Claudia Bitzer

news | Clemens ASCHER photographs Paralympic athletes for L'EQUIPE and travels the world for MERCURE HOTELS and DDB Paris

L´EQUIPE is the most established sports magazine in France. And of course it also reported on the Paralympics in Sotchi. In order to promote their reporting they commissioned Clemens ASCHER to shoot portraits of two of the most successful disabled athletes in France: blind sprinter Nantenin Keita and wheelchair tennis player Stéphane Houdet. In addition he hit the road for MERCURE HOTELS – one of the world’s largest hotel chains covering international destinations. H …

21.03.2014 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | “New perspectives for my money” DEKA’s bank campaign in Germany by Christian SCHMIDT

“New perspectives for my money” is DEKA Bank’s new slogan shot by Christian SCHMIDT. The investment expert is launching its new Germany-wide campaign to mark the launch of its new ‘Deka Investments’ umbrella group. Several campaign images were created this way as a commission for Scholz & Friends, which are currently being promoted in all the big publications. Christian was also involved in the creation of several accompanying films. Kerstin Mende headed the art …

21.03.2014 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Claudia Bitzer : LÜRZER'S 200 Best Ad Photographers, Eurojackpot in the LOTTO subscription campaign, Paragliding, beach and forest atmospheres, NUON opens the biggest windmill park in the Netherlands, AOP award for fog series

The agency has been focusing on ‘quality over quantity’ for quite some time – the latest issue of LÜRZER'S 200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide included all their photographers: Clemens ASCHER, Oscar VAN DE BEEK, Matthias BUCHHOLZ and Christian SCHMIDT. The hardworking award clearly goes to Matthias BUCHHOLZ, who has managed to squeeze in some time for his personal work alongside his regular jobs. LOTTO is promoting its new subscription service with a campaign photograph …

25.11.2013 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Claudia Bitzer : new visual look for LINCOLN CARS, FERRETTI YACHTS 960 worldwide launch campaign, off to India with musician Matteo Capreoli, rugged faces for GENERAL ELECTRIC and BBDO New York, …

What photographer wouldn’t dream of the opportunity of entirely turning around a visual look? Well, Clemens ASCHER got the chance to. When American car manufacturer LINCOLN needed an entirely new visual look they called on his creativity. Clemens headed to the simmering heat of the Californian desert to photograph the full range of LINCOLN vehicles, where he spent several weeks armed with plenty of creative freedom and the classic credo ‘less is more’. The results are images …

05.10.2013 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Claudia Bitzer : ALLIANZ airport campaign with the Mercedes Formula 1 team, pianist Lang Lang and golf expert Paul McGinnley, cover and PR images for singer Bergitta Victor, snowy Hamburg .... exhibiting at UPDATE 13

We present new images by Christian SCHMIDT for the ALLIANZ airport campaign with the big 1. Once again Christian got to photograph the big names in the industry: Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg for the Mercedes Formula 1 team, the most coveted pianist of our time Lang Lang as well as professional golfer and Ryder Cup team captain Paul McGinnley at the legendary St. Andrews gold club in Scotland. The photographer also created four new images specifically tailored to the Asian market. Interesti …

28.08.2013 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Claudia Bitzer : landscapes, people and stills for the K+S business report, awards at the One-Eyeland-Award for TOYOTA, TELEKOM, SIEMENS and AUDI series, Hamburg TV Tower as a fine art project

Kassel based business K+S commissioned OSCAR VAN DE BEEK to travel around the world for half a year. The Dax rate is a forerunner when it comes to determining the value of raw materials: when it comes to road salt in North America, rice fertilisation in Asia or the production of modern dam materials in Europe. Oscar captured all these processes in images for the annual report and what comes across as dry and technical on paper turns out to be an interesting photograph in real life – as …

26.03.2013 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Claudia Bitzer : love story for fashion label LISA WALDE, the BMW X6 M in a blizzard, worldwide FORD KUGA campaign, Sylt report and mysterious foggy landscapes

Clemens ASCHER sought inspiration in the visual language of Chinese director Wong Kar Wai for a photo series for fashion label LISA WALDE. The atmospheric film stills narrate a love story between teenagers and is appropriately titled ‘Teenage Lovestory’. Clemens also photographed the BMW X6 M Diesel. He produced the impressive and dynamic images in the midst of a blizzard in Schirntal, Austria. And Matthias BUCHHOLZ once again demonstrated his unique perspective on the North Se …

23.02.2013 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Claudia Bitzer : N-TV Top Cars campaign for HAVAS Worldwide agency, new landscape series in Canada, new entry Matthias BUCHHOLZ and exhibiting at the UPdate12

The latest N-TV news channel print campaign features a dynamic photograph by Christian SCHMIDT to promote its Top Cars series. The supervising agency was Euro RSCG, now HAVAS Worldwide. In addition to this the transportation, landscape and people photographer added to his personal work. He made the most of his free time after a shoot in Canada and shot a series that captures the early morning mood of Montreal in its own unique way, capturing a poetic note within urban life. Christian&rsqu …

19.10.2012 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Clemens Ascher - The Vision Arcadia. Images of colonised nature at Edition Photo Gallery, Vienna

Arcadia, or poetry’s interpretation of paradise, is known as a vision of a grand idyllic place, in harmony with untouched nature. In his first solo exhibition Clemens ASCHER pictures this human utopia. The photographs he created in 2012 show classic motifs of the Golden Age, which he turns inside out by integrating the modern advertising aesthetic: idyll, a harmonious relationship with paradisiacal nature – in modern consumer society. There are also pictures of our constructed …

17.09.2012 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Claudia Bitzer : ‘one thing’ – Paralympics participants for ALLIANZ Global Airport campaign

Christian SCHMIDT photographed the new Global Airport campaign for ALLIANZ insurance. For the ‘one thing’ campaign, the focus is on people that achieve extraordinary things. Christian had the opportunity of photographing exceptional people in front of his camera, among them Formula 1 pilot Nico Rosberg or Allianz executive Prof. Dr. Heise. But especially several Paralympics participants such as wheelchair world record holder Marcel Hug from Switzerland or sprinter Katrin Green …

20.08.2012 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article