Marek Vogel was born in Frankfurt am Main. After high school he studied political science at Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe- University in Frankfurt. Beside his studies he worked regularly as a freelance photographer for the daily newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau. Through this side-job he soon found out for certain, that working with a camera was more fascinating. So Marek decided to attend the prestigious Academy of Photographic Design in Munich. He graduated in 1995. Since then to he works as a freelance photographer among others for Stern, Spiegel, SZ Magazine, Schöner Wohnen, Monocle, Nido, Capital, BMW Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. For german design companies as Mutabor Factor Design and HW design Marek produced annual reports, features and documentaries. Other clients are Deutsche Telekom, Commerzbank, DKV, smart, Bertelsmann, Swisscom, Coop (CH), Fraport AG, KUKA AG and Swiss Tourism.Marek's photographic work is always focussing the people: his portraits or reports are characterized by a clear composition and a strong emotional force. For his work Marek received several awards, among others the Danner Award for Photography.Marek lives with his wife and two children in Munich.
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