Manfred Baumann was born 1968 in Vienna, Austria. His grandfather, who was a reporter during the 2nd World War, was his biggest inspiration. He supported him and donated him his first camera, a Praktika. Today Manfred Baumann's work appears in magazines and international advertisements. In the last years Baumann has concentrated on portrait-photography. He has already portrayed celebrities like Sir Roger Moore, Bruce Willis, Ralf Möller, Alfons Haider, Tommy Haas and Tamee Harrison.