von Berg's photographs became known worldwide
in just three years. Several unique, eye-catching
images elevated HvB Photography
into a recognizable label with an international
years of working as an engineer, in 1997
at age 35, he changed his career and made
his former hobby of photography into his
new profession. Von Berg quickly gained
attention by producing unusual group shoots.
Coming from a very traditional family
background, HvB often intentionally breaks
taboos and rules to open new perspectives.
sessions with natural sunlight are his
specialty. He prefers to work with amateurs
(male and female); his oldest model is
a 108 y/o lady. He is dedicated to character
portraits and fine art nudes. His favorite
subjects are aristocrats and prostitutes,
disabled people and athletes, babys and
seniors, common folk and celebrities.
the self-taught photographer can look
back on four hundred publications on five
continents. After exhibitions in galleries
and museums, his works are also sold at
fine art photography auctions.
Of Finland Foundation has invited him
to be a co-curator for ToF exhibitions
in selected European museums. In 2006
he was approached to join the team as
a Foundation Liaison for Germany/Europe.
In the same year, the Australian publisher
Studio Magazines appointed him as Correspondent
for the two high-profile magazines [Not
Only] BLACK+WHITE (female/male nudes)
and [Not Only] BLUE (male nudes). Several
times, von Berg has been asked to be a
judge for international photography competitions.
is dividing his time between Berlin, Amsterdam
and Hollywood. His artistic motto is:
„Provocative photos for people who understand
the fine difference between sexuality