Marlena Waldthausen
+49 17632825638 (or

Marlena is a photographer based in Berlin and Amsterdam. She mainly works for the Dutch daily de Volkskrant and on personal projects. Her work has been published, awarded and exhibited internationally.

Marlena is available for assignments and collaborations around the world.
She is a member of
Women Photograph.

Selected Clients: de Volkskrant, Geo, Geo Wissen, Stern, Spiegel, Spiegel Wissen, die Zeit, Zeit Online,,, CNN, de Morgen, Politiken, Internazionale, Volkskrant Magazine, Knack, Art Magazin, Brigitte Wir, Brigitte Woman, GRL PWR, Fluter etc.

Languages: Marlena is fluent in German, English, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese and speaks some French.

Awards, Nominations & Exhibitions

- Feature Shoot Emerging Photographer (winner)
- Exhibitions with The Fence in Houston, Atlanta and Sarasota (group)
- Exhibition Aperture Gallery, NY (group)
- Exhibition at Helsinki Photo Festival (group)

Nannen-Preis (shortlisted)
Voies-Off (nominated)
Alfred Fried Photography Price (shortlisted)
Felix Schöller German Peace Prize of Phtotograpy (shortlisted)
- Belfast Photo Festival (shortlisted)
The FENCE (winner)
- Exhibitions with The Fence in Brooklyn, Denver, and Seattle (group)
- Prix Voies Off and 
Rencontres de la Photographie de Marrakech (screening)

UNICEF Picture of the Year Award (honorable mention)
PDN Emerging Photographer Fall 2018 (winner)
Exhibition Bundespresseamt Berlin, Germany (group)

- World Press Joop Swart Masterclass (nominated)
- Exhibition Kunstverein Cuxhaven, Germany (solo)
- Exhibition Kaiserpfalz Gosslar, Germany (solo)
- Exhibition Despacio San José, Costa Rica (solo)

- VGH Photo Award (winner)
- Freelens Award (nominated)
- Balkan Photo Award (nominated)
- Feature Shoot Emerging Photographer (winner)
- Athen Photo Festival (shortlisted)
- Exhibition
VGH Gallery, Hanover, Germany (solo) 
- Exhibition 
United Photo Industries, NY, USA (group) 
- Exhibition 
5. Lumix-Festival, Germany (group)
- Exhibition 
Visa OFF Perpignan, France (group)