In 1997, before starting his photographic studies at University of Essen-Duisburg, Germany, his eye was drawn to concentration camps in Germany and Poland, which he extensively worked on while being an intern at VISUM Photo Agency, Germany.
In 1998 he worked in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Burma, before becoming a press photographer intern at "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" in 2000.
Finishing his 2nd studies at FAS-Berlin until 2006 , he worked in Poland, postwar Bosnia, and extensively in Cambodia for 3 years. From 2007 to 2009 he moslty worked in China, as well as Burma and Kosovo.
He relocated to Bangkok in 2010.
In 2016 he joined Redux Pictures as contributing photographer.