Berthold Klammer

Premium (Complete), near Aachen

About me

„It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Welcome, nice that you are taking some time to visit my profile...

- Start 1976 as my prior passion, membership in a photo club, own dark room
- Attendance at weekend workshops of professional photographers and teachers.
- audio visual projects with up to 4 projektors
- From 1993 until 2008 long photo break due to family and work obligations (even wanted to stop photography and sell my gear)
- 2003 first small step into digital (only family) photography
- mid of 2008, after buying a DSLR, a new startup in this wonderful hobby.

Exhibitions and projects:
- 2009 : My first own Photoexhibition in the local museum "Handwerk Ganz Nah" ("Closeup on Handcrafts")

- 2010: 10 month project documenting the work of the local Music School Düren for it's 40 year anniversary (more than 3.500 photos). 40-page publication and small photo exhibition.

- 2012: Exhibition "Christa Schmitt" was dedicated to the work of Christa Schmitt, a ceramic artist, including photo-journalistic and -documentary work from my side.

- 2012 I was asked to document the the project "9-99 Das Orchester" which is supported by a trust. Additional commission on this topic for the H.Quandt trust, Berlin.

- 2013: Lecturer for a weekend photography workshop at our local museum

- 2013 exhibition. "I Can See The Music" in "Schloss Burg, Düren" together with 2 other painters.

Since 2011 member and since 2016 member of board of the
"Fotografische Gesellschaft 1925 Düren e.V."

Comments 640

  • ann mari cris aschieri 14/04/2021 21:23

    Many thanks for your attention very appreciated.
    Greetings from Italy,  CIAo!
  • Gary Thaxton 13/04/2021 21:07

    Thank you for the thought.
  • Norbert Borowy 15/05/2020 6:58

    lieber Berthold,
    vielen Dank für Dein Interesse an meinen Fotos. Deine Kritik ist profund und sehr willkommen.
    viele Grüße
  • Valery 11/05/2020 7:00

    Excellent work in different genres of photography
  • Regs Ray 12/02/2020 14:55

    Dear Berthold, thank you for the lovely comment on my profile. I am appreciating your photos because you are a really good photographer and I always enjoy looking at them (although I haven't been on the website recently). You are an excellent photographer and your images are full of stories and spirit. Thank you for sharing them! Regina
  • Dinu Filipescu 29/09/2019 19:30

    Thank you for your appreciations and encouraging comments . I am really very grateful.
  • Gerhard H. Unterberger 04/09/2019 19:59

    Vielen Dank, Berthold. Ein Lob, von jemand der soweit gereist ist und selber so wunderbare Fotos im Portfolio hat, ist etwas, was ich sehr zu schätzen weiß und ich bedanke mich nochmals bei Dir.
    Ich wünsche Dir allzeit gutes Licht!
    Schöne Grüße aus Tirol
  • Foto Tom 19/08/2019 17:28

    Herzlichen Dank für dein Lob. Freut mich das dir die Fotos gefallen .Gruß Tom
  • Jürgen van Es 30/04/2019 9:04

    Danke für den Hinweis auf Michael Kenna.....
    Jürgen van Es
  • Andreas Holzinger 23/12/2018 22:39

    Hallo Berthold!
    Für deine zahlreichen Lobe und Kommentare möchte ich mich recht herzlich bedanken. Ich möchte die Gelegenheit wahrnehmen dir und deiner Familie ein besinnliches Weihnachtsfest und einen guten Übergang ins neue Jahr zu wünschen. 
    LG Andreas

    Tropfenfotografie Bild 23
    Tropfenfotografie Bild 23
    Andreas Holzinger
  • Selmar Perleth 16/08/2018 20:17

    Deine Chinareise war bestimmt toll. Die Bilder davon gefallen mir gut. Es ist immer wieder interessant neue Welten zu entdecken oder Bilder davon zu sehen. Als Besucher achtet man auch auf andere Dinge als die Einheimischen und macht Bilder aus dem eigenen Blickwinkel.
  • Prisma-photo 13/06/2018 20:40

    Many thanks for your visit to and comments to my photos !
    You have a very interesting gallery, with a strong human content, but also an aesthetic approach. I like it !
    Best regards,
  • Dinu Filipescu 09/06/2018 11:57

    Thanks for visiting my gallery leavingyour your comments.I appreciate it a lot.
  • dolphine 05/04/2018 19:50

    Magnificent gallery, dear master! Especially I liked the album "Music & Concert".
    Thank you, I enjoyed it!
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- over 40 years Nikon user (film and later digital) including a set of numerous lenses
- after getting older and backache when carrying the Nikon photo gear I decided 2014 to downsize to Fujifilm gear step by step. Now shooting only with Fijifilm.