Ole Witt realizes documentary long-term projects and works as a freelance photographer in Berlin. He studied photojournalism and documentary photography at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hanover. In 2017, he received a scholarship to study „Photography Design“ at the national Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India. His work has been published in magazines like Stern, Spiegel or Wired and has been exhibited at several international festivals. Ole Witt is among the finalists of different photography awards. With his work „Help Desk – Random Acts of Administration“ he wins the Kolga Newcomer Award in 2018. Since 2019, in addition to his work as a photographer, he works as a freelance photo editor for various projects.


  • Stern
  • Spiegel
  • Spiegel Online
  • Wired.com
  • t3n Magazin
  • Frankfurter Allgemeinen Sonntagszeitung
  • FAZ
  • Cicero
  • Brasilia Magazin
  • ostpol.de
  • Centaur
  • XLSemanal
  • Brasilia Magazin
  • Baumeister – das Architektur Magazin
  • nd – die Woche
  • greenpeace magazin
  • Taz.Futurzwei
  • Brigitte Magazin
  • Technology Review


  • Athens Photo Fest / Main Program
  • Lumix Festival, Hannover
  •  Photo London
  • Visa pour l´image OFF
  • Kaunas Photo 2018
  • Zunkunftswerkstatt Ihme-Zentrum, Soloexhibition, Hannover
  • Young Photobook, Braunschweig
  • The Library Project, Dublin
  • GeoArt Gallery Berlin / Kolga Winners Exhibition
  • IED – Instituto Europeo di Design, Madrid
  • Triennial of Photography, Hamburg
  •  Foto Leggendo, Roma
  • Organ Vida – International Photography Festival
  • International Photoszene Köln
  • Photobook Week Aarhus
  • Group Exhibition, Lichtblick Cologne
  • The Tokyo Art Book Fair


  • Kolga Newcomer Award 2018
  • VGH-Fotopreis Finalist 2018 / 2021
  • Lensculture Exposure Award Finalist
  • Der Neue BFF-Förderpreis 2019, Finalist

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