Robert Bösch, photographer, mountain guide, with a master in geography from the University of Zürich, has worked for more then 30 years as a freelance photographer, specialized in outdoor, action and landscape photography. He shoots for Industry, advertising and the media, and has published numerous photographs in catalogues, books, magazines and newspapers, like Stern, Geo, Spiegel, National Geographic, among others.
Robert Bösch is the author of many coffee table-books, and with his book “Mountaineering – The Temptation of The Unknown” he won the international mountaineering book prize. As well as many outdoor topics, he has compiled in the last years several books and reportages on other subjects such as hydroelectric power stations, railways and the St. Moritz horse race “White Turf”.
Robert Bösch is an opinion leader for Nikon. His photographs have been shown in several galleries, museums, and exhibitions. 2009 he won for his life work the Eiger Special Award in the section alpine photography.
As a climber and a mountaineer he is familiar with lot of the extreme ascents of many mountains all over the world. His trips and expeditions have taken him to every continent, where he has climbed well-known and lesser-known mountains. In 2001 he climbed Mount Everest for an assignment as a photographer and cameraman.
In the recent years he has documented most of Ueli Steck’s speed and extreme climbs.