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All set and go  – “El Mundo”! It is time for the “Oscars of Travel and Adventure Presentations”  – and I am part of it! Just a few weeks ago in late September, I had the honor to be invited as a guest presenter for the inaugural  1. Discovery Days in Switzerland. I am really […]

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 […]

  Official Nikon-Blog of Slovakia featuring Interview with Thorge Berger Published yesterday (27.06.2017): a new interview with Thorge Berger in the official Nikon-Blog of Slovakia – only in Slovak! A slightly surreal feeling – spotting an interview with yourself, and only to be able to recognize your own photos….. Julius Kotus, the editor of the official Nikon-Blog in […]

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 […]

Interview with Thorge Berger on 121Clicks.com A little while ago the editors of 121Clicks.com contacted me. They said they loved my portfolio and would like conduct an interview with me. I have to admit that until then I wasn’t aware of 121Clocks.com. But after I took a look at their website, I felt really honored and was more than happy to agree […]

Photography Expedition to  “Ardth Kumbh Mela” Allahabad, India  2019 Early 2019, a so called “Ardth Kumbh Mela” is going to take place in Allahabad, India. The Ardth Kumbh Mela is a smaller version of the big Kumbh Mela, which takes place every 12 years. “Small” in this context still means there will be several million pilgrims and a myriad […]

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

                  New guest post at Nikonrumors.com: “Travel Photography with a 35mm prime lens” Just now Peter has published my new guest post “Travel Photography with a 35mm prime lens” on www.nikonrumors.com! As a “real Nikonian” I am glad that I was able to contribute my second article and many photos on Nikon Rumors! […]

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 […]

New article by Thorge Berger in Fotoforum Magazine (06/2016) “Architecture and street photography abroad” This weekend I received the highly anticipated new issue of Fotoforum Magazine, which also includes the fourth part of my series of articles on Travel Photography. The focus this time is on architecture and street photography while travelling abroad. Again, you’ll find six pages, full […]

Thorge Berger will facilitate two workshops in 2017 with a focus on ‘Travel Photography’ at the Photography School Cologne.

                      Travel photography workshops with Thorge Berger New travel photography workshops as joint venture of GRENZGANG and Kölner Fotoschule In the upcoming year (2017) I will lead two travel photography workshops which are facilitated as a joint venture of GRENZGANG and Kölner Fotoschule (Photography School Cologne). Kick off time is 17:00 on day one […]

    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 […]

Announcement of ‘Kumbh Mela’ presentation in Indian Press Department of Public Relations Madhya Pradesh publishes press release: “Kumbh Mela” presentation by Thorge Berger A couple of days ago I received a very kind but surprising email from an local Indian journalist from the Dhar District. He thanked me for my interest in the “Kumbh Mela” (the biggest festival in the world) and expressed that […]

New mini feature in “Pictures” magazine with inverted roles: this time Thorge Berger is the model not the photographer!

New article by Thorge Berger in Fotoforum Magazine (Issue 05/2016) “How to best shoot Landscape and Wildlife footage while traveling” The recent issue of Fotoforum magazine has made it this weekend to subscribers’ mailboxes. Inside, you will also find the third part of my “Travel Photography” series. This time, spread over six pages, I share all my experience in how […]

                      Thorge Berger’s article in Fotoespresso (Issue 2016/04) “Ohne Spiegel auf Safari? Das Olympus-System im Praxistest” (“On Safari yet no mirror? Road-testing the Olympus System”) In the brand new issue of Fotoespresso (2016/04), released today, you’ll an feature authored by yours truly. During my last photo trip in Southwest Africa I […]

Thorge Berger in “Indian Economy & Market” Magazine In May 2016 I travelled to Ujjain, India, to photograph once again a “Kumbh Mela” – the biggest gathering on planet Earth. Another reason for going there was. as mentioned earlier, a preparation for my live presentation which will be held February 19th, 2017 in the “Rautentrauch-Joest Museum” in Cologne, […]

                      Guest post contribution on “Kumbh Mela” at nikonrumors.com While I was cruising Namibia’s national parks I learned that my guest post on “Kumbh Mela” at www.nikonrumors.com had been published! As a real “Nikonian” I am happy (and a bit proud) to contribute to Nikon Rumors – certainly one of […]

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 […]

Thorge Berger now author for Fotoforum Magazine Feature on Travel Photography, Issue No. 3 / 2016 I highly anticipated this recent issue of the Fotoforum Magazine (03/2016). And eventually, it arrived via snail mail today. The reason why I had been so very keen? I wanted to have a look at my first ever contribution printed in the magazine. It […]