Team and community
The power of co-creation

The Fairpicture core team, some of our visual creators, and selected clients are featured here. We won't get too far without the respective others. Our conviction is: we are all in this together. 


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Visual creator

Tamara Merino


“Photography allows me to belong to the lives of the people I portray and therefore be able to tell their story in an intimate and honest way. I hope that through my work people can recognize dignity and different ways of living.”

Tamara Merino focuses on human and social issues, identity, gender and migration. She lives in Chile.


Visual creator

Esther N'sapu

Democratic Republic of the Congo

“Soon I realised that stories with pictures are more realistic and that I wanted to describe the scenes I see in writing and through pictures.”

Esther N'sapu has in-depth knowledge of the African Great Lakes and Kivu regions. Her background as a journalist helps her tell moving and profound visual stories.


Visual creator

Rosa Panggabean


“When Fairpicture contacted me, the platform had already worked with several female photographers – all trustworthy people who want to make a difference with their photography.”

Rosa Panggabean is a photographer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. For her, visual storytelling has a power of its own, making people feel connected to certain topics and evoking memories.


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Daniela Hächler


“What we see with our eyes is always subjective. Fairpicture brings this into public awareness.”

Daniela is responsible for the organisation of photography and video assignments – making life a little easier for our visual creators as well as our clients.


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Pamela Stathakis


“There are so many excellent local visual creators, everywhere in the world. By trusting their professionalism and working with them, we create opportunities.”

Pamela is one of the Co-Founders and is building Fairpicture’s global network of visual creators. She knows how important and skilled local partners are.


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Martin Strauss


“The idea of Fairpicture is as simple as it is logical. Fairpicture says in one word what it is all about. That is important and powerful.”

With his love for the world, for the new and for people who make history even on a small scale, Martin supports Fairpicture as a salesman with heart and soul.


Visual creator

Bunu Dhungana


“I believe that visual stories have the ability to reach out to people, to engage them and to start conversations. This is what motivates me to do what I do.”

Bunu Dhungana is an experienced photo and video journalist with a clear eye and profound understanding of the social dynamics and issues of the Nepal region.


Visual creator

Nida Mehboob


“Mashrou Leila says that ‘treating oppression, not as a source of victimhood, but as the fertile ground from which resistance can be weaponized’. I am motivated to do the same through my stories using photography and films as my medium.”

Nida Mehboob’s topics of interest include themes of social injustice varying from religious persecution to gender discrimination in Pakistan.


Visual creator

Mustafa Saeed


“Through photography I hope that I will be able to tell better stories that really have an impact on my society and anyone who can relate to it.”

Mustafa Saeed’s personal ambition helped him to become a self-trained professional photographer. He is based in the unrecognised autonomous region of Somaliland.


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Lara Messmer


“We need the stories of the people connected to the photographs to really understand photography. These stories are given space at Fairpicture.”

With her large photographic knowledge and management experience, Lara is co-responsible for the professional operation of Fairpicture.


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Jörg Arnold


“Our image of reality determines our actions of tomorrow. That's why it is vital that we resist using stereotypical and manipulative pictures and videos.”

Co-Founder Jörg is the driving force that launched Fairpicture. He is involved in strategic development, finance and consulting.


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Anna von Sury


“Fairpicture links fair business relations with fair communication and relies on the values of equality, inclusion and solidarity.”

Anna’s works are as solid as a rock. No matter how complicated an assignment is, she manages it. Besides that, she develops Fairpicture strategically.

Daniel Caspari

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Daniel Caspari


“At Fairpicture, I have the chance to work with the most amazing visual creators from all over the world. What more could I ask for?”

As an experienced communications strategist and video expert, Daniel continues to develop Fairpicture's video division.


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Nadja Zgraggen


“Fairpicture – a plausible business model that bridges the gaps. Fairpicture lets the photos do the talking.”

Nadja is a fundraiser helping Fairpicture to gain solid economic footing through the support of foundations, private donors and the public sector.


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Aurel Vogel


“Images influence the way we think of the world. That’s why it’s important that they come from the people whose stories we are telling.”

Co-Founder Aurel is developing Fairpicture’s digital platform and provides support for our clients.


Visual creator

Niamh Walsh-Vorster

South Africa

“The ethos of Fairpicture is something I align with. I believe that local people should tell local stories because they understand the nuances of the people and spaces they document.”

Niamh Walsh-Vorster is a South African writer, independent photographer and creative producer. She is the co-founder of the Contemporary Archive Project.


Visual creator

Fabrice Mbonankira


“Fairpicture is an organisation that allows me, as a visual creator, to fulfil my mission of serving communities around the world in general and those in my country in particular.”

Fabrice Mbonankira is a Fairpicture photographer and storyteller based in Burundi. His work is characterised by a positive vision despite the adversities of social, political and cultural problems.


Visual creator

Samar Abu Elouf


“I am happy that I’m a small part of Fairpicture’s big world. It’s an enriching experience that focuses on important and deep issues and stories in the place where I live.”

Samar Abu Elouf is a photographer residing in the Gaza Strip. She covers many events where she lives, including stories around gender, women’s and children’s lives.


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Miša Krenčeyová


“Working for global and social justice by looking at the world - and ourselves - through new lenses: that's Fairpicture.”

Miša is the backbone of Fairpicture's consulting assignments and mastermind behind Fairpicture's Theory of Change.


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Pia Zanetti


“Photographs are more than pictures. They give us a glimpse of the world, which is not made up of moments, but of countless small and large stories.”

Pia has dedicated her life to photography and advises us on everything that has to do with it: life and photography.


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Noah Arnold


“With the Fairpicture community, we advocate for visual imagery that does justice to everyone.”

As a shrewd networker, Noah is responsible for connecting the Fairpicture community and impact development.



Dr. Andrea Barschdorf-Hager


“We are very happy about the cooperation with Fairpicture who enables CARE to show its humanitarian work as seen through the eyes of a local professional. If we can hire a female photographer, it is even better because women and girls are core to the mission of CARE´s global work.”

Dr. Andrea Barschdorf-Hager is the CEO of Care Austria, a major humanitarian aid and development organizations in Europe.

These organizations, along with a slew of others, are there to support us. Thank you so much for your support.

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