Toby Binder, born 1977 in Esslingen, studied at the Stuttgart Academy of Art and Design. Soon he focused his photography on social and political topics. Based in Argentina and Germany he works on assignments and personal projects where he finds his topics in post-war and crisis situations as well as in the daily life of the people.

His work has been awarded and nominated internationally, e.g. for the Sony-World-Photo-Awards and the Nannen-Preis in 2017. The same year he received an Honorable Mention at the UNICEF Photo of the Year.

He is member of Anzenberger Agency and represented by fotogloria.


mail@toby-binder.de / +49 160 92371505

Anzenberger Agency
 / +43 1 5878251

mike.gamio@fotogloria.de / +49 40 609429061


Greenpace Magazin
Amnesty Journal
Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin


  • Neon
  • Nido
  • Brigitte
  • Die Zeit
  • Der Spiegel
  • NZZ Neue Zürcher Zeitung
  • brand eins
  • VICE
  • ADAC-Reisemagazin
  • Chrismon
  • Datum – Seiten der Zeit
  • Lufthansa Magazin
  • Geolino
  • Focus
  • Der Freitag
  • Geo Special
  • Das Magazin
  • Prospect Magazine
  • Foreign Policy
  • SOS Kinderdörfer
  • Stern View
  • 11Freunde

Awards & Grants

Canon & ProfiFoto New Talent Award 2018
Honorable Mention UNICEF Photo of the Year 2017


  • shortlist Felix-Schoeller-Award 2017
  • nomination Nannen-Preis 2017
  • HIPA-Award-Winner 2017
  • finalist Luis-Valtueña-Award 2017
  • 2nd prize Life-Framer-Award 2016
  • shortlist Alfred-Fried-Award 2016
  • nomination Medienpreis der Kindernothilfe 2015
  • shortlist Alfred-Fried-Award 2014
  • nomination Medienpreis der Kindernothilfe 2013
  • shortlist Henri-Nannen-Preis 2012
  • Vattenfall Foto-Preis 2011
  • Martin-Lagois-Preis 2010
  • DAAD grant for the project „Estación Constitución“ 2005

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