Born 1986 in Rüdersdorf near Berlin and raised in Buckow Märkische Schweiz. 2007 - 2011 studied Dipl.-Kommunikationsdesign (degree with honors) at the Berliner Technische Kunstschule (BTK). From 2009 to 2011 Master graduate and student of the American Fine Art photographer, lecturer and mentor James Higginson. Since 2009 intensive engagement with socio-political topics in artistically staged photographs, films, publications, projects and events. Since 2011 freelance photographer, art director and motion designer. 2012 Foundation of the company SOMMERREICH / Art Direction Studios for staged photography, film and design. Since 2013 member of the professional association for freelance photographers and film designers e.V. (BFF). Since 2014 On Air Designer 6 Art Director at Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg rbb for Animation, Photography & Design.