Born in 1975, Swiss artist Sandro GÃ¤mperle is multi-talented, playing many roles. A professional engineer, he had a career in mechanical engineering while developing an eminently professional photographic practice in his spare time. A self-taught photographer, he taught himself photography from the early 2000s, at the time the first digital cameras arrived on the market. The instant character of digital allowed him to experiment the technique and settings required to produce images on his own. From his home in Zurich, Sandro GÃ¤mperle fuels his curiosity by documenting the voyages he undertakes throughout the world, whether they are professional or personal. The photographerâ€™s determination bore fruits when he participated in a number of exhibitions in Switzerland and recently at â€œPhoto 13â€ and â€œPhoto 14â€ at the Maag Event Hall by presenting his shots of Myanmar and the American West. ... See more See less
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