Werner Bokelberg is a German photographer known for his work in fashion, advertising, and portraiture photography. Born on November 7, 1937, in Hamburg, Germany, Bokelberg began his career in the early 1960s and quickly gained prominence for his innovative and artistic approach to photography.
Throughout his career, Bokelberg has worked with many renowned magazines, such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Stern, creating iconic images that have helped shape the visual language of the fashion and advertising industries. He has also photographed numerous celebrities, including Romy Schneider, Mick Jagger, and Salvador Dalí, capturing their unique personalities and contributing to their public personas.
Bokelberg's photography often combines a sense of sophistication with a playful and experimental spirit. His work has been characterized by his ability to capture the essence of his subjects and the atmosphere of the moment. He is highly regarded for his technical skills, as well as his creative vision and ability to connect with his subjects.
In addition to his work in fashion and advertising, Bokelberg has also been involved in several personal projects and exhibitions, showcasing his diverse talents as a photographer. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world, and he has received numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to the field of photography.