About

Shooting on location is Carsten's specialty.

Shooting on location is Carsten's specialty.

Carsten Schael is an award winning German photographer based in Hong Kong, China. He works for corporate, editorial and advertising clients in Asia. As a technical consultant and archivist, he advises on the set-ups of digital asset management systems and photo archives. Other consulting activities include photo production organization, project management, photo editing and photography training.

Among his many activities, commercial photographer Carsten Schael is a very active member of the HKIPP (Hong Kong Institute of Professional Photographers). He is serving on its executive committee for over two decades and has been its president twice (1998-2000, 2010-2012). He is involved in organising local and regional photography events. Since 2006 he contributes to several committees of the Foreign Correspondents' Club, Hong Kong. Currently he is serving his fifth term as a board member with responsibilities for House affairs, exhibitions and the FCC Archive.

"Carsten took on the challenge … with plenty of gusto."

 

 

In this video Carsten is being challenged by presenter Kai Wong of DigitalRevTV to draw an entry-level digital point-and-shoot camera to take pictures.

This video was viewed over 690,000 times ... and counting.

Event Archive

Hong Kong Legislative Council - Visit with FCC Members

Hong Kong Legislative Council - Visit with FCC Members

Foreign Correspondents' Club, Hong Kong - 2012/13 Board of Govenors  

Foreign Correspondents' Club, Hong Kong - 2012/13 Board of Govenors

 

RGB19 - With HKIPP Colleagues

RGB19 - With HKIPP Colleagues

HK Polytechnic University - 2012 Final Course Critique

HK Polytechnic University - 2012 Final Course Critique

IHT Through The Lens 2011 - The Competition Judges

IHT Through The Lens 2011 - The Competition Judges

HKIPP at FCC - Group Show Opening

HKIPP at FCC - Group Show Opening

HK University Museum Society - Committee Members, Book & Exhibition Juror

HK University Museum Society - Committee Members, Book & Exhibition Juror

AsiaOne Photobook Store - Opening with VIP Guests

AsiaOne Photobook Store - Opening with VIP Guests

HKIPP Annual Show 2011 - Opening Ceremony

HKIPP Annual Show 2011 - Opening Ceremony

HKIPP Annual Show 2011 - Opening Ceremony, Thank-You Canon

HKIPP Annual Show 2011 - Opening Ceremony, Thank-You Canon

HK Polytechnic University - 2011 Art Direction Course Students

HK Polytechnic University - 2011 Art Direction Course Students

Audemars Piguet Student Competition - Winner, Sponsors and Judge Carsten

Audemars Piguet Student Competition - Winner, Sponsors and Judge Carsten

TEDx Pearl River 2010 - Carsten's exhibition of his CANTOVILLE - FAI DI! FAI DI! (Hurry! Hurry!) series was very well received.

TEDx Pearl River 2010 - Carsten's exhibition of his CANTOVILLE - FAI DI! FAI DI! (Hurry! Hurry!) series was very well received.

RGB13 Photographer Meeting - Showcasing the HKIPP

RGB13 Photographer Meeting - Showcasing the HKIPP

Adobe CS5 Event - HKIPP Info Desk Team

Adobe CS5 Event - HKIPP Info Desk Team

Shanghai EXPO HKIPP Exhibition - The Opening Ceremony

Shanghai EXPO HKIPP Exhibition - The Opening Ceremony

Shanghai EXPO HKIPP Exhibition - Photo Workshop with Carsten

Shanghai EXPO HKIPP Exhibition - Photo Workshop with Carsten

HKEdCity 2010 Photo Competition - Officials and Judges

HKEdCity 2010 Photo Competition - Officials and Judges

HK Polytechnic University - Final Critique, Carsten & Students

HK Polytechnic University - Final Critique, Carsten & Students

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