"Better than sharp"
Member of the board of Freelens e.V.,
Association of photographers
Appointment to the DGPh / German Society of Photography e.V.
Retrospective "Selection 9490" Murnau / review of 25+ years of photography
Initiative and curator of photography exhibition
"In the beginning was the future" in Bad Tölz
Member of the board Kunstverein Tölzer Land
Joint initiative of the "Sinneswandel-Kunstwanderwegs" ("change-of-art trail") at the Blomberg near Bad Tölz
Photographer of the Hanover State Opera and the Ballet
Studio Franke + Franke Fotodesign GmbH
with Bhavana Franke
seit 1991 bis heute
Architectural photography since 1998-present
Photography for corporate presentation, business- and staff reports
Studio community with
Thomas Deutschmann and Carlos Rios †
International projects in Spain, Turkey, Italy, China, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Paraguay, Denmark, Holland, Poland, Russia, Czech Republic ....
Photojournalist for "Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung", agency photography for Reuters and DPA (German Press Agency)
City magazine "Schädelspalter", Prince Hanover
Photo traineeship in book publishing,
first book publications
1978-1981Start of career
Mentors: Ansel Adams, Andreas Feininger, Ernst A. Weber, Reinhard Wolf and many others.
Reportage, musician portraits, experimental artistic photography, architectural photography,
Co-initiator of the "Eisfabrik Hannover" and its photo studio