|Erling Mandelmann was born 1935 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
arrived in Switzerland 1963 in order to join a 6-month course of
photography in Vevey. He married there and has since lived in Lausanne,
from where he has worked and travelled as a freelance-photographer
for magazines and international UN-organisations, - especially for
WHO and ILO.
Furthermore he has illustrated many Berlitz travel-guide books and
did voluntary photographic work for various social or human projects
such as ATD-Quart Monde, Caritas, Amnesty International. For 18
years he also worked as part time photographer for the weekly-magazine
of Migros, an important Swiss Company.
As a photo-reporter his main preoccupation is the human being, and
for almost 40 years Erling Mandelmann has also photographed an enormous
number of people, - known or less wellknown.
Some of these portraits take part in an exhibition which has already
been shown in several countries, - as well as about a hundred published
in the book "Rencontres, - portraits from 35 years of photo
His photo-archives have now been deposited at the Historical Museum
(Musée historique de Lausanne).
This web-side is just to give an idea of his work.