was born on the 7th of October in the year 1981 in Pordenone (Italy). His first ‘true’ contact with photography came during University in Australia while studying Visual Communication. As part of the course he studied commercial and professional photography which enabled him to venture into traditional darkroom printing and use medium-large format cameras.

After University he worked for 8 years at the Electrolux Industrial Design Center as a graphic designer first and after as a senior graphic designer. In this period of time he developed a passion for landscape photography with a particular focus on alpine landscapes. Today Johann develops his own negatives and prints them manually in his darkroom.