After an apprenticeship in a stills- and advertising studio in Germany and some experiences in assisting,
Bernhard starts working as self-employed photographer.
Hungry to learn more he studies Photography and Media in Bielefeld, Germany,
where he also works as Dean of Students and as Research Assistant.
In 2006 Bernhard moves to London to study at the LCC, University of the Arts London,
supported by DAAD and Koelner Stiftungsfonds.
He graduates with an MA in Photography, exploring the influence of photographs on society.
Bernhard lives in London and photographs for advertising, magazines, lookbooks and catalogues.