About

Lorenz Berna is an award-winning Travel and Documentary Photographer and Photo Tour leader based in Florence, Italy when is not traveling.

He discovered a real passion for photography while backpacking Mexico in 2006.

During his travels, Lorenz aims to capture the sense of places by taking candid moments of street life, together with still images of suggestive places and landscapes.

His images have been used by brands and published in various magazines and newspapers such as  Geo, National Geographic, Forbes, and The Guardian.

He organizes and leads photo workshops in the following destinations: Ethiopia, Nepal, Bhutan, Kerala, Rajasthan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Japan, and very soon also in China, Iran, and Namibia.

Travel photographer Lorenz Berna

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:

  • PARIS INTERNATIONAL STREET PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2023: Gold Medal Winner in the “Night shoot category”
  • TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2022: Winner in the “Creative Travel” category
  • WORLD TRAVELERS COMPETITION 2022: Winning   image selected by “Steve McCurry” for Life Framer
  • VIEpa; VIENNA INTERNATIONAL PHOTO AWARD 2022 – Honorable mention in People – Portrait categories
  • BLACK & WHITE PHOTO AWARD 2022: Finalist
  • INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (IPA) 2020: 2nd Place in the Categories: People, Traditions/Culture
  • CHROMATIC AWARDS 2020: Honorable mention in the Culture category
  • MONOVISIONS  PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2020: Honorable Mention in the Travel category
  • NEUTRAL DENSITY PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2020:  Honorable Mention in the: Editorial- Documentary Category
  • THE INDEPENDENT PHOTOGRAPHER; 2020 BLACK & WHITE AWARD:  Editor Pick
  • TRIESTE PHOTO DAYS 2020 FESTIVAL: Selected Photographer
  • PHOTOGRAPHERS FORUM MAGAZINE: Finalist at the 38th Annual Spring Photography Contest
  • MOSCOW INT. PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2021: Honorable Mention