Niklas Grapatin Photographer
21.12.2018 - Hamburg
For Capital Magazin I took a portrait of Ulf Osmers at the Glinde Werk close to Hamburg. You can find all pictures and the whole story in the latest issue
30.11.2018 - Hamburg, Sasel
I was on assignment for DIE ZEIT to photograph an area in Sasel where a home
for refugees should be build, but the local residents try to prevent it.
21.10.2018 - Hamburg
For the company FerroPharma I took portraits of the staff
24.10.2019 - Rostock
Last weekend I was on assignment for the agency STRAUB&STRAUB to photograph the opening of a branch of GEHE in Rostock-Laage.
01.10.2018 - Hamburg
I´m very happy to be nominated for the Greenpeace Photo-Award 2018.
The online-voting started today:
03.09.2018 - Perpignan
Tomorrow is the opening of our exhibition at the Visa pour l'image in Perpignan. My series "White Noise" will be shown together with other beautiful work from Hanover.
The exhibition can be seen until Saturday the 8th of September daily from 10am till 6pm.
La Salle des Libertés
Rue Edmond Bartissol 3
22.08.2018 - Hamburg
For Spiegel-WISSEN I visited people who find silence in nature.
The whole story is out now in the current issue.
17.07.2018 - Hamburg
My series "White Noise" got published in the Financial Times Magazine (print and online). For the online-article visit: The toxic skies of of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka
30.04.2018 - Hamburg
This picture from my series "House Of Broken Dreams" is now part of the art collection of the swiss lawyer and art collector Peter Nobel
27.04.2018 - Hamburg
For a few weeks I documented journalist Moritz Gerlach during an intense self-experiment and discovered a lot of crazy ways to stay in shape. Check out the
current issue of SPIEGEL-Wissen for the whole story, published on 9 pages.
19.03.2018 - Hamburg
In the french photography magazine 6mois you can find an interviews with Rolf Nobel and one picture from my series "White Noise" among other great projects.
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 the6th 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
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.
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.
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
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.