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Ralph has been working bi-continental on more than 200 productions including feature films, tv shows, commercials, music videos as well as documentaries. Commercials include clients like Marvel, Honda, Target, Ebay, Google, Fa, AT&T, Energizer, Renault, GMC, Mc Donalds for many of the leading commercial agencies and production companies, worldwide.

In 2002, he lensed 2nd Unit on the acclaimed picture ‘Good Bye, Lenin!’ which won 6 European Film Awards, 9 German Film Awards as well as Golden Globe and BAFTA Nominations.

Ralph re-teamed with director Wolfgang Becker in 2013 on his movie ‘Ich und Kaminski’ in Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, France and Switzerland shooting and directing eight weeks of 2nd Unit and one week of 1st Unit in New York City. The movie received 5 German Academy Nominations in 2016.

Over the years, Ralph has shot music videos and documentaries as well as live performances for artists like Maroon 5, X-Japan, Duran Duran, Mary J. Blidge and Depeche Mode and many more.

Over the last decade he has also built extensive skills in VFX, miniature and stop motion photography including all kinds of in-camera tricks and techniques as well as Motion Control, 3D and VR working with many of the world leading technicians and artists.

He served as DP on the testing and engineering period on a cutting-edge Virtual Reality experience for Ridley’s Scott’s ‘The Martian’, an episode feature film called ‘Fallen Idols’ shot in the US and Japan and a tricky 30 day commercial shoot for Van’s 50th anniversary campaign.

Ralph just started the 2nd season of ‘Berlin Station’, shooting and directing 2nd Unit. Another 10 episodes for Paramount TV and Anonymous Content starring Richard Armitage, Rhys Ifans, Richard Jenkins and Michelle Forbes.

Ralph has been freelancing in Europe as DP since 1998 and in the US since 2003 after he relocated to Los Angeles where he lives with his wife and daughter.