Gittings Global celebrates our first year with the man who loves Mondays – Guido Kollmeier. Whether taking grand aerial shots of the Alps, creating small moments with his grandmother, or introducing a professional to the business world, he truly appreciates the emotional connection that photography offers. Happy 1st Anniversary, Guido!
Learn more about Guido in this Q&A below.
Where are you based?
I’m based in northern Germany, in Lubeck (near Hamburg)
How many years have you been a photographer?
I have been working as a photographer since 2002.
What do you like most about being a photographer?
I love the variety of my job and the people I get to interact with.
Do you ever shoot with a film camera?
Yes, for many years. I also developed film and prints for myself.
What is your favorite vacation destination?
I love the mountains, especially the dolomites.
When did you know you wanted to be a photographer?
After finishing my studies to become a teacher I decided to make my former hobby my job. I have never regretted this decision because I love my job. I love Mondays when it is time to go back to work! 😉
What is your first memory of picking up a camera with serious intent?
Making photos for my grandmother from the people I talk about and she didn’t know.
What is your favorite aspect of portrait photography?
When you are not creating portraits for work, what kind of photography do you enjoy?
I enjoy taking aerial shots with a drone.