Car crashes, wrecked trucks, everyday life at the police station, etc. For 50 years, Arnold Odermatt documented traffic accidents on the roads of the Swiss canton of Niwalden. He was first lieutenant but also the official police photographer and his pictures served as evidence.


His technical equipment consisted of a Rolleiflex camera, a tripod and a magnesium cartridge to illuminate scenes of accidents at night as brightly as if it were day.

Information about Odermatt: university news, Deutsche boerse,
More images on artnet, James Kelly and wdr.
Via bezembinder. Book.