Niklas Grapatin Photographer
22.02.2018 - Hamburg
In the current issue of the ZEIT-Magazin you can find my story House Of Broken Dreams. Last year I spent 5 month in Dhaka to work on this project and I´m very happy to see it now published on 8 pages with a great layout.
Very happy about the news that my project White Noise will be exhibited at the 6th LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism in Hanover
17.02.2018 - Hamburg
My project House of Broken Dreams got a honorable mention at the Chang
International Fine Art Photo Contest. Take a look:
04.01.2018 - Hamburg
For DIE ZEIT I spent a night in the zoo. You can take a look in the current issue. For the whole set of pictures click on the picture below:
30.12.2017 - Hamburg
Very happy to see my picture from the G20-Summit in Hamburg on the cover of the current SZ-Magazine
21.12.2017 - Hamburg
Recently I was on assignment for DIE ZEIT to take a portrait of Maria Hanika. Click on the picture to see the results
18.12.2017 - Hamburg
A picture from an assignment for DIE ZEIT which I shot a few days ago
24.11.2017 - Hamburg
Today I was on assignment for Greenpeace in Hamburg.
28.10.2017 - Hamburg
In the current issue of chrismon you can find my picture from the series "White Noise", which I shot earlier this year in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
30.09.2017 - Lüneburg, Germany
Yesterday I was on assignment for Greenpeace to document a protest during a conference of the agricultural ministers in Lüneburg.
29.08.2017 - Hamburg, Germany
Happy to see that my project "House of Broken Dreams" got shortlisted for the Felix Schoeller Award in the category "Beste Nachwuchsarbeit". The story is about the disappearing cinema halls of Old Dhaka in Bangladesh. This year I spent 5 intense month working on this topic with great support of the Pathshala South Asian Media Institute. Wish me luck!
15.06.2017 - Hamburg, Germany
Back in Hamburg I´m happy to see my work twentyone published in the austrian magazin "behinderte Menschen".
06.06.2017 - Dhaka, Bangladesh
On sunday we presented our final projects, we were working on for the last couple of month. A lot of people came to watch our presentation and it was nice to see so many familar faces. After intense 5 month my time in Dhaka slowly comes to an end and I´m very grateful that I got the opportunity to be part of Pathshala and met so many great and talented people.
19.01.2017 - Dhaka, Bangladesh
I´m based in Dhaka until the mid of june. You can contact me via mail@niklasgrapatin or my local number: +880 1776-481437
Photo: Lennard Helal
28.10.2016 - Hanover
Yesterday I went to Hanover to receive the award for the third place at the SoVD-Inklusionspreis. They awarded my story "twentyone" about Sven-Erik and his daily-life growing up with down syndrome. I enjoyed the evening but the most beautiful thing was to meet Sven-Erik and his family again after a long time.
Preview of my first photobook dummy with the title "Die Kartoffelkönigin von Capri".
It´s the first time I produced a book from start to finish by my own
One of my pictures from a series about the Hafenpark in Frankfurt am Main can be found in the last issue of Frankfurter Allgemeine Woche
Now you can find me in Hamburg
One of my Planespotter can be found in the new issue of the BRASILIA magazine.
I just returned from a one week roadtrip through Poland, where I worked on a personal project. More information coming soon.
On wednesday I had an assignment for the danish newspaper Børsen on the Hanover Industry Fair.
There are some interesting approaches to use virtual reality, as you can see in the picture below.
Outtake of a shooting I did yesterday
I took new pictures for the opera singer Juliane Dennert from Hanover.
Click on the picture to have a look:
Until 07th of March I will stay in Mumbai to work on a personal project. Can´t wait to be back in this chaotic and beautiful city. During this time you can reach me via mail or phone (number coming soon) if you have any requests
Last week I took pictures of the opera director and vocal coach Axel Heil. Take a look (just click on the picture for more)
Update: Now you can see the result on Axel´s new website:
Recently I took portraits of the opera singer Juliane Dennert.
Have a look:
This year a lot has happened. In February I spend a month in Indonesia to work on a personal project about the Punk-Scene in Jakarta and Bandung. After that I moved to Frankfurt to start my six month internship at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, which
I finished some weeks ago. Now I´m back in Hanover and made this new website where you can find some fresh work.