Saskia Uppenkamp | Photographer
I am Saskia, born in ’81, happy in Berlin since 2004, except during the winter. Then I’m drawn to warm places around the world. Since my 18th birthday vegetarian by heart, I love iced latte with oat milk and, of course, photography. I have not been taking pictures since I was in kindergarten. Moving images fascinated me at first. After graduating from high school, first stop film industry, career choice camerawoman. 10 years as a clapper loader, focus puller and operator, more than 50 German and international movie and advertising productions. At the age of 30 I knew I’ve had enough of the film camera for now, I needed a new challenge: I studied photography at the ‘Neue Schule für Fotografie’ in Berlin, graduating in 2014 under the guidance of Eva Bertram. I was able to gain practical experience as assistant to the photographers Jan von Holleben and Benno Kraehahn.
Since 2014 I have been working as a freelance photographer in the fields of portrait & reportage. Always on the search for people with stories. All my heart goes into artist portraiture or reportages on sustainable topics. Alternative concepts of living interest me in a special way. I also serve the field of business & corporate photography and watch people with my camera at big corporate events. My pictures have been published in magazines like ‘The Wall Street Journal’ and ‘Lufthansa Magazin’.
Awards & Exhibitions
2023 – ‘LOOK AT ME NOW’ European Month Of Photography – Group Exhibition Female Photoclub Berlin
2022 – Project funding ‘SO MANY WAYS’ by Stiftung Kulturwerk VG Bild-Kunst
2022 – Ocean.Now! IN YOUR FACE Exhibition – UN Ocean Conference, Lisbon
2021 – Ocean.Now! IN YOUR FACE Exhibition – Berlin Photo Week 2021
2021 – SPEKTREN Group exhibition of the Female Photoclub
2021 – ‘RUMMELSBURGER BUCHT’ shown in the permanent exhibition of Museum Lichtenberg Berlin
2019 – Islands of Utopia shows ‘Rummelsburger Bucht’ – Group Exhibition by ‘Museum der Subkulturen’
2018 – Group Exhibition ‘Perspektiven #3’ at Neue Schule für Fotografie – Berlin
2016 – Winner of The Professional Imagers Club Award for Young Professionals
2014 – Group Exhibition ‘SOWIESO’ At Neue Schule für Fotografie
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Clients & References
The Wall Street Journal * Unicredit * Berliner Sparkasse * ReBuy * CHOCO * Elektrolux/AEG * Lufthansa Magazin * Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit * Zalando * EWS Energiewendemagazin * My Little Box Deutschland * Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft * Siemens * Weber Bank Diskurs Magazin * Lufthansa Magazin * VDA Verband Deutscher Automobilhersteller * DEGES * Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung * Pro Agro e.V. * Rockstone Real Estate * HWP Handwerkspartner AG * Schneider Weisse * Witness This * Arte Magazin * Sigal & Sapiro Real Estate * Mashup Communications * Trend Wirtschaftsmagazin * On&Offer * Ono Labs * Brandwatch * LG * DKV * Target Global * Schnittker Möllmann Partners * The Hundert * Business Insider * Leetchi * Labyrinth Of Lies Exhibition * Epic Games * Contiamo * Fuxblau * Wintergarten Varieté * Spryker * Project A * i2X * Manager Magazin * HypoVereinsbank Berlin * Natur Magazin * T-Systems Best Practice * Zitty Berlin * Berlin Valley * Artlake Festival * Feel Festival * TIP Berlin * Caritas * Universität der Künste Berlin *