Reading Sampler & Tear Sheets

The Outdoor Journal – A Journey Without Footprints, to Sapmi and the Indigenous People of Scandinavia. January, 2020 Happinez Magazin – Magie des Einfachen – Hanf, August, 2019 (photography) Bergwelten Online – Pferde-Trekking im Norden der Mongolei, August 2019 SUSTON – Sustainable Outdoor News – Renewal is in the Air, Italy June 2019 (photography) Bergwelten…

A Journey Without Footprints

For centuries the Sami people have populated the northernmost regions of Scandinavia. They call their home Sapmi, frequently crossing the plains with their reindeer in a nomadic lifestyle. Today, as they did thousands of years ago, the Sami people leave no footprint on the land in which they live. Maren Krings

A Journey Without Footprints, to Sapmi and the Indigenous People of Scandinavia.

2020-01-15 One of the stories that kept me busy last year is out and published now. The life of the Indigenous People of the North, the Sami had caught my interest already back in 2018 and since not left my mind. 2019 was the year where doors opened again and the magic world of the…

Photo- Challenge with f-stop starts today

18-11-2019 Hello fellow photographers and photo-enthusiasts! Now is your chance to participate, I am collaborating with f-stop on a photo challenge. As a Pro-Ambassador for f-stop I have tested and my gear throughout years now in all conditions and can just say: AWESOME, you’ll love it, it does the job and one thing less to…

Peat; The invisible kraken of modern Finland

02-09-2019 Press- release by Maren Krings Peat is on its best way of becoming the ugliest word of the year 2019 in Finland.  It involves environmental disaster, political power-games and the subsistence of roughly 2000 farmers.  More than the visible dangers of this kraken, are the invisible ones. Water pollution, caused by leaking nutrients (nitrogen…

3 Days left to support the Indiegogo campaign for the Hemp Book

11-21-2018 It’s been an exciting time the four weeks of crowdfunding, kind of feels like a year in itself. Please read the latest and last newsletter for more and check out my publication in The Outdoor Journal.   A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers,…

The GOOD NEWS Newsletter

11-06-2018 Aren’t we thriving for the good news in a way? Of course the bad ones are catchier, but negativity isn’t something to dwell in, hence I have started the Hemp Newsletter, that is somehow becoming the GOOD NEWS. If you want to follow up on this weeks read, please check out the newsletter under…

Crowdfunding for HEMP book is on!

  10-23-2018 Yesterday was the official start for the crowdfunding campaign that Maren Krings has started to get support for her long-term project on the hemp plant. Over the years you have probably seen many of her posts on hemp, made from a total of sixteen different countries, she visited for the investigative research on…

Agent of Change: HEMP

The photographer Maren Krings has been working since July 2016 on this longterm, investigative documentary about hemp: A plant to transform human basic need into more sustainable practice for our planet.  In oder to document how the plant influences political systems, social behavior and environmental awareness worldwide, she has travelled 26 countries in the last…

Online Journal publication on hemp

04-07-2018 My quest on hemp has been going for almost 2 years now and first results are being produced. At the moment I am in Zürich, Switzerland at the trade fare “Criterion” with four of the players of my hemp story: Werner Schönthaler (Hempstone), Alpenpioniere, Ecopassion and Glärnisch Textil. Really the well known company “Freitag”…

Special exhibition on hemp at the “Criterion” fair in Zürich

03-20-2018 From April 5th – 8th the ambitioned trade fair “Criterion” will take place in Zürich. Act different and do better is their claim. Hence it came at no surprise that the special exhibition this year will focus on hemp. I will be presenting my current state of work on the book on hemp on Sunday April…

Ausstellung verlängert

09-01-2017 Im Rahmen des 41. Kirchtags (24. September 2017) im Museum Tiroler Bauernhöfe in Kramsach, freue ich mich das die Ausstellung bis zum 09. Oktober verlängert wurde. Wer Interesse hat, die Fotoausstellung “Alpine Reflexionen” ist jeden Tag von 9.00-17.00 Uhr zu besichtigen! Due to the event of Kirchtag on the 24th of September, the photography exhibition “Alpine reflexions”…

Hanf – Samen für eine neue Welt

06-27-2017 Hemp seems to celebrate a certain renaissance at the moment. The ancient plant has finally been rediscovered for all the brilliant qualities it has! Without wanting to be in the middle of a hype I discovered hemp for myself a year ago in the beautiful South Tyrollean village of Tschengls… and this is where the adventure…

Official Tirol calendar 2018

03-01-2017 It’s official now, the Tirol calendar 2018 is off into printing now. Happy to have had the chance of doing the whole calendar with my impressions throughout the year! Seit heute ist es „gedruckte Sache“, der Tirol Kalender 2018 wird ein ganzes Jahr meiner Tirol Impressionen zeigen.  

February Servus – Magazine

02-24-2017 Have you checked out Februarys issue of Servus in Stadt und Land – magazine? I got my story on Joseph „Seppi“ Salvenmoser from Kitzbühel in it. Diesen Monat ist im Servus Magazin der Artikel über Joseph „Seppi“ Salvenmoser von Kitzbühel erschienen. Anbei eine kleine Vorschau!

Surreal experience: Faroe Islands

02-20.2017 I just returned from a stunning trip to the Faroe Islands, working on several photographic productions and fine tuning my knowledge on landscape photography in a great seminar with Hasselblad ambassador and outdoor photographer Lars Schneider. Frisch von der Insel retour, bin ich noch tief beeindruckt von den Impressionen der Färöer! Eine spannende Zeit…

Merry x-mas and a wonderful 2017!

12-27-2016 2016 was a very special year! New paths, new friendships, new projects and many wonderful old contacts and friendships that were able to be renewed, marked this year! Thank you for your trust and the great cooperations as well as the many open doors I found during my travel through Europe and the US! May 2017…

Tanzen auf Schnee

05-10-2016 Anmutig sind sie, die Tänzer auf  Telemarkski, welche im Kniefall ihre Kurven nehmen und durch Eleganz und ein gewisses Quäntchen Ruhe die Hektik des alpinen Wintersportes durchbrechen. Und noch etwas: es werden immer mehr! Anfang des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts erfand der Norweger Sondre Norheim im Südnorwegischen Morgedal den Prototyp des heutigen Telemark-Skis. Die Bindung aus…

Using summer to its fullest

09-27-2016 I have neglected my newsfeed on the website a bit for the better of my portfolio. It has been an incredibly interesting and busy summer so far. Traveling throughout the alpine regions of Europe, following stories, reportages and jobs has created a new body of work. The images will soon fill the different sections of my…

BOOK Tux–Finkenberg

In 2014 the German photographer, Maren Krings, was commissioned by Tux-Finkenberg Tourist Board to produce a new photographic album of the Tux valley entitled Tux-Finkenberg: Looking Beyond the Contour Lines. It represents a photographic documentation of the Tux valley over a period of two-and-a-half years and across all seasons. With a resolute focus on the…

RAAM 2016 is history!

06-26-2016 It’s been crazy 11 days, 17 hours and 30 minutes, not just for the german RAAM rider Julian Eisenbeis, but also for his entire crew, which I was part of in oder to photo document the are behind the scenes. It will probably take me a couple days to reflect on this really intense…