Born and based in Germany, Markus Wendler is internationally recognized for his automotive and landscape photography. Markus graduated in 1998 from Fachhochschule Bielefeld, University of Applied Sciences, with a degree in photography and visual communications and then went on to become an editorial photographer. In 2000, he kicked off his career in advertising. Currently, Markus splits up his time between California and his hometown in Hamburg where he lives with his wife, Heike and their son Oskar.

clients advertising
audi, bmw, ballantines, citroen, carling, carlsberg, courvoisier, deka, deutsche bank, deutsche bahn, dhl, europcar, hyundai, international trucks, krups, landrover, licher, loewe, mazda, mercedes-benz, mitsubishi, mtv, nissan, opel, panasonic, peugeot, playstation, poggenpohl, porsche, porschedesign, renault, saab, siemens, skoda, sony ericsson, smart, t-mobile, toyota, volkswagen

clients editorial
stern, cosmopolitan, architectural digest, sueddeutsche zeitung magazin, wallpaper, squint magazine, line magazine, lufthansa magazin, maxim, allegra, amica, style and the family tunes, 11 freunde

180LA/los angeles, antoni/berlin, bbdo/stuttgart, bbdo/duesseldorf, betc euro rscg/paris, bildstein/muenchen, coast communication/hamburg, ddb fathom/chicago, deutsch inc./los angeles, grabarz & partner/hamburg, grey/duesseldorf, innocean/moscow, jung von matt/spree, jung von matt/alster, jung von matt/neckar, jwt/duesseldorf, kolle rebbe/hamburg, leagas delaney/hamburg, leagas delaney/prague, lowe/hamburg, lowe brindfors/stockholm, lukas lindemann rosinski/hamburg, mccann/frankfurt, panama/stuttgart, philipp & keuntje/hamburg, publicis/frankfurt, publicis/paris, publicis pixelpark, hamburg, saatchi & saatchi/frankfurt, saatchi & saatchi/los angeles, scholz & friends/hamburg, scholz & friends/berlin, serviceplan/beijing, tbwa/duesseldorf, tbwa/los angeles, tbwa/rome, tbwa/paris, wire/hamburg, YOUNG & RUBICAM/PARIS, young & rubicam/new york

1994 reinhart-wolf-preis, 1995 sinar award for newcomer, 1996 kodak award for newcomer, 1997 designaward of contemporary history of the federal ministery of research of germany, agfa international award for young photojournalism, 1998 reinhart-wolf-preis, 1999 award adc germany, 2005 finalist cannes lion, 2006 pdn & communication arts, 2008 communication arts, 2009 graphis gold, 2013 winner pdn photography annual