Norbert Rosing grew up in Wettringen in the Münsterland and has been living in Grafrath near Munich with his wife Elli since the mid-1970s.
The roots of Norbert's great story "In the Realm of the Polar Bears" were laid in spring 1988. Since then, the Arctic theme has become his hobby, his passion, his life. More than fifty trips took him to Northern Canada, Svalbard and Greenland - always close to the wonders of this breathtaking world.
Magazines such as GEO and National Geographic printed his pictures.
Norbert Rosing also intensively photographs his home country Germany. For over 30 years he has been traveling the country's natural pearls from the coasts, across the rivers, through the low mountain ranges to the Alps in all seasons. Everything in color and b / w.
Another focus is the wide landscapes of the USA, especially from the Yellowstone NP to the impressive landscapes in the Southwest.
Norbert Rosing won international awards at the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition, Nature's Best Magazine (USA), appeared on "Kerner", "Markus Lanz" and "Stern TV" and became known as a nature photographer on Canadian and German television.
In 2015 he became the godfather of the polar bear twin "Nobby" at Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich.
Norbert Rosing has published more than 20 illustrated books. The Federal Ministry of Finance has so far published 9 stamps from the motives of the “Wild Germany” project. His book "Wild Germany" (2007), which was published by National Geographic, became a bestseller.
Norbert Rosing is also known for his excellent multivision lectures.
Inzwischen veröffentlichte Norbert Rosing mehr als 20 Bildbände. Das neueste Buch: "WILDNIS" erschien im März 2018 im Tecklenborg Verlag.
Von den Motiven aus dem Projekt „Wildes Deutschland“ wurden vom Bundesministerium der Finanzen bisher 9 Briefmarken veröffentlicht.
Sein Buch „Wildes Deutschland“, (2007) das bei National Geographic verlegt wurde, wurde zum Bestseller. Im Herbst 2017 erschien das Buch: „Mein Wildes Deutschland“ im gleichen Verlag.