Toni SchneidersSchneiders was born on May 13, 1920 in Urbar near Koblenz, Germany. 1936 to 1938: apprenticeship at the Menzel photo studio. From 1940: served in the aerial photography unit of the German Air Force, and as a front-line war reporter. From 1948: opened a photo studio in Lindau at Lake Constance; co-founded the fotoform collective; numerous group exhibitions. 1950 to 1951: took over the Werner Mannsfeldt photo studio in Hamburg; returned to Lindau. From 1953: extensive travels throughout Europe, Africa and Asia. Diverse exhibitions and honours, including the DGPh Cultural Award 1999 (together with fellow fotoform members Siegfried Lauterwasser and Wolfgang Reisewitz). Toni Schneiders passed away in Lindau on August 4, 2006.
Toni Schneiders Archive
Toni Schneiders Retrospective in Munich