Portrait by Jan Huetz


Thomas Ternes is a German director and cinematographer.
He developed a strong affinity for portraits combined with the automotive spectrum. Thomas began immersing himself into an intimate look into the lives of various subcultures including touring with servals musicans. He fell in love with capturing their energy and character in images.
To master all of the technical skills he started out to work as a fulltime photographer’s assistant for Alex Rank and Uwe Duettmann for serval years. Continuing working with Paolo Roversi, Glen Luchford and Ellen von Unwerth.
In 2020 Thomas pushed himself even further and started to built a strong cinemagraphic portfolio including international productions for ADUI, BMW, VW, SMART, MERCEDES BENZ, HYUANDAI, CASTROL and many others.
His abilty of beeing a professional photographer supports him to create lights, shadows, graphic settings and directing talents.


Apple USA, TBWA USA, Brooklyn Brothers,BMW, VOLKSWAGEN, TOYOTA, FORD, behind the scenes GmbH, DDB Germany, Innocean Europe, Chang Lin Agency, Schirner & Zang Institute, where is the beef?, Jung von Matt, Peperoni Haus, AOK, VW, Hyundai, Castrol, Ford, Nivea, Fuechse Berlin, Wella, GASAG Berlin, Alba Berlin, Isabel Vollrath, Maisonnoée, Bild am Sonntag, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Platea Magazine, Musikexpress, Breuninger Magazine, Business Punk, Uncle Sallys Magazine, Visions Magazine, Kids Wear Magazine, Institute Magazine, Dreamingless Magazine, Cake Magazine, Nena, Udo Walz, Matthias Schwaighöfer, Joko Winterscheidt, Talib Kweli, Paul Kalkbrenner, Michelle de Lucci, Primal Scream, Chuck Ragan, Atmosphere, Les Savy Fav, Enon, Xiu Xiu, and more.