Andreas Oetker-Kast is a freelance photographer based in Kiel, Germany. Following his studies in sociology he pursued a career in international public relations, first in Germany followed by a work stay in the United States. Upon his return to Germany in 2003 he turned to professional photography, specializing in documentary style and music photography. He was participating in seminars at the Ostkreuz School of Photography, Berlin from 2006-2009, first under the guidance of Michael Trippel (2006) followed by Werner Mahler (May 2007-2009). Since 2006 his work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Germany and internationally, was published in books and catalogs and selected prints are part of private and official collections.