JOERG BOETHLING | photography & pictures

About JOERG BOETHLING | photography & pictures

The photo archive on this website may be searched with english or german keywords in the white search field!

If you search doesn´t match, you may contact me as not all images are online yet.

It is possible to license images directly online for immediate downloads after paying by paypal.

You may also register yourself here with email, name and own password for a own buyer account
to use lightboxes, shopping carts or downloads.

Please note: Image downloads whether  low- or hires are generally enabled! Only after usage agreement
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Royalties for usage of photos can be negotiated, multi purpose use and discounts are possible.

About Joerg Boethling,
born 1963,  started photography in 1985 on voyages as seaman on cargo vessels to Africa and Asia.

1992 studies Visual Communication/Documentary Photography at the Fine Art College HfbK in Hamburg.
I have worked as photographer with agenda PG
, a group of independent photographers and journalists, from 1995 to 2012.
Since 2012 I am freelance photographer
based in Hamburg/Germany.

I am working worldwide and focusing on subjects like rural development, sustainable agriculture, fair trade, environment,
social issues, renewable energy, economy, migration, labour, globalization, religion, culture and others.

My clients are international aid and developing agencies, NGO´s, companies, magazines and newspapers.

Working fields:

Photo documentations of development and aid projects
Photo reports, photo reportage, storytelling, also together with writers
Portrait photography
Photography for companies
Event photography
Multimedia projects, web films: Burkina Faso view here or Tanzania view here
Exhibition projects
Images for flyer, websites, booklets and books
Image Archive


in Guardian, New Internationalist, NZZ, NZZ Folio, WOZ, Tagesanzeiger, Datum, taz,
Sueddeutsche, Die Zeit, Stern, brand eins, mare, Handelsblatt, ftd, Neue Energie, Natur, Geolino, merian,
PM magazin, annabelle, missio Magazin, Kontinente, weltsichten, Menschen, Spiegel, focus, E+Z, rural21, LUX etc.

References and publications you also may view in PORTFOLIO on this website.

I have worked in:

Western Europe, Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey

Lebanon, Jordan, Qatar, Syria

Angola, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi,
Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunesia,
Uganda, Zambia

Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, INDIA, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines,
Sri Lanka, Thailand

Brazil, Uruguay, USA