Jens Schmidt is born in Germany and 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. In 2010 he decided to collaborate with his partner Lydia Gorges and they are now working as a duo as well.
Jens Schmidt is based in Berlin and has worked for magazines and clients like: Vogue Russia , Vogue Germany , Glamour Germany , Glamour Spain, B Magazine, Bite, GQ, L'Officiel Homme, Modzik, Sleek , Spray, Tush, Port Magazine, MyTheresa.