Volker
Steger
is a freelance visualizer of science and technology
based in Munich.

Clients are popular science magazines and a number of companies, universities and research organisations.

He, naively, still beleives that science is the best way
we have to understand the world. And he hopes that good science images can make it look just as cool as it is!
Innovative Imaging

2011:
interactive, multimedia spherical panoramas in science journalism

2010:
Science in the First Person: Multimedia presentations for Princeton University

2006:
Nobel Drawings: Conceptual photography
project with Nobel laureates

2004:
First full-body MR scans of sports personalities
for Bild (a German tabloid) and Siemens

2001:
Project to print 3D microscopic data at MIT

2000 – 2001:
Knight Fellow for Science Journalism at MIT in Cambridge/Massachusetts

1999:
Action shots of insects eating each other with
a scanning electron microscope for Discover Managine (USA)

1998:
First 3D electron microscopic image on a
magazine cover in Europe.
Curriculum Vitae

1997:
Member of the Science Photo Library in London/UK

since 1995:
Freelance science photography

1988 - 89 :
Work with Manfred Kage, a leading photomicrographer

1987:
Photojournalistic work with Willy Pragher, a Bauhaus-trained photographer

Education, Awards, Fellowships

2010:
Talk at Princetun University, USA on Science Photography in a new media environment

2009:
Coporate Photo of the Year (OBS award, Germany)

2007:
LEAD AWARD, still-life photograph of the year

2000:
Knight Fellow for science journalism at MIT

2000:
Visuell award of the German Press for science photography

1996:
Leica Award for science photography

1989-1992:
Biology studies at Tübingen University (BA)
Editorial Work

1992 – 95:
Photo editor of Germany's most popular science magazine, bild der wissenschaft.

1987:
Photo editing at Peter Arnold stock photo agancy in New York
Curriculum Vitae

since 1995:
Freelance science photography

2000 – 2001:
Knight Fellow for Science Journalism at MIT in Cambridge/Massachusetts

1997:
Member of the Science Photo Library in London/UK

1988 – 89:
Work with Manfred Kage, a leading photomicrographer

1987:
Photojournalistic work with Willy Pragher, a Bauhaus-trained photographer
Press

Interview with Volker Steger
in Der Spiegel »

Article on Volker Steger in
the NewScientist

Volker Steger wins the
LEAD AWARD 2007

Inside the story. Martha
Henry from the MIT Knight Fellowship interviews former fellow Volker Steger about why he chose to produce a book about bugs.