Rolf is a full time award winning professional photographer / filmmaker since he turned 18 years of age, offering stock photography, fine art prints and private custom photo tours. Although he specialized in travel, animals and nature photography (including assignment work), he also ran a very successful studio in Germany before moving to Canada.
His passion and hard work towards photography brought him to the top of nature & travel photographers, his client list is impressive and include names like Porsche, BMW, Holland America, Alaska Airlines, Canadian Tourist Commission, Fairmont Hotels, HSUS, Toyota, National Geographic, Canadian Geographic, Readers Digest just to mention a few.
In 2004, Rolf moved permanently to Canada from Germany.
Rolf travelled intensively around the world on assignment work and to collect new travel information and stock photos for his library. In 2009, he finally decided to call the northern part of Vancouver Island, British Columbia his home.
Today he offers a beautiful Bed & Breakfast with custom photo tours on Vancouver Island, when he is home. Since 2010, after many years of traveling, he is trying to spend as much time as possible at home with his two boys.
Rolf's vision today is to evolve hickerphoto.com to a resource of professional stock photos and quality, first hand travel information.
"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." (Marcel Proust 1871-1922)