Jens Schmidt and Lydia Gorges are both born in Germany.
Lydia started to follow her passion with an apprenticeship in photography and then she began her career as an assistant in still life and advertising photography in Germany, where she acquired her wide range of technical skills.
Following her interest in fashion, she decided to change her field of work to fashion and moved to Paris in 2004. Throughout the next six years she traveled the globe assisting photographers like Camilla Akrans, Michelangelo di Battista as a first assistant for 5 years, Glen Luchford and Ezra Petronio from Selfservice Magazine. In 2010 she decided to collaborate with her partner Jens Schmidt and they are now working as a duo.
Jens Schmidt started his photography career at an early age with shooting his first pics during punk rock shows all over Germany. This was followed by commissioned work for the legendary German music magazine Spex where he shot bands like Smashing Pumpkins, Metallica, Slayer, Michael Jackson and many more. From there he turned professional and moved to New York to start his career in fashion.
They are based in Paris and have worked for magazines like:, Vogue Russia , Vogue Germany , Glamour Germany , Glamour Spain, B Magazine, Bite, GQ, L'Officiel Homme, Modzik, Sleek , Spray, Tush, Port Magazine.