: Hamburg: Frank Wartenberg

Frank P. Wartenberg is an international photographer based in Hamburg and New York. His focus is on high quality fashion, beauty, people and celebrity photography.

He began his career in 1990 with work for international magazines including Elle, Stern, Vanity Fair and Harper's Bazaar. Amongst his clients are companies like Bloomingdale's, Harrods, Logitech, Nikon, Mercedes-Benz, S.Oliver and Wella. Over recent years, many celebrities have posed in front of his lens, including German TV personalities, top models and Hollywood stars such as Jessica Alba and Naomi Campbell.

Photography is Frank's passion. He portrays his subjects with a masterful technical ability and remarkable aesthetic appeal. Vivid compositions of colour and light typify his striking photographs. He achieves unique visual effects and leaves his audience ample room for their own interpretations.

"I chose photography because I loved it, and that's the most important thing in the world for me," says Frank. "I never want to lose that feeling, otherwise I'll lose myself. If you want to succeed, you have to love what you do."

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