Brückenstr. 19 A
65719 Hofheim am Taunus
Rainer studied photography/film and art history in Dortmund, San Francisco,
Bielefeld and Osnabrück. In the mid-late 80s he started his studio in Frankfurt, shooting editorial and advertising-campaigns for major clients in Germany.
Some years ago he gave up his studio and moved to the countryside near Frankfurt. Shooting location photography whereas assignments took him more & more all over the world.
Due to his affinity/addiction to film a lot of his pictures look like a stillshot/frame taken out of a movie. To allow for flexibility, Rainer prefers to work in small crews. Not unlike a photojournalist but with the execution & attention to detail of an epic feature.
His commercial assignments for clients include: Lexus, Infinity, German Railways, Renault, Fiat, Harley Davidson, Ford, Honda, General Motors, Opel, Hyundai, BTM, Toyota, Philipp Morris, Bosch, BHF Bank, BayWa, Volksbank, Finmeccanica, Allianz, Daimler, Mercedes…
Team One, Y&R, TBWA, McCann-Erickson, Heye, BBDO, Carmichael Lynch,
Leo Burnett, RPM-Radar, Innocean, Publicis, JWT, TeamDetroit, Saatchi… are some of
the leading advertising agencies in the world he is taking assignmets.
He is represented outside of Germany in Los Angeles, Istanbul,Turin and Singapore.
Awards: AOP, BFF, NYfestival, ADC, Communication Arts, Polaroid Fine Art,
200 Best Advertising photographers Lürzer’s Archive 04/05, 06/07, 08/09, 10/11, 12/13, 16/17.
Memberships: Chelsea Arts Club London; AOP London; BFF Stuttgart
Rainer was lecturing on photography and hold workshops at the art departments of the universities
of FH Dortmund, FH Bielefeld, FH Wiesbaden and UDK Berlin
Chris Basler at studio Rainer Stratmann
Brückenstrasse 19A, 65719 Hofheim am Taunus
Tel: +49 172 6707812
USt-Id-Nr. / Steuernummer: DE126860603