About the Book
For many years, Helmut Hirler travelled worldwide ,capturing these extraordinary images of “The Forgotten Ones” on Infrared Film. It is a series of B&W panoramic photographs, showing the fading tracks of the colonization and exploitation all over this planet.Helmut Hirlers photographs received many international awards, including “International KODAK Calendar Awards”,”IF Communication Design Awards”, “Hasselblad Austrian Supercircuit Awards”,”Red Dot Awards”, “DDC Award”, “EPSON International Pano Awards” and many more. The Photographic Society of America likewise bestowed their gold medal on him.
Born 1954 1970-1973 Degree in Photography 1978-1980 Masters in Photography at Bayrische Staatslehranstalt for Photography in Munich/Germany 1979- 2009: Head Tutor at the Photographic Department of the Bad Saulgau Polytechnic (Germany) 2009- present: living in New Zealand