EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION
Daniel Klantke was born on December 3, 1992 in Frankfurt a.M. / Germany. At the age of ten he gained first experiences on photography and filmmaking through his grandfather. After graduating from high school in 2012, he began studying „Digital Media“ at Hochschule Darmstadt. 2017 he graduated with a B.A. degree and started his second study at Goethe University Frankfurt in Politics and Sociology.
In 2011, Daniel Klantke attracted first attention with his city portrait „Frankfurt Film“. The short film gained within a few days more than 10,000 views on YouTube. In the following years Daniel Klantke produced and directed several more short films and also created the music platform „Pure Music World“ that reached over 150,000 people to this day.
Currently Daniel Klantke is working on several photographic projects. He focuses on street photography and shoots mostly in black and white. His vision is to conserve the zeitgeist of our time and show the life as it is with all facets.
The fast technological progress made photography and filmmaking more accessible and achievable. Nevertheless both art forms should focus on authenticity and credibility. The real life should always stay in the foreground. Daniel Klantke trusts therefore during his work on small teams with a friendly and creative atmosphere.