Experienced editorial and commercial photographer based in Oslo, Norway
I am working for corporate & commercial clients, corporate publishing houses as well as leading magazines on assignments in Norway, Scandinavia and abroad.
Creative treatment of actuality
I discover the motives in authenticity and on location. With the understanding of the topic, professional preparation, experience and intuition during the shoot, this documentary approach enables me to take photographs of a broad specter of topics and people.
Always with the same professional dedication and empathy.
ILJA C. HENDEL FOTOGRAFSagveien 23a | 0459 Oslo | Norway
Organisation Nr: 991320857 MVA / VAT
+47 90855081 | email@example.com
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Since 1997 I have been working full-time as a photographer, only interrupted by a couple of years on the other side: at the picture desk of the daily newspaper "die tageszeitung" and a magazine in Berlin. Prior to working as a photographer, I took a Master´s degree in Political Science, Social Anthropology and Economics at the University of Freiburg - which may have influenced my kind of fieldwork approach to photography. In 2005 I moved from Germany to Oslo. During these years I have aquired an in-depth local knowledge of Oslo and the Norwegian society.
Speaking Norwegian, German and English.
I look forward to supporting your project with my photographs. Please don´t hesitate to get in touch.
All shared information will be handled confidential.
07media design (Oslo), A4 text og form (Gøteborg), Aflo (Tokyo), Agence ´VU (Paris), Anagram Design (Oslo), Anyone AS (Oslo), C3 Creative Code and Content (Berlin / Munich), fotogloria | büro für fotografische zusammenarbeit (Hamburg), Gjerholm Design (Oslo), influenceassociates (London), Ink Global (London / New York), intellecta (Stockholm), Kontrapunkt (Copenhagen), Kung og Partners (Stockholm), Laif Photos und Reportagen (Köln), Phenster (Amsterdam), PR-operatørene (Oslo), RED INK (Oslo), Rock hound (London), SPOON Svergie, Starcom Media (Oslo), TIBE Drammen, Tindre Design (Oslo), Yellow Advertising (Stockholm), Zynk (Oslo)
Corporations and Companies
Aabo Evensen, Abelia, Accenture Norway, Akastor, Aker ASA, Aker Solutions AS, ArcTern Ventures Inc., Argentum Asset Management, Bristol-Myers Squibb Norway, Den Norske Opera & Ballett, DHL Group, Envac, Federal Ministry of Finance, Helse Sør-Øst, iARK, Mnemonic, Nord Pool Group, OBOS Bbl, Oslo Areal, PonCAT, Porsche Center Oslo, PricwaterhouseCoopers PwC, Rørentreprenørene Norge, Schibsted Norge AS, Schneider Electric US, Takeda, Thema Consulting Group, United Airlines, VIPPS, Wintershall, Zukunft Erdgas
Arbeidsdepartementet, Barn- Likestillings- og inkluderingsdepartementet, Bibliotekarforbundet, Foreningen Les, Goethe-Institut Germany, Helsedirektoratet, Innovasjon Norge, Institute for applied ecology, Kommunal- og Moderniseringsdepartementet, Kulturdepartementet, Kulturrådet, Ministry for Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Nasjonalforeningen for Folkehelsen, Norsk Arbeidsmandsforbund, Norsk Faglitterær Forfatter- og Oversetterforening, Norsk Nærings- og Nytelsesmiddelarbeiderforbund NNN, Riksrevisjonen, Science in Dialogue, SOAS University of London, Stiftelsen Fritt Ord, The Norwegian Embassies abroad, The Oslo Forum (Oslo, Geneva), Utenriksdepartementet, Velferdsetaten.
brand eins, Der Spiegel, die tageszeitung, DIE ZEIT, FIFA Weekly, Financial Times, Focus Magazin, G das Gasmagazin, GEO Saison, Hygge Magazin, Le Monde, LFI Leica Fotografie International, Madame Figaro, Magazin Sonntagsblick, PROSA, Svenska Dagblad, SZ-Magazin
Creative treatment of reality
On assignment for Agence VU´ for TBWA, Nissan Europe
Selected photographs can be licensed worldwide via my
ADOBE PREMIUM contributing photographer portfolio.
Reportage-, feature and editorial portraiture can be licensed via:
NTB Scanpix search for Ilja Hendel
LAIF Photos & Reportagen in Germany.
For international distribution please contact Laif international partner network as:
APA-Picturedesk Vienna/Austria, amanaimages Tokyo/Japan, Camera Press London/England, Contrasto Milan, Rome/Italy, Cordon Press Madrid/Spain, glowimages Sao Paulo/Brazil, Hollandse Hoogte The Hague/Netherlands, Imaginechina Shanghai/China, Keystone CH Zurich/Switzerland, R.E.A. Paris/France, Redux New York/USA
Or you can give me a call if you would like to check if you can license a photograph: +47 90855081
Office space for post-production
CORPORATE, COMMERCIAL & BUSINESS PHOTOGRAPHY
Visual storytelling for brands, companies and governmental- and non-governemental organizations. Telling the story of production, supply chain and worklife through photography.
The photographs from commissioned projects are used for corporate advertising, corporate picture libraries, annual reports, client magazines, on websites and for general public relation purposes.
Editorial-, reportage- and feature photographer with 20 years of experience through my work for newspapers, magazines and Corporate Publishing houses - both International and in Scandinavia.
I prefer to take photographs of people on location and with an empathic approach: Whether ministers, CEOs, politicians, professionals, artists or ordinary people.
Taking pictures of World Chess Champion
Magnus Carlsen for Financial Times - while NRK was filming.
AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS
2018 Photography "Three Deathmasks Baader, Ensslin, Raspe, 2000" in the Exhibition <Image Profile -Aspects of the Documentary in MMK's Photography Collection> Museum für Moderen Kunst Frankfurt /Main Germany, 23 March 2018 — 15 July 2018: "Three Deathmasks Baader, Ensslin, Raspe, 2000"
2013 First prize reportage "German Award for Science Photography"
Photo series about "Wood detectives at the Thünen-Institute" Commissioned by Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture
2012 "Language in pictures" Photo exhibition Goethe-Institutet Oslo with photographs from book projects commissioned by Goethe Institute and Deutscher Sprachrat.
2012 Award of Hansel-Mieth-Award- Photoreportage
Bastoy Prison Island. Commissioned by Der Spiegel .
2012 award "Highly Commended" International Contest " Art of Building " 2012, London.
2011 "Ormen Lange", 4 black and white photographs.
Nordic Light Photography Festival. Kristiansund, Norway .
2006 "Wohlfahrtsmarke - Social projects in Germany."
Commissioned by Mediacompany Berlin for
Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany. Berlin and several German cities .
2004ff :"Three Deathmasks" black and white photography in the exhibition and collection Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2002 "Tamam , Higher Education in Sudan"
25 color photographs from Sudan.
Commissioned by German Academic Exchange Organisation / Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences, Bonn, Germany.
2003: Gesichter der Flut, 25 medium format black and white portraits.
Commissioned by Caritas International. Dresden, Berlin, Weimar. Germany.
1990: The Wall - Berlin 1989/90, Lagerhalle, Osnabrück, Germany.
TALKS & INTERVIEWS
Videochat with Heinrich Böll Foundation Baden-Württemberg
Corona in Europa: Norwegen Vorher-Nachher-Mittendrin
Interview with fotogloria about photography during Corona Crisis:
Faces of Photography: Ilja C. Hendel Oslo
Creative Mornings talk about Justice from a photographers and personal perspective:
Where Justice is a game
Interview with Online Magazine University of Freiburg:
"Interview about early photography on student topics back in the 1990´s."
Interview with Leica Camera Blog about the reportage on Bastøy Prison Island:
Crime and Penance on Bastoy
Interview with Alumni Magazine University of Freiburg:
"Ich mag es, Vorgänge zu beobachten und visuell zu verdichten."
ILJA C. HENDEL FOTOGRAF
ORG: 991320857 MVA
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