rafa Ralf Falbe

Freelance Photojournalist - Videographer
Editorial: https://www.torial.com/ralf.falbe
Ralf Falbe Photography: www.ralffalbe.com
Contact: [email protected]

Ralf was born in 1967 in Hamburg, Germany. He studied architectuce and worked several years as a head of construction. Lured by the challenge of visual arts and journalism, Ralf started with photography and reporting about his travel experience. In 2003 he became a full-time freelance photographer and journalist, specialised in sports, documentary, travel, event. In 2012 he joined the multimedia FREELENS workshop in Hamburg and started with visual storytelling. His innovative photos, videos and written stories were published by international media houses and magazines. Ralf’s work has appeared in such publications as Stern, Neue Zuercher Zeitung NZZ Online, taz.de, Guardian, Daily Express, Press Association, Bild.de, Cordon Press, Viajar, Smithsonian Digital, Corbis Services Ltd., Kurier.at, Belga News Agency, L`Endavant, Bieler Tagblatt, All Over Press Norway, FÜR SIE, Dresdner Morgenpost, Today.it, Cambridge University Press, Europske Noviny, Bergsteiger Magazin, Agenzia Fotogiornalistica Contrasto, Daily Mail, Die Rheinpfalz, Badisches Tagblatt. Shortlisted for PR-Bild Award 2015 in the category tourism, sports, travel. Awarded for Slideshare Wanderlust photo contest 2016 – winner and commended. Fellow oft he German photo agency Imagetrust and working on assignment for Evangelischer Pressedienst (EPD). In 2016 non-profit documentary of the NGO German Doctors in the Philippines. Ralf is living in Hamburg, Germany.

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Cockfight
Puerto Galera
By Ralf Falbe
31 Oct 2017

Cockfighting in Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines.

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Manila
Manila
By Ralf Falbe
21 Oct 2017

Inside Manila: Short Cuts & Photography.

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Seakayaking in Ballintoy Harbour
Ballintoy
By Ralf Falbe
07 Aug 2017

Interview with Shayne McClure from Far & Wild about Seakayaking in Ballintoy Harbour, Northern Ireland.

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UGP 2017
Dundrod
By Ralf Falbe
12 Aug 2017

Ulster Grand Prix 2017: The world´s fastest road race in Northern Ireland. Audio Slideshow.

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G20
Hamburg, Hamburg
By Ralf Falbe
06 Jul 2017

Interview (GER) with the NGO Oxfam about the G20 Meeting in Hamburg, Germany.

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MTB Flow in the Thuringian Forest (Ge...
Sonneberg
By Ralf Falbe
04 May 2017

Documentary with Interview (German) about Mountainbiking in the Thuringian Forest, Germany.

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ITB Berlin 2017
Berlin
By Ralf Falbe
08 Mar 2017

The worlds biggest Tourism Fair 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

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Downhill
Belval
By Ralf Falbe
08 Oct 2016

MTB, Lállenger Bierg, Luxembourg.

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Red Rock Challenge
Belval
By Ralf Falbe
11 Oct 2016

Mountainbiking Challenge in Luxembourg, 07.10.2016.

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Wacken Open Air 2016
Wacken
By Ralf Falbe
05 Aug 2016

Audio-Slideshow: Wacken in Germany is one of the most important Heavy Metal Festivals in the world with more than 70.000 visitors.

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Jello Biafra
Club Knust
By Ralf Falbe
03 Aug 2016

Punk singer Jello Biafra (Ex Dead Kennedys) performes live in the club Knust in Hamburg, Germany: "Nazi Trumps Fuck Off!".

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Nattali Rize
Bersenbrück
By Ralf Falbe
30 Jul 2016

Top Act Nattali Rize (Australia) performes at the Reggae Jam Festival in Bersenbrück, Germany.

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Twin Lakes National Park
Negros
By Ralf Falbe
31 May 2016

Hikers in the Twin Lakes National Park, Negros, Philippines.

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Fishermen
Roxas
By Ralf Falbe
02 Jun 2016

Fishermen with their raft passing the river in Roxas, Panay, Philippines.

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Pilgrimage
Chalkidiki, Makedonien
By Ralf Falbe
10 Oct 2014

Greece, Chalkidiki, Mount Athos, Safni, 10.10.2014, Orthodox monks on pilgrimage at the holy Mount Athos.

