Berlin School of Photography offers photography courses and photo tours designed to learn a new skill and to live and explore Berlin through the eye of the camera. We do assignments at major attraction sites, but also step out of the tourist path to explore the real Berlin. Our trainers share their local knowledge and latest Berlin tips with you. The courses are designed to be hands on, 70% practical, 30% theory, held in English and German, in which we understand and respond to the client’s individual needs. Our vision is to explore the wonderful world of photography and the charme of Berlin. The clients get the maximum inspiration, motivation and pleasure out of their participation in order to make it an unforgettable Berlin experience.
Bettina von Kameke – Founder and Director
Bettina is a professional portrait and documentary Photographer. Her work investigates enclosed communities, their life, rituals and identities. In the last couple of years she lived in different communities, observed and experience their way of life.
For example she travelled on a container ship from England to South Africa; lived in an enclosed order of Benedictine Nuns; traveled with a Circus through the Czech Republic; explored a community of male prisoners at HMP Wormwood Scrubs and many more. She has exhibited worldwide, in London, New York and Berlin. She worked together with well-established names in London, like The Photographers Gallery, Thomas Heatherwick ,V&A Museum, and many more.
Also Bettina is a coach and a teacher. She has been a trainer at the London School of Photography. Her unique personal approach and the willingness to experiment with a range of ideas, methods and approaches create an atmosphere where the students, any age, any background and any level of experience, are inspired and get the maximum pleasure out of their participation.
More about Bettinas work
Eran Wolff – Trainer
Eran just loves photography. He loves the process and complexity to catch the right moment and also the patience it requires to capture that moment. The beauty of the decisive moment is that it doesn’t need any explanation. Eran knows nearly every corner of Berlin. For many years he has been working on a project ‘Urban Poetry’ where he has been searching for ruins around the city.
Eran studied Art and Photography in Camera Obscura – School of Arts, Tel Aviv, in Israel. Continued his studies at the Fotografie am Schiffbauerdamm in the class of well-known German photographer Arno Fischer.
Lately he has teamed up with Stjepan Sedlar to create various bodies of work.
Dorothea Tuch – Trainer
Dorothea is a Berlin-based photographer whose expressive portraits blend sober objectivity with empathy. Dorothea’s work includes fashion and stage photography as well as portraits of dancers and actors before and behind the scenes.
She masters the art of finding the poetic element of every subject, however hidden it might seem.
More about Doro’s work