Torsten Hoffmann

Torsten Andreas Hoffmann is a photographer, author and also runs photoworkshops. He was born in Düsseldorf, Germany. He studied art education majoring in photography at the art college in Braunschweig. His photographic travels have taken him to India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nepal, Turkey, the USA, United Emirates and the Sahara Desert. His work has been shown at many individual and group exhibitions in advanced galleries, and over 20 books of his photographs have been published. He achieved international attention through his work of New York ( 3 books and art calendars ), specially through his silent approach about 9/11/2001, which was published in many magazines.

Since 2003 he has regularly written articles on picture design in international magazines.

His book "The art of black and white photography" was published in 6 languages, and got a nomination for the German Photobook Award.

His latest book "photography as meditation" relates photography to the Japanese Zen philosophy. It has got nomination for German Photobook Award too.

His work is present in different German collections.

He is a member of the Munich photographic agency "LOOK", The "BBK Frankfurt" and he was elected as a member of the German Photographic Association.

He lives near Frankfurt and Goslar, Germany

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