« About Bettina
Work History 2010/2011 Focus on film stills photography for movie and TV productions, member of the International Photographers Guild IATSE Local 669, Western Canada.
  2006–2009 Relocation to Vancouver, BC, Canada. Continuous photographic freelance work for European and North American Publishers. Portraits, people and film stills photography.
  2003–2006 Move from Germany to the USA, photographic freelance work for German, French and American publishers, editorial portraits, photography for the Maryland Ensemble Theatre, Frederick, MD; magazine assignments; participating in art shows (Frederick and Baltimore, MD)
  2000–2003 Work as a freelance photographer for German theatres and opera houses (Opera of Frankfurt/Main, Theatres of Heidelberg, Mainz, Wiesbaden, Karlsruhe, Mannheim), literary publishers (author’s portraits), TV stations (portraits, concerts), and magazines (travel, photojournalism)
  1999–2000 Six month stay in New Zealand; travel photography
  1991–1999 Full time employment as a photographer at the theatres of Mainz and Karlsruhe, Germany. Responsible for the entire stage and backstage photography of all productions (drama, opera, ballet) as well as for people and advertising photography including film processing, color and b/w printing and presentation
  1991 Freelance photographer at the Theatre of Ulm (drama and opera)
  1986–1988 Assistant producer and PR assistant at the Theatres of Ulm, Germany, and Basel, Switzerland

Education 1988–1990 Education with graduation at the School of Photography "Fachakademie für Fotodesign“ in Munich, Germany (former
"Bayerische Staatslehranstalt für Photographie")
  1985–1986 Practical theatre experience (stage set, production, PR) at the Theatre of Ulm, Germany
  1983–1986 Studies of English Literature and Theatre at the University of Munich, Germany
  1983 German Abitur (Equivalent to High School Exam)

Publications   "Theatergespenster", an illustrated book of theatre photos out of the ordinary by Verlag Hermann Schmidt, Mainz, Germany, 1995
    Photographic documentation of the construction site "Staatstheater Mainz – Neubau Kleines Haus 1992 bis 1997“ published as a commemorative publication at the opening of the new playhouse in 1997

Exhibition   "Moments...!" Photographic works on and off stage, Frankfurter Hof, Mainz, Germany, 1998
    "Yes We Can – Color and Black and White", Galerie W, Ulm Germany, 2010