About me

Matthias Rüby Fotograf
Matthias Rüby Fotograf

Photographer based in Munich, Germany. Studied Visual Communication at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) and Political Science at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU). Graduated Dipl. Sc. Pol. Univ. with a thesis about the political dimension of the Iconic Turn.

Working freelance in the corporate and private sector with a view to portraits, events and reportage for clients in Europe and the Caribbean.

Born 1987 in Regensburg, Germany. Graduated from a humanistic school in Burghausen and won the school’s award for a thesis about non-iconistic design. Initially worked as a photo journalist while studying at the arts college in Zurich in 2008 and moved on to being an employed photographer in the private sector while studying political sciences in 2010. Graduated Diploma and turned to being selfemployed in 2017.


About my work

Authentic images

I believe that telling an authentic story is better than advertising, that humans are more susceptable to images than to text and that photography is faster of a medium than film.


Abendzeitung München / Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing / Allianz / Aposto / Avalon Premium Cars / Auswärtiges Amt / Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Unterricht und Kultus / Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte / CERN / Christian Dior / Deutscher Bundestag / EY / Gesellschaft für Außenpolitik / Hofburg Wien / Instituto Cervantes / Jaguar Land Rover / Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität / McDonald’s Detuschland / Nasch / P1 Gaststätten / Red Bull / Siemens / SPD / Spiegel Online / Süddeutsche Zeitung / Susi Mai / Technische Universität München / Universität Bayreuth / UniCredit Bank / Virgin Group