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Summer Carnival
Rotterdam
By Ralf Falbe
28 Jul 2012

NDL, Europe, Holland, Rotterdam, 28.07.2012, Summer Carnival in the streets of Rotterdam - indigenous girl from Suriname.

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Angela Merkel
Hamburg
By Ralf Falbe
04 May 2012

Germany, Hamburg, 04.05.2012, Angela Merkel (CDU) speaks on seniors day at the Hamburg Fair (CCH).

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Ice Hockey
Hamburg
By Ralf Falbe
05 Nov 2011

Germany, Hamburg, 05.11.2011, DEL Ice hockey match between Hamburg Freezers and Krefeld Penguins in the O2 Arena.

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Mighty Oaks
Lüneburg
By Ralf Falbe
08 Aug 2015

Folk Rock Band The Mighty Oaks from Berlin at the Summertale´s Festival near Lüneburg in Germany.

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Jogi Löw
Salvador Da Bahia, Bahia
By Ralf Falbe
16 Jun 2014

Fifa World Cup 2014 in Brazil, Salvador da Bahia, Arena Fonte Nova, Germany vs. Portugal, German National Team Coach Jogi Löw watches the match.

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HSV Soccer Training
Hamburg
By Ralf Falbe
26 Aug 2014

Germany, Hamburg, 26.08.2014, Training unit of first Bundesliga soccer club Hamburger SV (HSV) at the Imtech Arena.

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Manila Traffic
Manila
By Ralf Falbe
13 Jun 2016

Rush Hour on Roxas Boulevard in Ermita, Manila, Philippines.

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Jericoacoara Surfing
Jericoacoara
By Ralf Falbe
19 Dec 2010

Young woman surfing at Jericoacoara, Ceará, Brazil.

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Brazilian Military Police
Salvador Da Bahia, Bahia
By Ralf Falbe
20 Jun 2014

Brazil, Salvador da Bahia, 20.06.2014, Fifa World Cup 2014, France vs. Switzerland, Military Police in the Arena Fonte Nova before the match.

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Pothead
Groningen
By Ralf Falbe
07 Nov 2015

Marijuana smoker wearing a gas mask in Groningen, Holland.

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Malaybalay Street Scene
Mindanao
By Ralf Falbe
15 Feb 2016

Street scene in the town of Malaybalay, Bukidnon, Mindanao, Philippines.

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Filipino Child
Mindanao
By Ralf Falbe
15 Feb 2016

An infant at the NGO German Doctors Hospital in Valencia, Mindanao, Philippines.

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Cloud 9 Surfer
Siargao Island
By Ralf Falbe
19 Feb 2016

Surfer at Cloud 9 Resort, Siargao Island, Philippines.

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Brazilian Beach
Barra Grande
By Ralf Falbe
05 Jan 2013

Beach scene in Barra Grande, Bahia, Brazil.

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Erawan Shrine Dancers
Bangkok
By Ralf Falbe
03 Jan 2015

Temple dancers at the Hindu Erawan Shrine, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Bangkok Street Performer
Bangkok
By Ralf Falbe
03 Jan 2015

Street performer, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Table Dancing
Sunny Beach
By Ralf Falbe
09 Aug 2014

A table dancer in a nightclub in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria.

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Lago do Pelourinho Tourism
Salvador da Bahia
By Ralf Falbe
02 Jan 2013

A Baiana woman poses for tourists at Lago do Pelourinho in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.

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Folgefonna Glacier
Fjordland
By Ralf Falbe
16 Aug 2013

Ice climbing in heavy rain on the Folgefonna Glacier, Norway

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Juan Mónaco
Hamburg
By Ralf Falbe
22 Jul 2012

Juan Mónaco displays his trophy after beating Tommy Haas to win the Bet-At-Home 2012 ATP World Tennis Tour championship in Hamburg, Germany

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FC St. Pauli Fans
Hamburg
By Ralf Falbe
06 May 2012

Fans of the club FC St. Pauli celebrate after their team won the match against SC Paderborn (5:0) in Hamburg, Germany. Bundesliga Season 2011/2012

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New York Barbershop
Rotterdam
By Ralf Falbe
22 Feb 2014

The team of the "New York Barbershop" in the Hotel New York, Rotterdam, Netherlands awarded the title "Best Barbershop International of the Year 2013".

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Amazon Delta Surfing
Pará/amazonien, Pará
By Ralf Falbe
14 Jan 2012

Brazil, Pará, Ilha Algodoal, 14.01.2012, Surfer is ripping the waves in the Amazon Delta.