Daniel Samanns

Born in 1968 in Düsseldorf / Germany,  Daniel Samanns gains his first photographic experiences in Fashion-, Commercial- and Still Life Photography. At the beginning of the 90ies still completly analogue in all formats, since 1997 exceptional digital.

The colorful world of Beauty Fashion and Commercials is exchanged by Photo-Journalism. From 1996 until 2000 at Axel-Springer-Verlag in Düsseldorf, then in Munich. With ddp news agency he works since 2000.

As founding member of the successful munich photo gallery Pantarhei he organises and curates much observed exhibitions.

From 2002 until 2007 Daniel is freelance photographer for german Focus Magazin while handling assignments for other clients and news magazins, as well.

Reporting Correspondent in South East Asia for about one year, Daniel moved to Berlin in 2008 which is still his home base for assignments as freelance photographer.

Daniel´s Passion for the Collodion Wet Plate Process attracts him that much since 2011 , that meanwhile the steadily growing interest brings him assignments with this wonderful historic technique.