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19th Edition of the legendary “El Mundo” Festival – Thorge Berger a presenter! The quest for best travel and adventure presentations for the German language area will take place from October 20 to October 21, 2017, for the 19th time.  Judenburg, in the Steiermark region (Austria) will host the cream of the crop. It takes […]

Inaugural “Discovery Days” will feature, amongst others, Thorge Berger! Program announced for new travel themed Festival in Laax (Switzerland)! In a joint venture, three of the major organizers for adventure, travel and expedition presentations and festivals (Explora Events, Switzerland, Mundologia, Freiburg (Germany), and Grenzgang, Cologne (Germany) have put together a new festival full of presentations, themed […]

Thorge Bergers photokina presentation temporarily as free video available on FotoTV.de

Photo shot by Thorge Berger becomes the face of Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum’s Theme Day “Pilgern” (Pilgrimage) As the “face” of “Pilgrimage”, a themed one day event on February 19, 2017, at the  Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum (Cologne, Germany), one of my Sadhu Portraits was chosen. This Theme Day is part of the Special Exhibition “Pilgrimages”, on display from October 8, 2016 until April 9, 2017. I […]

 Kumbh Mela A mega event, an intense, long-term project, and a complex, multi media presentation The “KUMBH MELA” is the largest pilgrimage in the world, culminating in a big festival which takes place in India, alternating at these four different locations: Haridwar, Allahabad, Nashik/Trimbak, and Ujjain. The festival is held every 12 years at the very same location, at the time of a specific, unique alignment […]

    Live from Photokina – Presentation on  “How to photograph people when traveling” Thorge Bergers presentation live from the stage of FotoTV at Photokina 2016 My presentation on “How to photograph people when traveling” (Menschen fotografieren auf Reisen) will be streamed online from 14:15. So anyone who can’t attend (or doesn’t want to attend) Photokina will nonetheless have an opportunity to see […]

                      Cover photo of GRENZGANG Magazine, shot by Thorge Berger Photo from Inle Lake in Myanmar is cover of new GRENZGANG Magazine In a few days the new GRENZGANG program will be published. GRENZGANG is well-known as host for many cultural events in North Rhine Westfalia, Germany. The new program will […]

    Thorge Berger gives presentation at Photokina 2016 Presentation about ‘How to photograph people when traveling’ (“Menschen fotografieren auf Reisen”) on stage at FotoTV It’s a not a big surprise that FotoTV again has compiled an impressive line-up for the Photokino 2016. Part of the program will be several presentations focusing on different aspects of photography. I will give my presentation about ‘How to […]

LIVE presentation on “Kumbh Mela” by Thorge Berger February 19, 2017 | 14:00 pm | Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum, Cologne, Germany Now it’s confirmed: my first LIVE presentation will take place February 19, 2017 at 14:00 pm. I will share my experience, show tons of photos, and some videos all which were accumulated during my numerous “Kumbh Mela” themed trips. In the past 6 […]

My first article as an author for travel photography has been published in the “Fotoespresso” 2016-01

                      My photo of  a “Little Omani” has made it to No. 4 in the Photo Contest “Traum und Abenteuer” (Dream & Adventure) As I learned last week one of  my works reached number four in the  photo contest “Traum & Abenteuer” (Dream & Adventure) rankings, sub […]

Flyer for the Exhibition “Spannende-Begegnungen” (Thrilling Encounters)   This exhibition showcases images taken by photographer Thorge Berger in New York, India and Southeast Asia. There will be portraits combined with architecture, colors combined with black and white. The particular combination of photos is aiming to invite the visitor into “thrilling encounters” and start traveling in their own thoughts … Thorge Berger (* 1966) is an enthusiast […]

Flyer for the Exhibition “Bhutan – 7 Blickwinkel im Land des Donnerdrachens” This exhibition is a collective exhibition of all participating photographers of the BHUTAN-photo-expedition (21.09. – 04.10.2012). A selection of each photographers’ best pictures will be on display. In September / October 2012 I travelled with 6 fellow photographers to Bhutan to capture the beauty of the culture, the people and the […]

The new edition of ‘Fotoforum’ magazine 04/2013  (July/August 2013) features a 4-page article on my person and my photography – including 10 of my photos! Martin Breutmann, Editor in Chief of ‘Fotoforum’ writes in his editorial introduction for this issue: „A wonderful discovery for me are the photos of Thorge Berger featured from page 28 onwards. His photos from Bhutan, India and Nepal are literally great movies. Also, his visual language sometimes reminds me of powerful epic and vivid cinema […]

From August 27th 2013 onwards my Bhutan calendar will be on sale! Eventually my Bhutan calendar is on sale! I had announced the project earlier in my blog “Bhutan calendar in preparation“. The calendar is now available since 27. August 🙂 Direct orders can made at viaprinto: https://www.viaprinto.de/motivkalender#/bhutan_land_des_donnerdrachens Please do not get confused by the displayed prices. There is a preset for an order of 50 […]

  A great idea … hasn’t lost it’s fascination in 11 years: once a year artists and potential buyers meet, supported by prominent auctioneers to sell and buy pictures and/or sculptures. A special event in a special location: since 2011 this auction is taking place at famous municipal gallery ‘Villa Zanders’. Art is good – Art does good: This popular event is a great opportunitiy, and […]

25. February 2014 – by Maike Hahn “grenzgang – This cultural project stands for excellent travel-themed presentations and events in many cities in North Rhine Westphalia. With a joint photography competition grenzgang and fotoforum were once again looking for the: grenzgang-photographer of the year 2013  The unanimous choice of the jury was Thorge Berger from Bergisch Gladbach (Cologne). His photo of the Sadhu aspirants and a hindu […]

I had already chosen which photo I would like to contribute to the annual competition „Grenzgang-Fotograf des Jahres 2014“. But then Martin Breutmann, Editor in Chief of ‘Fotoforum’ asked if I, being the ‘latest winner’ of that competition, would like to join the jury this time! That sounded exciting to me, so I decided to opt for […]

On Sunday (01.02.2015) Swiss Blogger Frank Röhrig published a friendly article introducing me and my photography in his blog  „Galerieviertel.de“. Frank frequently writes interesting articles about the different aspects of photography in his blog and showcases photographers whose work he likes in particular. He has an excellent way writing, and I am delighted to find myself and my work introduced in such […]

„For the first time ever a new Tech-Highlight will be presented at the 8. International Media Festival in Villingen-Schwenningen from March 13. – 15. 2015 in the “Neue Tonhalle”. Tack sharp – 3840 x 2160 = 8 Million Pixel! 65 Zoll 12 TechniTwin ISIO 4K–TV sets from TechniSat 12 Photographers will have the opportunity to present their best pictures for 3 days in a virtual photo […]