Awards

02.02.2021: TIFA Tokyo International Photo Awards 2020: Honorable Mention Award for „There is a way“ in Fine Art / Landscape, „In the darkest hours“ in Fine Art / Special Effects, Series „Silence“ in Fine Art Special Effects, Series „Urban Elements“ in Editorial Photo Essay

11.12.2020: BIFA Budapest International Foto Awards 2020 - "Antimatter” was awarded  with Gold in Fine Art, Category Special Effects. "In the darkest hours" was awarded  with Honorable Mention in Fine Art, Category Landscape."Stay at home" was awarded  with Honorable Mention in Fine Art, Other.

22.11.2020: ND Neutral Density Awards 2020 - “Antimatter” was awarded  with Honorable Mention in Fine Art, Category Photomanipulation. The series “Frames, Part 2” was awarded with Honorable Mention in Special, Category Open Theme. The series “Silence” was awarded with Honorable Mention in Special, Open Theme. The series “On the streets of Solitude”was awarded with Honorable Mention in Editorial, Daily life.

26.10.2020: IPA - International Photography Awards 2020 USA / Los Angeles: Three artworks and photographs (“Antimatter”, “Stay at home”, “The day before”, and three series: “Frames”, series “In unknown worlds of the subconscious” and the series “The world and everyone we haven’t known”) have been awarded with eight Honorable Mentions.

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Silver" in Fine Art/Digitally Enhanced for "Lockdown"

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Honorable Mention" for the photojournalistic documentary series "On the Streets of Solitude" in the category "Press/Feature Story"

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Honorable Mention" for the photojournalistic documentary series "On the Streets of Solitude" also in the category "Fine Art/Other“

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Honorable Mention" Fine Art/Digitally Enhanced for "The Day Before”

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Honorable Mention" Fine Art/Digitally Enhanced for "The Lost Heart"

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Honorable Mention" Special / Smartphone Photography for the series "By the Lake, in the Forest and in the Meadow"

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Honorable Mention" Fine Art / Collage for "You never walk Alone"

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Honorable Mention" in Special / Special Effects for "Corona-App"

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Honorable Mention" in Fine Art/Digitally Enhanced for "Moonwalk"

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Bronze" in Special / Others Special for "Antimatter"

08.09.2020: PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020: "Honorable Mention" in Fine Art/Digitally Enhanced also for "Antimatter"

26.7.2020: MONOVISIONS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2020: The photograph "Corona-APP" has been granted with Honorable Mention in Category Abstract.

26.7.2020: MONOVISIONS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2020: The photograph "Tired Hero" has been granted with Honorable Mention in Category People

15.6.2020: Siena Creatve Photo Awards 2020: „In the darkest hours“ has been awarded: Commended in Category Nature & Landscape.

2.6.2020: MIFA Moscow International Foto Awards: „In the darkest hours“ has been awarded MIFA Bronze 2020 in Category: Nature/Trees

2.6.2020: MIFA Moscow International Foto Awards: The series "In unknown worlds of the subconscious" has been awarded MIFA Bronze 2020 in Category: Fine Art - Special Effects

2.6.2020: MIFA Moscow International Foto Awards 2020: Honorable Mention 2020 for “You never walk alone” in Category: Fine Art - Collage

2.6.2020: MIFA Moscow International Foto Awards 2020: Honorable Mention 2020 for “Antimatter” in Category: Fine Art - Collage

2.6.2020: MIFA Moscow International Foto Awards 2020: Honorable Mention 2020 for “Stay at Home” in Category: Fine Art - Special Effects

27.5.2020: IPA - International Photography Awards One Shot / Movement Photo Contest 2020: "Corona-App" has been awarded with Honorable Mention

27.5.2020: IPA - International Photography Awards One Shot / Movement Photo Contest 2020: "Antimatter" has been awarded with Honorable Mention

27.5.2020: IPA - International Photography Awards One Shot / Movement Photo Contest 2020: "An uncertain future“ has been awarded with Honorable Mention

27.5.2020: IPA - International Photography Awards One Shot / Movement Photo Contest 2020: "Outrun yesterday“ has been awarded with Honorable Mention

2019: Monovisions Awards 2019: Honorable Mention for "Man at the end of the corridor"

2019: Monovisions Awards 2019: Honorable Mentions for "From Darkness to Light...."

2019: Nominee with the series "Loneliness in the realm of light and darkness": FAPA - Fine Art Photography Awards, category: Night Photography.

2019: One work was awarded at BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL PHOTO AWARDS Winner: Bronze: Category: Fine Art Special Effects Professional BIFA 2019 "From Darkness to Light...."

2019: Award Fresh19 Bronze Reportage / London. The winning entries are from the album "The World and Everyone We Haven´t Known". This is a recognition for Michael's work of portraying human conditions in a very human and touching way.

2019: Award Fresh19 / London Carbon. Category Portraiture. "There are still shadows in and around me after the war in Afghanistan, but the warming lights of loved ones on my skin give hope...."

Antimatter
Outrun yesterday
Moonwalk
An uncertain future
Corona-App
Lookdown
On the streets of solitude #3
Still closed (Weßling)
In the darkest hours / Gauting
The lost heart
The day before
Afghan Refugee

Winning images from the series “Frames”

Winning images from the series “Silence”