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Norbert Kniat was born in Aachen, Germany in 1972. After he finished school he moved to Hamburg and after one year he relocated to Vienna, Austria, where he is still living.
In the years between 1993 and 1996 Norbert was assisting several well-known international photographers like Joachim Baldauf, Peter Calvin or Markus Rössle - just to name a few of them. Since 1996 Norbert Kniat is working as a freelance photographer. He established his name successfully on the international market of beauty, fashion and people photography and works now for big campaigns like Swarovski, Vidal Sassoon, Gillette, etc.
His editorial portfolio is immense and impressive, shooting for the likes of Harpers Bazaar, Italian Vogue, MaG magazine Germany, The London Magazine, Emirates Woman Magazine, Verve Fashion Magazine, 1st Magazine Germany, Adorn Magazine, Hello Magazine India, Woman Magazine, Factice Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine India, GQ Magazine India, XM Fashion, Mojeh magazine
Awards & Achievements:
2003: silver Venus for best advertising of the year in Austria
2004: golden Venus for best advertising of the year in Austria - golden and silver Edward for best advertising of the year in Austria - selected as one of the best advertising photographers worldwide (Lürzers Archiv) - website selected as one of the 100 best in Europe - foto-review (100 selected photographers worldwide) AD-Club New York
2007: selected as one of the 200 best advertising photographers worldwide (Lürzers Archiv) 2011 - One of 200 best Advertising photographers worldwide (Lurzers Archiv)