IMAGO 25 Years – Stories from Berlin.

1. November 2022

What has been IMAGO’s role in the industry over the last 25 years? On its 25th anniversary, we celebrate our city’s stories told through our local Berlin-based photographers.

IMAGO has called Berlin its home since starting out as a small sports photography agency in 1997 and becoming Germany’s leader in the industry, delivering photography through different eras and perspectives. 

IMAGO has always remained true to its roots in Berlin while also bringing in new and international voices throughout the years, turning into the world’s largest sports archive and a multifaceted database of over 100 million photos and growing. Constantly aiming to expand its photographers around the world in news, politics, entertainment and sport, without losing sight of our city, its people, legacies and transformations.  

This month, we are looking at the cultural evolutions in Berlin over 25 years, its history in architecture, portraits and impressions from our ever-changing eclectic city.

Discover both voices from our longstanding veterans and those from behind the camera who have seen IMAGO flourish as it celebrates 25 years. 

Stay tuned this November for articles from our IMAGO 25 Years Series.

Stories from our IMAGO 25 Years Series.

What has been IMAGO’s role in the industry over the last 25 years? On its 25th anniversary, we celebrate our city’s stories told through our local Berlin-based photographers.

imago/Rolf Zöllner

Berlin landmarks by two different generations. 

Most of Berlin’s landmarks have remained, but how we depict landmarks and even what we consider to be a landmark, has certainly evolved. IMAGO looks at Berlin and its culturally significant landmarks through the lens of two generations of photographers.

IMAGO/Jannis Chavakis

Faces of Berlin by Jannis Chavakis.

Actors, politicians, authors, activists – the Berlin-based photographer and new member of IMAGO Jannis Chavakis has been photographing the people of Berlin for over 20 years.

IMAGO 25 Years - Stories from Berlin.

IMAGO 25 Years – Stories from Berlin.

What has been IMAGO’s role in the industry over the last 25 years? On its 25th anniversary, we celebrate our city’s stories told through our local Berlin-based photographers.