Jakob is a Hanover based photographer. He works in the fields of editorial, portrait and documentary photography. His work focusses, beside assignments, on personal long-term projects mainly dealing with societal structures.

> email: info@jakobschnetz.de
> phone: +49 173 811 8979
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Can be hired for assignments both national and international.
For print sales please get in touch via mail.

Jakob is also represented by plainpicture.




Süddeutsche Zeitung
Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin
ZEIT Online
ZEIT Campus
WIRED Online
Junge Oper Hannover
Staatstheater Hannover
Oper Bonn
Landestheater Linz
Kampnagel Hamburg

Awards / Grants

2018 Riga Photomonth Selection
2018 Shortlisted for Sony World Photography Awards, professional competition, creative category
2018 Finalist LensCulture Exposure Award, Netherlands
2017 Nominated for N-Ost Reportage Award, Germany
2017 Shortlisted for Kolga Award, Georgia
2016 Winner LensCulture Emerging Talent Award, Netherlands
2016 Winner PDN Photo Annual, student category, USA
2016 Winner 1st place German Youth Photo Prize, Germany
2016 Shortlisted for Kolga Award, Georgia
2016 Finalist Freelens Award, Germany
2016 Voies Off Selection, France
2015 Winner Gabriel Grüner Grant, Germany
2015 Winner 1st place German Youth Photo Prize, Germany
2015 Nominated for Felix Schoeller Emerging Talent Award, Germany
2015 Winner silver medal (interpretive eye category) and bronze medal (general news category) at CPOY
(College Photographer of the Year Award), USA
2015 Shortlisted for Kolga Award, Georgia
2014 Winner VGH Photo Award, Germany

Exhibitons / Screenings

2018 Riga Photo Month, Kanepes Culture Centre, Riga, Latvia (group) (screening) (upcoming)
2018 Photo London, LensCulture Exposure Awards, London, GB (group) (screening) (upcoming)
2018 Somerset House, Sony World Photo Awards, London, GB (group) (screening) (upcoming)
2018 Galerie BOHAI, Hanover, Germany (solo) (current)
2017 HANT Magazine at Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany (group)
2017 Representation of the state of Lower-Saxony, Brussels, Belgium (group)
2017 Ver.di, Hanover, Germany (group)
2017 Visa Off/Visa pour l'image , Perpignan, France (group)
2017 ICP Museum, New York , USA (group) (screening)
2017 Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Neuenhaus, Germany (solo)
2017 StreetPhoto Festival, San Francisco, USA (group) (screening)
2017 ViennaPhotoBookFestival, Vienna, Austria (group) (screening)
2017 Fotoleggendo Festival, Rome, Italy (group) (screening)
2017 Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark (group) (screening)
2017 Belfast Photo Festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland (group) (screening)
2017 PhotOn Festival, Valencia, Spain (group) (screening)
2017 Art Photo Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (group) (screening)
2017 Head On Photo Festival, Sydney, Australia (group) (screening)
2017 FestFoto Brazil 2017, Porto Alegre, Brazil (group) (screening)
2017 Krakow Photomonth Festival, Krakow, Poland (group) (screening)
2017 Los Angeles Festival of Photography, Los Angeles, USA (group) (screening)
2017 Odessa//Batumi Photo Days Festival , Odessa, Ukraine (group) (screening)
2017 FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby, UK (group) (screening)
2017 Kolga Tblisi Award, Tblisi, Georgia (group)
2017 Month of Photography Denver, Denver, USA (group) (screening)
2017 Focus Photography Festival, Mumbai, India (group) (screening)
2017 German Youth Photo Award, Forum Gestaltung, Magdeburg, Germany (group)
2017 Photo Award Hoepfner-Stiftung, Industrie- und Handelskammer, Karlsruhe, Germany (group)
2016 Tiradentes Photo Festival, Tiradentes, Brazil (group) (screening)
2016 Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hanover, Germany (group)
2016 German Youth Photo Award, photokina, Cologne, Germany (group)
2016 Leica "Upcoming Masters" Exhibition, photokina, Cologne, Germany (group)
2016 Voies Off Award Selection, Fotoistanbul Festival, Istanbul, Turkey (group) (screening)
2016 Voies Off Award Selection, Fotofestival Vois Off, Arles, France (group) (screening)
2016 Kolga Tblisi Award, Tblisi, Georgia (group)
2015 Felix Schoeller Award, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Osnabrück, Germany (group)
2015 Kolga Tblisi Award, Tbilisi, Georgia (group)
2015 German Youth Photo Award, Haus der Geschichte, Berlin, Germany (group)
2015 Trienniale of Photography, Hamburg, Germany (group)
2014 VGH Award, VGH Galerie, Hanover, Germany (solo)
2013 Mosaik Istanbul, Galerie Kulturreich, Hamburg, Germany (group)