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Artist Gallery Sur Photography of Big Sur, Carmel, Pebble Beach


An example of fine art by Gallery Sur Photography of Big Sur, Carmel, Pebble Beach

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Biography


German-born Klaus Tiedge has been a prominent figure in the field of commercial photography for more than 20 years, having worked in numerous countries including India, Japan, Brazil and the USA. In 2001 Klaus moved to South Africa and settled down in Cape Town taking full advantage of the thriving fashion industry and optimal conditions that the region is renowned for.
By 2008, the beauty and diversity of the African continent inspired Tiedge to shelve his commercial endeavors and pursue his passion for fine art photography. In addition to his stunning wildlife imagery, Tiedge is well known for his sensitive series of stylized “on location” portraits of the Himba and Zemba people in North Eastern Namibia and a portfolio on the ageless beauty of single baobab trees.
He has created limited edition wildlife photographs with a unique stylized quality to them. Tiedge displays the distinct ability to give equal attention to the animals and the environment in which they live. His impressions portray the animal as if it is being photographed for the front cover of a glossy magazine. Qualities of master lighting, brilliant composition and technical perfection are emblematic of an artist who has obviously done his time in the commercial arena.
 I have always been driven by curiosity and the desire to travel the world. My fascination is underpinned with questions such as: “what is life like for others and how do other people live on our planet, how diverse is nature and what else is out there and beyond? Pursuing answers to these questions has led me on numerous photo trips to India, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Mexico, Australia, USA, Brazil and Ecuador. The lens becomes my eyes and I literally devour my experiences and  document them forever. My curiosity for Africa hasn’t abated as I find myself traveling more than ever. Whether portraying her people, animals or [...]

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