Herbert Böttcher
Herbert Böttcher was born in 1962 in Rietberg.
He lives in Düsseldorf, Germany and works as a freelance photographer since 1993.
His photographic focus includes the conception and realization of photo projects for companies, exhibitions and publications.
Both, his free and applied works are presented as a series in numerous exhibitions, as well as in various publications to the public. His work have been multiple awarded.
From 1988 to 1993, he studied Visual Communication in the department of photo/film design at the University of Applied Sciences in Bielefeld, Germany. 1995 to 1999 he taught in the department of art at the University of Paderborn.
Herbert’s work demonstrate his photographic attitude, based on his very individual picture language and always following a strong concept. He looks in quiet and highly concentrated approaches to the motif, and works as photographer with a passion.


Awards:
2015
Gregor International Calendar Award in gold for the wall calendar Meereswelten
2014
Gregor Photo Calendar Award for the wall calendar Sand- und Kieswelten.
2013
Gregor Photo Calendar Award for the wall calendar Seamotion
2012
Gregor International Calendar Award in gold for the wall calendar Seamotion
2011
Gregor International Calendar Award in bronze for the wall calendar La Mer
2010
Award in silver for the wall calendar La Mer by the Int. Calendar Show Stuttgart
2009
Nomination of the picture book Seamotion for the design award of the Federal Republic of Germany
2008
Red Dot Design Award for the picture book Seamotion
IFCommunication Award for the picture book Seamotion
2007
International Kodak Photo Calendar Award for the wall calendar of the association of German Shipowners
2004
Sophie-Smoliar-Award for photographs on the architecture of Frank O. Gehry and Zaha M. Hadid


Exhibitions & publications:
Solo exhibitions, group exhibitions and publications at home and abroad since 1990.