Jan was born in 1973 in a German town near the Danish border. After attending Rudolf Steiner School, he began his university studies and also set out assisting various photographers from many nations on shoots around the world. Jan began working as an independent photographer at the age of 26, gathering experience in the fields of fashion, beauty, still-life, food and interiors. He has worked for a variety of magazines, catalogs and several advertising campaigns. Jan’s style is lively and vibrant, full of movement, and is always aiming for true authenticity. He is constantly trying to capture the expression that makes viewers stop and look.

Jan lives in Hamburg with photographer Hannah Kompanik and their 2 sons



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