My bio in a nutshell

Ismanah a.k.a. Maria Rafaela Schulze-Vorberg


Born September 1962 in Bukumbi/Tanzania

Raised and lived in Quito/Ecuador, Birnbach/Germany, Cali/Colombia, Cedar Rapids/USA, Lima/Peru and Bonn/Germany

Banklehre/Bankfachwirtin (Hannover/Köln)
University: Universidad de Lima, Ciencias de la comunicación (Lima/Peru)

Married since 1994 with Max Raimund, living with our two children Mateo & Maya Magdalena in Koenigswinter, Germany.


My inner eye and feeling for composition and light, for colors and aesthetics give me my competence in creating fine art photography. My photography speaks for itself.


Associate member of

Associate member of SICA Interantional.