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"Photography is my joy.
Making books is my passion."

Walter Oczlon,

born and raised in St. Johann-Salzburg. Training as a photographer and commercial artist at the Higher Graphic Training and Research Institute and the master class for photography in Vienna. Since 1979, he has had his own studio with a focus on advertising and architectural photography, pre-press and commercial graphics. Lives and works in St. Johann and Salzburg, Austria

National & International awards from 2018 including:
CCA Creative Club Austria / Venus, 2018
ADC Art Directors Club Germany & ADCE / Silver Winner, 2018
Red Dot Design Award /Best of the Best, 2018
Red Dot Design Award
/Grand Prix, 2018
German Photo Book Prize /Gold Winner, 2018/19
German Design Award
/Winner, 2018 & Special Mention, 2022
Berlin type
/Diploma, 2018

Berlin type/Gold Winner, 2022
C2ACreative Communication Award/Best of the Best, 2022
ICMA International Creative Media /Award Gold, 2022
LICCLondon Intern. Creative Competition
/Award Finalist, 2022
IF Design Award /Winner 2018 & 2023
European Architectural Photography Prize / Recognition, 2023
ADC Art Directors Club Germany / Nail in Gold Winner, 2023
International Architecture & Design Award 2023 / Gold winner

Red Dot Design Award /Best of the Best, 2023
Red Dot Design Award
/Grand Prix, 2023
Group & Solo exhibitions including:
Museum of Modern Art (Vienna)
Gallery Seven – Stern (Steyr)
Künstlerhaus (Vienna)
Rupertinum – Traklhaus (Salzburg)
Zingst Photo Festival
German Architecture Museum (Frankfurt)
Darmstadt Photography Days
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Author photography books:

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2022, 382 pages

31 meter Leporello book

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Breeding & Order

2012, hardcover. 216 pages


Water – form from movement

2002, hardcover. 120 pages

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Under the bridges

2018, flat book. 138 pages

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River water

2008, hardcover. 248 pages

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