Berry Behrendt was born in Hamburg , Germany. He started his carrier as a photographer in his late twenties after several years touring and recording as a musician in Europe . After a short period working as a freelance assistant for several international established photographers he quickly got the chance to work on his own for well know German magazines such as Elle, Brigitte, Brigitte Young Miss , Petra , Maxi , Max and several others.
Beside his successful start as a fashion photographer he begun to established himself a portrait photographer by shooting musicians mainly for the record industry . His work received recognition in the United States where he was invited to work with some of the most succesful musicians like Jay Z , Missy Elliott, Kanye West, and Moby to name a few. In 2000 he took the given chance to move to New York where he currently works and lives.