Member of:
VG Bild-Kunst, Freelens e.V. and Fotobus Society

Ingmar Björn Nolting (1995) lives and works as a freelance photographer in Leipzig, Germany. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Photography from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Dortmund. His work focuses on long-term photo essays that, as seen in ‘Hinter Fassaden’ (2016–2019), ´The Dream of the Poets´ (2019–2020), ‘Kolyma, oh Kolyma’ (2020) and ‘Measure and Middle (2020)‘, deal with issues of social, geographical and geopolitical isolation. Ingmar is a dreamer. And a doer.

He is a founding member of DOCKS Collective for humanist photography.

He is based in Leipzig and is available for assignments, feel free to request.

Ingmar’s work has been published in TIME Magazine,, ZEIT Magazin, The Sunday Times, STERN, Brand Eins, ZEIT, ZEIT Campus, Geolino, DUMMY, fluter, SZ Familie, NZZ, Nido, Focus, ZEIT Online, Spiegel Online, DBmobil, krautreporter, Emerge Magazin for young Photojournalism, PDNedu, …

Awards and Mentions (selected):
︎︎︎Hansel-Mieth Award, Nominee
︎︎︎Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards, Winner
︎︎︎VG Bildkunst Stipendium, Grant Winner
︎︎︎PORTRAITS — Hellerau Photography Award, Finalist
︎︎︎German Youth Photography Award, Grand Prize Winner


︎︎︎BFF Förderpreis, Grant Winner  
︎︎︎Gomma Grant, Shortlist
︎︎︎Alexia Foundation, Student Grant, Shortlist
︎︎︎Otto-Steinert-Preis, Honorable Mention
︎︎︎Fujifilm Young Talent Award, Finalist
︎︎︎ND Awards, Documentary, Silver
︎︎︎Athens Photo Festival, Shortlist
︎︎︎New Generation Prize at PHmuseum Grant, Honorable Mention
︎︎︎PDNedu, Portraiture, Honorable Mention

︎︎︎Emerge Visual Journalism Grant, Winner
︎︎︎OKS Portfolio Review Night, selected
︎︎︎Vonovia Award for Photography, Newcomer Award, Finalist
︎︎︎LuganoPhotoDays Emerging Award, Finalist
︎︎︎Canon Masterclass, Visa pour l’image, Perpignan, selected

︎︎︎Vonovia Award for Photography, Newcomer Award, Winner
︎︎︎Felix Schoeller Photo Award, Best ︎︎︎Emerging Photographer, Shortlist
︎︎︎Kolga Award, Best Documentary, Nominated
︎︎︎Kolga Award, Newcomer Award, Finalist
︎︎︎NikonNOOR-Workshop, C/O Berlin, selected

︎︎︎German Youth Photography Award, Awardee

︎︎︎Scholarship, granted by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF)