"... Leicagallery's Photographer of the Month is Wilfried Hinz from Switzerland. His recent submission to
Leicagallery caught our eye with his soulfull capturing of the small town of Berne in his homeland Switzerland.
Take a look at Wilfried's creative use of composition and mastery of the Leica R system ..."
(Leica Gallery, August 2001)

"... Certificate of Excellence for the 4th place awarted to Wilfried Hinz.
In recognition of remarkable work in the AGFA Contest "Colour" ...
(Dr. Ulrich Thieme / AGFA Germany, Februar 2002)

" ... with a few things you express something realy strong in the pictures ..."
(ER, April 2002)

"Wilfried Hinz Photography - genau solche Bilder begeistern mich gerade. Unglaublich - ästhetisch -
ja poetisch: Die Kunst der kleinen Dinge - der Linien - der Formen - der Komposition ..."
(ST, Mai 2002)

"Closer than this is difficult, in every sense."
(PONTOS DE VISTA, Januar 2005)

"The Color Awards celebrates photographers who operate at the highest levels of their craft, Wilfried Hinz's entry certainly represents color imaging at its finest and we're pleased to present him with the Certificate of Achievement."
(
Basil O'Brien, Creative Director / International Color Awards, Mai 2006)

"Professional photography in Swiss quality."
(JFW, Dezember 2007)

Sehr herzlichen Dank für Dein so offenes und freundliches Wesen,
das so Wesentliches in der Fotografie ins Licht bringt!

(Jürg Lenggenhager/Berner Künstler, April 2008)

I havent't seen anything as good as that for a long time.
(NB, Mai 2008)

Wilfried Hinz présente des photos noir & blanc de grande qualité sur son site sobre
et bien réussi sur le plan graphique.
(Club photo des institutions européennes à Luxembourg, November 2008)

"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 13'321 entries we received this year.

Wilfried Hinz's "DEEP IN THE FOREST", an exceptional image entered in the category "Abstract",
represents contemporary color photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present him with the title of Nominee."
(Basil O'Brien, Creative Director / International Color Awards, November 2011)

Wieder einmal mehr ein absolutes Hammerbild aus des Meisters Hand! So fägt's.
(JK, Dezember 2012)

LOS ANGELES - Professional photographer Wilfried Hinz of Switzerland was presented with the
6th Annual Photography Masters Cup (8'521 entries) at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow

(Honorable Mention in Sport | Very Close To It, Nominee in Sport | Movement, Nominee in Fine Art | Minefield)
.
The live online ceremony webcast Saturday, February 16, 2013 was attended by photography fans in 86 countries
who logged on to see the climax of the industry's most important event for color photography.
(Basil O'Brien, Creative Director / International Color Awards, Februar 2013)

The Other Hundred "I":
The photographs we received in the open call - over 11'000 images from 158 countries
and spanning an incrediblearray of human experience - were of an astoundingly high quality.
Your work, however, stood out to the jury for both its technical excellence and as a powerful example
of the themes of The Other Hundred project. We would like to thank you for helping to make this book possible.
(Chandran Nair | The Other Hundred Project Director, Mai 2013)

The Other Hundred "II":
Over the next two months we will be featuring our 100 winning photographers! First up is
Wilfried Hinz, a Swiss photographer who lives with his wife and two kids in Belp. His work has been
exhibited throughout Europe and has received numerous awards and accolades.
(The Other Hundred, Juli 2013)

The Other Hundred "III":
Guter Journalismus soll jene, die über Macht verfügen, mit scharfem Blick beobachten und über sie berichten.
Guter Journalismus soll aber auch jene, und das ist die Mehrheit der Menschen, nicht übergehen und unterschätzen,
die in kleinem Masse Einfluss ausüben. Einfluss auf ihr eigenes Leben, auf das ihrer Familie,
auf eine Gemeinschaft oder ein kleines Unternehmen.
(Andreas Jahn | NZZ, November 2013)

The Other Hundred "IV":
Selected from 11'000 images shot in 158 countries, submitted by almost 1'500 photographers.”
This is a photographic album of snaps from the lives of 100 people from every continent
who will never appear in rich lists. Try this!
(Janice Galloway, Dezember 2013)

LOS ANGELES - Professional photographer Wilfried Hinz of Switzerland was presented with the
7th Annual Photography Masters Cup (7'416 entries) at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow
(4 x
Nominee in Sport/Abstract and 1 x Honor of Distinction in Abstract).
7th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Contrasto, Rome; Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam;
Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal; Barbara Frigerio Contemporary Art, Milan; Clair Galerie, Munich;
and Ingrid Deuss Gallery, Belgium who honored Color Masters with 274 coveted title awards in 18 categories.
(Photomasterscup, 2014)

8'508 entries were received from 73 countries and your work received a high percentage of votes overall.
3 Nominations and 1 Honorable Mention! Certainly an achievement, well done Wilfried Hinz!
(BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARDS
| LA - Beverly Hills, 2014)

Wilfried Hinz of Switzerland was awarded "Honorable Mention" in the Monochrome Awards 2014 Competition.
The 2014 Monochrome Awards received nearly 7'000 submissions from 86 countries around the world.
Winning images were selected by panel of international judges, including:
Ted Preuss, David Fokos, Roman Loranc, David Johndrow, Stefano Brunesci, Tomasz Lazar,
Dominique Bollinger, Andre Brito, Giacomo Brunelli and Martin Stavars.
(Sebastian Markis, Monochrome Awards President, Februar 2015)

The Jury represented the industry's biggest names and tastemakers including
Christie's, Frieze, Whitechapel Gallery, Eyestorm, Edinburgh Film Festival, DB Agency, Gup Magazine
and Art Beatus Gallery who reviewed the entries online before making their nominations and honoring
in 33 categories (7'358 entries).
Congratulations once again, we wish you a most successful photography year!
(Basil O'Brien, Creative Director / International Color Awards, April 2015)

Dear Wilfried, CONGRATULATIONS on being a Nominee at the 10th Annual Black & White Spider Awards with:
Nominee in Abstract | Nightmare and Nominee in Sport | Speed
7'686 entries were received from 74 countries and your work received a high percentage of votes overall.
Certainly an achievement, well done!

(BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARDS | LA - Beverly Hills, 2015)

"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 5'678 entries we received this year,"
said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. "Wilfried Hinz's "SMILEY BAG", an exceptional image
entered in the category "Still Life", represents contemporary color photography at its finest,
and we're pleased to present him with the title of Honorable Mention."
(International Color Awards, April 2016)

Wilfried, CONGRATULATIONS on being a Winner at the 11th Annual Black & White Spider Awards with:
Sport | The Hunted
7'556 entries were received from 71 countries.

(BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARDS | LA - Beverly Hills, 2016)

Dear Wilfried, CONGRATULATIONS on being a Nominee at the 10th Annual International Color Awards with:
Nominee in Sport | Hands Up! - Nominee in Sport | Happy Landing - Nominee in Sport | Nick Lucena, USA
6'178 entries were received from 75 countries and your work received a high percentage of votes overall.
Certainly an achievement, well done!
(International Color Awards, April 2017)