Johannes Nickel is a german photographer with a passion for travelling, landscapes, different cultures and huge interest for all colours of life circumstances. He is based in the south of Germany.
Nickel was born in 1989 in Freiburg but grew up in a small village in the very north of Germany close to Hamburg. As a teenager he got his first camera and started capturing parts of his daily life, like Skating and Music. Photography always has been a big part of his life but it took some years that he started to focus more on it with a professional interest. Nickel who is self taught and never visited a classical photography class or training studied economics for a short episode and then switched to becoming a teacher studying german, economics and geography.