Norbert Kniat was born in Aachen, Germany. After finishing school he
moved to Hamburg, he then relocated to Vienna, Austria. Norbert assisted several well-known
international photographers, before opening his own photo studio and began his work as a freelance photographer. Norbert is based between London/UK and Vienna/Austria but throughout has traveled
all around the world to establish his name successfully in the international
market of beauty, fashion and people photography. He has created a name for himself in the UK, US, Germany, and Dubai
He has worked on campaigns for Swarovski, Harvey Nichols, Bloomingdales,
Lynx/Axe, McDonalds or Mac Cosmetics to name a few.
His fashion portfolio includes being published in magazines like Vogue, Harpers Bazaar,
Cosmopolitan and GQ.
In 2007 and again in 2011 his work was selected in the top 200 best advertising
photographers worldwide by Lürzers Archive in cooperation with art directors club