Sören Hese works as a self employed freelancer in the domain of yacht and regatta sailing photography with focus on classic regatta events.
Central motivation for his photography is a fascination for aesthetics and a search for the perfect bokeh and composition.

The online image archive provides the largest image repository  of the classic yacht regatta events “Havel Klassik“ and “German Classics“. Sören Hese is based in Berlin/Germany.


All photographs, text and layout: copyright 2004-2018 Sören Hese. Full or partial use for commerical or private purpose must be licensed. This explicitly includes all forms of use within social networks and on private or commercial websites.

Digital Workflow:

Full uncompressed RAW (NEF) image processing workflow using Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop CS
on XRITE calibrated screens, 35-46 megapixel 14bit imaging using large color spaces, state of the art full  frame (FX) sensor technology, most recent lens technology and post processing including lens correction, defringing and conservative artefact free sharpening.


Winner Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2017 / Top70 Mirabaud 2015 / Top70 Mirabaud 2014

Image Archive:


Memberships:  FREELENS e.V. / NPS