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Vitali Gelwich

Vitali Gelwich

Born in Russia and raised in Germany, the Berlin-based photographer is driven by curiosity and inspired by people.

The self-taught Vitali has rapidly evolved a flexible and chameleon-like approach to the craft, and has already produced acclaimed work for the likes of Nike, Levis, Reebok, Mercedez, Zalando, Moncler, NEON Magazine and Highsnobiety to mention some.

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Ace & Tate + CMMN SWDN

Ace & Tate + CMMN SWDN

Vitali is enlisted to create a film and accompanying photography to launch Ace & Tate's collaboration with menswear label CMMN SWDN

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SEXBUCH

SEXBUCH

Vitali's first photography book unfolding the different shapes and forms of the most intimate of human relations, sex.

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Reebok

Reebok

Vitali is commissioned to shoot an entire campaign in analogue for the sports giant.

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Appelsap 2018

Appelsap 2018

Appelsap pays homage to Hip Hop and the generation who has grown up with the iconic festival in 2018 campaign

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Interview Magazine x Dior

Interview Magazine x Dior

Vitali teams up with Interview Magazine for its stunning Dior special

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Moncler

Moncler

For fashion brand Moncler, Vitali joins a cast of extraordinary individuals and high altitude fashion.

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La Haine

La Haine

Vitali pays homage to one of the most inspirational films of our times, through this analogue mini reportage on a group of boys.

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Crack

Crack

Vitali collaborates with Crack on yet another immensely beautiful story, this time featuring artist Pan Daijing.

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Oyster Magazine

Oyster Magazine

By now it's become crystal clear that Vitali loves the medium of analog, which he demonstrates in such cool fashions in this editorial for Oyster Magazine.

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Crack

Crack

Vitali shoots DJ extraordinair Helena Hauff for the cover and inside editorial of Crack Magazine.

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Zalando

Zalando

Vitali is asked to snap some of Berlin's finest characters for online retailer Zalando.

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Best Fashion

Best Fashion

For an editorial featuring the best of men's fashion for Autumn Winter '17, Vitali ventures out and underground in Berlin.

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Highsnobiety x Hyukoh

Highsnobiety x Hyukoh

Highsnobiety collaborates with South Korean Indie Band Hyukoh and asks no other than Vitali to lens frontman Oh Hyuk for the cover and inside editorial.

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Cape Town

Cape Town

During his travels through Cape Town, Vitali captures some of his acquaintances true to his razor sharp style.

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J'N'C

J'N'C

Vitali is all about the 90s in this clean-cut editorial for J'N'C Magazine.

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NEON

NEON

Vitali sees red in this studio shoot for NEON magazine.

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Leraa x MISBHV

Leraa x MISBHV

In this editorial for fashion label MISBHV, Vitali shot his muse, Leraa, in a series of images capturing the raw energy of this cutting edge brand.

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Staatsballett

Staatsballett

The Staatsballett (National Ballet) Germany commissions Vitali to shoot their campaign featuring some of their most renowned dancers.

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Viu Eyewear

Viu Eyewear

Vitali goes up-close and personal for this eyewear campaign for Viu by Saskia Diez.

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Highsnobiety

Highsnobiety

During one of his first shoots for Highsnobiety, Vitali captures some charismatic individuals in his studio.

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Mugshot Series

Mugshot Series

Playing with the concept of the familiar mugshot, Vitali caught in pictures the essence of this form.

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