolio in the Fine Art Online-Galerie ''seen.by'', kpk at seen.by
2007 - Publication in the Fractal Art Exhibition Catalogue of the Benoit Mandelbrot Fractal Art Contest 2007
2007 - Publication in the fractal graphics book "z>4, A Fractal Art Collection'', (Viovio)
2006 - Publication in the Fractal Art Exhibition Catalogue in the framework of the International Congress of Mathematicians, Madrid
2003 - Publication in the Fractal Universe Calendar

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Exhibitions


2017 - Group exhibition at Stadtbibliothek Düsseldorf in May
2017 - Presentation of two images at the "Rheinische Foto Landesmeisterschaften" exhibition in March
2016/17 - Group exhibition at VHS Mönchengladbach until February 2017
2016 - Presentation of an image at the "1st Niederrhein Fotosalon" exhibition in November, Mönchengladbach
2016 - Presentation of an image at the "Instaworldruhr" project in November, Science Park Gelsenkirchen
2016 - Presentation at the "84th German Photo Championship 2016" exhibition in October, Bremerhaven
2016 - Presentation at the "Landesfotoschau 2016" event in September, Brühl
2015 - Presentation of 2 images at the "83rd German Photo Championship 2015" exhibition, Bickenbach
2015 - Presentation of three images at the "Rheinische Fotomeisterschaften" exhibition
2014 - Presentation of 3 images at the "82nd German Photo Championship 2014" exhibition in October
2014 - Online exhibition "Convergences" and interview at Lux Optima Exhibition Hall
2013 - Presentation of 2 b/w prints at the "Landesfotoschau 2013" exhibition in October / November, Duisburg
2013 - Presentation at the "13th Emscherbruchpokal 2013" exhibition in October / November, Gelsenkirchen
2013 - Presentation of 3 images at the "81st German Photo Championship 2013" exhibition, St. Wendel
2012 - Presentation of 4 images at the "Hamburger Leinwandfestival 2012" in December, Hamburg
2012 - Presentation of two images at the "Trierenberg Super Circuit 2012" exhibition in November, Linz, Austria
2012 - Presentation of a photograph at the "29th North-German Photo Championship 2012" exhibition
2012 - Presentation of three images at the "Rheinische Fotomeisterschaften" exhibition
2011 - Presentation of a color photograph at the "28th North-German Photo Championship 2011" exhibition
2011 - Presentation of two color photographs at the "79th German Photo Championship 2011" exhibition
2011 - Presentation of two large b/w prints at the "Emscherbruchpokal" exhibition
2010 - Presentation of 4 images at the Luxembourg Philharmony during the Philharmony's 5th anniversary
2009 - Group exhibition "Faszinierendes Ruhrgebiet", Duisburg
2006/7 Group exhibition in the framework of the International Congress of Mathematicians, Madrid
2006 - Group exhibition "Art in motion", GB
2005 - Group exhibition at KunstWerk, Bonn
2004 - Group exhibition "Bridges: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science", Winfield, USA
2000 - 2006 Group exhibition "The Frontiers Between Art And Science", University of the Basque Country
1996 - Single exhibition at the Institute for Drugs, Berlin
1995 - Single exhibition at Europa Schuhhaus, Essen
1994 - Single exhibition at Fabrik Osloer Strasse, Berlin
1994 - Single exhibition at the Institute for Drugs, Berlin
1994 - 1996 Contribution to three annual group exhibitions at Statthaus Boecklerpark, Berlin

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References


2016 - Cooperation with Nahid Ensafpour and Frankfurter Verlagsgruppe AG (book project)
2014-17 - Staff member at PENTAPRISM
2014 - Cooperation with A. T. Kearney Consulting, Germany
2014 - Curator at Lux Optima (curated gallery and photocommunity)
2013 - Jury member at the ATHENS Fine Art Architectural Contest, November 2013
2013 - Cooperation as tutorial book editor for a European photo website
2012 - Graphic and photographic re-design of the "Yoga und Achtsamkeit" website ( Yoga und Achtsamkeit )
2012 - Cooperation as photo book editor for a European photo website
2011 - Cooperation with Philharmony Luxembourg (photographs for bruchure illustration)
2011 - Cooperation as photo book editor for a European photo website
2010 - Photographic design of the "Yoga und Achtsamkeit" website ( Yoga und Achtsamkeit )
2010 - Photography layout of an article in the German PEP magazine, issue 9/2010
2010 - Cooperation with the Imago advertising agency for a advertising campaign in July 2010
2010 - Cooperation with the Aristej publishing house (photographs for a book projekt)
2009 - Several images preselected by the G2 advertising company for a planned advertising campaign
2007 - Contest panel member for the Benoit Mandelbrot Fractal Art Contest
2006 - Contest panel member for the Fractal Art Contest in the framework of the International Congress of Mathematicians, Madrid