Steffi self-portrait



German-born freelance photographer and artist currently based in Berlin. Mother of five.

Works according to a lyrical documentary style, with a focus on creating thought-provoking and emotive images that span multiple genres.
Recurrent themes are womanhood, identity and belonging.

Studied at the Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design, London; with coursework also at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Central Saint Martins, London.

Workshops with Ute and Werner Mahler, Viktoria Sorochinsky and a year-long masterclass with Eva Bertram at the school of photography Berlin.


2019: – shortlisted for the Athens Photo Festival APhF19

– Honorable Mention at the Prix De La Photographie Paris px3

2018: – Finalist of the EyeEm Awards in Photojournalism

– Finalist of the 11th Julia Margaret Cameron Award

– Honorable Mention at the Intermational Photography Awards

– Honorable Mention at the 12th Julia Margaret Cameron Award

2000: – shortlisted for the Observer Hodge Award.