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Photography Expedition to Kerala, South India –  January 10 – 20, 2018 A photo trip – travelling in ‘God’s own Country’ – Kerala When I was in Kerala for the first time in January 2015, I was traveling with Marc Ludwig from FotoTV.de. Back then,  I was stunned by this beautiful state in southern India with its friendly people, fascinating cultural treasures and lush landscapes. […]

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

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 […]

Participant’s Testimonial: Rik Plompen – Myanmar Photography Expedition 2015 Rik joined me on the Photography Expedition in Myanmar in December 2015. Here is his feedback … “I enjoyed the smaller size of the group a lot. We had a great atmosphere and there was lots to learn. Not only from Thorge, but also from the other group members. […]

                        Art Wolfe Retrospective “Earth Is My Witness” in Germany The world’s first retrospective of this legendary travel and nature photographer will take place in Germany! Art Wolfe is certainly one of my personal “heroes” in terms of travel and nature photography. Naturally I am more than happy that […]

                    Photo Seminar “Travel Photography” at GRENZGANG Photo Academy was a Success! November 8th 2015,  I debuted as tutor at the GRENZGANG Photo Academy in Cologne, presenting my photo seminar “Travel Photography”. 54 participants showed up – and stayed, for 4 hours! In the end, there even was some […]

                  New Video-Tutorial at FotoTV: “Optimize your Camera Settings for Travel Photography” Tips from Thorge Berger On October 16th 2015, my new video tutorial has been released at FotoTV. In this feature I explain how I make use of DSLR adjustment options for travel photography  … The “back button focus feature”, and why I love […]

        Thorge Berger as expert in the studio of WDR5 show “LebensArt” On October 14th 2015 I will be a studio guest at the WDR5 show “LebensArt”. The topic will be “How to deal with your holiday pictures” and I will be present as an expert for travel photography. The show will be aired from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. […]

                  New Video-Tutorial at FotoTV.: “Be well prepared with Thorge Berger” Plan your Travel Photography with a Mindmap Yesterday (23.09.2015), a new video tutorial was published at FotoTV. In this tutorial I am introducing my ‘favorite planning tool’ – my secret weapon if you want – to prepare a photo expedition … How can I make sure […]

  “The Salt of the Earth” A movie by Wim Wenders about Sebastião Salgado When I first heard that Wim Wenders would do a documentary movie about Sebastião Salgado I felt ambiguous. On the one hand I was keen to see a movie about this extraordinary photographer. On the other hand I was skeptical if […]

Parents and their Children „The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship.“ – James E. Faust I believe that this very special relationship between parents and their children is visible frequently. Sometimes it can give you fantastic opportunities for double portraits. For that reason I like to […]

                First Video on FotoTV. is online: “Travel Photographer Thorge Berger demonstrates the photo equipment he uses on a photo trip to India” Yesterday (04.08.) the first video with me (Thorge Berger) as one of  the contributing photographers at FotoTV. went online. It is a so-called “equipment movie”. For most people […]

Participants Testimonial Photography Expedition Bhutan 2012 – Paul Piebinga Paul joined me on the Photo Expedition in Bhutan in September/Oktober 2012. Here is some of his feedback … “The Bhutan photography expedition was one of the most profound and well organised trips I’ve done. Thorge assembled a motivated group of photographers, and we travelled through Bhutan on […]

“Hands are telling stories …” – A photographic love affair I love portraying people. But what also intrigued me ever since I started were their hands! There’s a reason why we say „Hands are telling stories …“ And indeed I strongly believe that you not only can ‘read’ a lot in the face of someone but also when you take […]

                          ATTENTION! This photo workshop is almost sold out! Photo Workshop “Travel Photography” with Thorge Berger at the GRENZGANG Photo Academy Plan, experience, enthuse! When: Sunday, November 8th 2015 from 10:00 am until 13:30 pm Where: Studio Dumont – Breite Straße 72 – 50667 Köln Tutor: Thorge Berger Language: […]

                        Thorge Berger is a tutor for photography workshops at the GRENZGANG Academy From November 2015 onwards I will be working as a tutor for the GRENZGANG Photography Academy. The first workshop will be held on Sunday, November 8th 2015 and will focus on “Travel Photography”. The event will start at 10:00 […]

                            For the past 15 years now, starting out in 2000, I work full time as self employed professional trainer, coach and consultant in the field of personal development (HR), facilitating workshops and seminars with various different topics. Mainly I am coaching executives, and provide consultancy to organizations regarding their further (personal) […]

                      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 […]

Participants Testimonial Photography Expedition Bhutan 2014 – Patrick Ohler Patrick joined me on the Photography Expedition in Bhutan in March 2014. Here is his feedback … „One definite highlight of the trip was the photo shoot at a primary school! Apart from that I especially enjoyed the intercommunication within the group. Particularly having the opportunity to ‘look […]

                                Recommended Exhibition: “From Bhutan to Burma” by Patrick Ohler My good friend and photo buddy Patrick Ohler is organizing his first exhibition. And it doesn’t come too soon, that’s for sure! 😉 Patrick is a great photographer, and, for the first time, 12 […]

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 […]