Born in 1962 in Duisburg, Germany. First steps in photography since 1976, in 1983 a job with a Japanese music magazine as a concert photographer. Japanese studies, since the mid / late 90's, a hiatus that was finished in 2007. Since then, I shoot mainly nature, animals & flowers/plants. Since 2010, I try to shoot humans.
In 2008 I began painting. I paint mostly abstract paintings in acrylic or encaustic.
I currently live in Germany in the country-side a founded the label "Kunstlinse-Design". I previously lived & worked in Duisburg, Tokyo and Yokohama.