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Born in 1964 in Kempten (Allgäu) - Germany, he started in 1981 with the Photography. As a pure autodidact he develops the knowledge and photographed only for himself and friends.
In 1996, after finishing his business studies, he moved to Madrid - Spain. There he lived and worked as a financial and managing director of various multinational companies. Life changed and also the focal points. At this stage Photography only played a role in the form of snapshots of the family.
In 2017, photography began to gain importance again. Now living again in Germany near Mannheim, he worked hard again as autodidact to learn all in the now available digital photography.

But in contrast to the past, the projects are now clearly in space and time defined. As a clear distinction from the fast-paced mobile phone snapshot world are his pictures with a few exceptions all black and white and square in format. The suggestion is through isolation, excerpts and new perspectives show the beauties and wonders of creation.

He was always inspired by Ansel Adams, who was with his books in the first stage of photographic live the “teacher”. In the new face from 2017 on he studied now also Sudek, Kenna, Giacomelli and began to develop a new way of working. Still using Zonesystem and visualisation as Adams was proclaiming now he started more using different speeds, working at night and showing movements in the photos, and he discovered the strength of negative space. Also, his tools changed. Did he work in the past a lot with zoom lenses, now he has 4 prime lenses from 18mm to 135mm and uses his feet as zoom following the rule “If a photo is not good, you have not been close enough”.

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WINNER OF PX3, Prix de la Photographie Paris

Harald Weimann of Germany was awarded Gold in the PX3 2018 Competition.

Harald Weimann of Germany was Awarded: Gold in category Fine Art for the entry entitled, " Winter scenery ." The jury selected PX3 2018’s winners from thousands of photography entries from over 85 countries. 

The "Prix de la Photographie Paris" (Px3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris.

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WINNER OF IPA 2018, International Photography Awards Los Angeles

Harald Weimann of Germany was awarded: First Place in category Fine Art, Landscape for the entry entitled, " Winter scenery ."

The International Photography Awards™ conducts an annual competition for professional, amateur, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today.
IPA is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation, 501(c) 3 non-profit, charitable foundation whose mission is to honor master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging talent and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide. The annual programming of Lucie Foundation is funded largely though the International Photography Awards, including the signature event, the Lucie Awards.

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Honorable Mention, ND Awards 2018 London

Harald Weimann of Germany was awarded: Honarable Mention in category Fine Art, Landscape for the entry entitled, " Winter scenery ."

The past couple of years have been an evident testament of the success of ND AWARDS from London on its journey towards becoming one of the most sought-after professional competitions among photographers. Our trademark is modern approach to photography coupled with respect towards tradition. In the spirit of reciprocity, at ND AWARDS, our participants are the center of the competition as this award-giving body cannot exist without its participants. The latter are just as equally important for us as we are for them. In the same vein, we illuminate the path to development as we continue to discover, inspire and find out track promotion for the best artists.

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