Thomas is a German photographer and communication designer, based in Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia.

After Highschool he was trained as a businessman in the steel and wire rope industry. Soon he realised his real passion and started working as a photographer and communication designer since 1998. After studying visual communication at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences, he founded the location agency Most Wanted GmbH with partners and later the agency Iconworx. He was responsible for the research, presentation and filming of locations as well as being direction-manager for cinema, advertising and TV productions.

Since 2003 he has been the urban photographer and communication designer at Herne’s press office, responsible for the publications of the municipal press and public relations. Furthermore, he takes care of the design and media-technical advice to all departments and the city’s subsidiaries.

In addition to his tasks at the city of Herne, he works as freelancer for projects in the areas of communication design, web and corporate design and as photographer with focus on reportage, editorial, corporate and people.

Other Qualifications:

Specialist in image and moving image communication, (Deutsche Presseakademie)

Bombay Flying Club (Poul Madsen and Henrik Kastenskov), Webdocumentary & interactive Storytelling“, Akademie für Publizistik, Hamburg

Clients / Media (Selection):

SPIEGEL- online



Markenfilm, Hamburg

Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung

Graniet Fim, Niederlande

Metropole Ruhr

Herner Sparkasse


Familiengerechte Kommune e.v., Bochum

AAP – Deutsche Vereinigung für Atemrhythmisch Angepasste Phonation

Sprechstudio Uwe Schürmann, Holzwickede

Emschertal-Museum, Herne

adhoc Verlag, Herne

Herne2010 mittendrin


Stimmcoachings, Dortmund

Das Stadtmagazin ‚inHerne

Mitarbeitermagazin der Stadt Herne, “DurchBlick“

“ID 55“- Magazin, Herne

Post & Welters Architekten und Stadtplaner, “Wettbewerb Aktuell’‘

“Tours“ Magazin für Abenteuerreisen

Bitmarck Holding GmbH-Online, Essen

Bitmarck Holding GmbH-Online, Kundenzeitschrift “eins/null“, Essen