Dirk Behlau, aka „The Pixeleye“, born in 1971, is an internationally acclaimed designer and photographer from Cologne/Germany. Since 1999, he creates individual high-class solutions for international customers in his design-studios „Pixeleye Interactive“.
He prefers shooting „Kool Lifestyle“: american cars from the 30´s till 70´s, classic glamorous pin-ups, rockstars and uncommon people with attitude. The Pixeleye works worldwide for international publications and high-roller brands.
"He´s well known all over europe, constantly on the road and always good for some new and brilliant stuff coming from his HQ in the center of germany, wether it´s another beautiful coffeetable gem like all his books are [...] Welcome Pixeleye to the West Coast Choppers Europe Crew as the official Photographer. Hey Dirk, we´re happy and proud to have you on board!" West Coast Choppers Europe
“Dirk's work is absolutely phenomenal. He is highly creative! Dirk is an inspirational artist, photographer and graphic designer. He turns the volume up on design!” Cathryn Woodhall, Director of Curriculum Development at VisionHeart, Inc. (USA)
"Dirk Behlau is a knock-out photographer and graphic artist from Germany. His style is unique and his images are suberb!" Fuel Magazine (Australia)
"Dirk Behlau is one of the most exiting photographers in the European Hot Rod scene today" Ol´Skool Rodz Magazine (USA)
"Dirk "Pixeleye" Behlau: Der Fotograf, Designer und Grafiker gilt als einer der profiliertesten Bildkünstler, wenn es um das Thema Hot Rods und den dazugehörigen Lebensstil geht." Spiegel ONLINE (Germany)