—  About me, my work, and all the other stuff I thought might be worth sharing...

—  About

Stefan Fuertbauer, Vienna-based freelance photographer working in the areas of portraiture, reportage, travel and food for editorial, corporate and advertising.

Frequent appearance in international and national publications, magazines, newspapers, corporate media and advertising campaigns.

Free work featured in ESQUIRE, feature shoot, iGNANT and Photography Served.

Born 1976 and raised in Upper Austria. Lives and works in Vienna since 1997. The self taught photographer started to take pictures in early childhood when his father passed down a 35mm film camera to him.


«No matter whether it's a diner at night, iconic flowers or album covers installed at the museum of art history, each story has its own flair and Stefan Fuertbauer doesn't just depict it but knows how to make a grasp at it. This gift of empathy makes him the great portraitist as we know him. From Hader to Kern, from Dagmar Koller to Veronica Ferres - a Fuertbauer-portrait can be recognized by the way it clings to the person, the way it adopts to each ones nature. That's his recognizability. "The photograph itself is the very last technical part which is preceded by a lot of human interaction" says Fuertbauer. And that's what you can see in his pictures.»

TheGap #160 / The 20 most interesting photographers of Austria

Behind the scenes


A&E, ADEG, A la carte, Angle, Apple Inc., Artemide, BILLA, Bild am Sonntag, Brandstätter, Bunte, Burda, CocaCola, Condé Nast, Coop, Datum, DDFG, Die Zeit, DIVA, economia, El País Semenal, Elsevier, Eltern, Falter, FCSI, Financieele Dagblad, Funke, Gruner+Jahr, GettyImages, Hornbach, INK, Karl Lagerfeld, KAV, La Croix, LabX, Madonna, maxima, Metropole, Merkur, MONOCLE, Mostviertel Werbung, Niederösterreich Werbung, NZZ, ÖBB, OIKO Credit, Olympus, ORF, OTW, Pace, Passauer Neue Presse, Perfect Strangers Mag, Post, The Scientist, The Wallstreet Journal, Red Bull Media, REWE, Reed Messe, Ritz Carlton, Rotary, Sans Souci Group, Scandinavian Airlines, Schau, Seitenblicke Magazin, SKY, Stadt Wien, Styria Medienhaus, Terra Mater, The Hollywood Reporter, Tour, Trumpf, Virtuoso Life, Wiener Linien, Wiener Stadtwerke, Wiener Zeitung, Wizz Airline, Zeit Campus… and many others!


2018 Solo Exhibition 'EITERQUELLEN' at MDA Rennes, France
2015 Group Show 'AUTUMN' at featureshootonline
2014 Group Show 'SUBURBIA' at featureshootonline
2013 Group Show 'DER LETZTE STAND' open air gallery, Vienna
2013 Solo Exhibition 'EITERQUELLEN' at Austrian Cultural Forum, Rome (IT)
2012 Group Exhibition 'Selected Austrian Photography' at 33TCT, Vienna
2012 Solo Exhibition 'EITERQUELLEN' at gallery 33TCT, Vienna
2012 Exhibition 'PAN DANUBIA' at "Auf zu neuen Ufern" Opening, Vienna
2012 Exhibition 'ZWISCHENBILANZ' together with Michele Pauty, Vienna
2011 Group exhibition 'MOVING FOCUS' at Gallery Alma, Vienna
2011 Group exhibition 'JAZZ MACROSPECTIVE' at ZWE, Vienna
2010 Group exhibition 'PIXELJAZZ', Vienna

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