Freelance ethnographer, researcher & consultant

Editorial Photography
by Jacob Langvad Nilsson

What is the essence of an idea? Can a concept be conveyed visually? Beautiful photographs capture readers hearts—and create headlines, too


An experienced editorial photographer commissioned to shoot feature photos is thorough in his subject choices, and attentively matches the tone of his photograph with the associated publication. Creative choices are balanced with subject relevance, making both considerations pivotal in the process.

Jacob Langvad Nilsson has the experience and the balance to have provided editorial photography for magazines like Monocle, Art+Auction, Wallpaper* and others since he graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 2003 with a degree in Photojournalism. Last year, Jacob's photographs were featured in the Diamond Offshore annual report for 2011.

Taking photos for creative magazines and energy companies might seem like different pursuits, but both require thorough research and preparation, an eye for details and a well-developed sense of what makes an appropriate subject.

After a stint in São Paulo, Brazil, Jacob now resides in New York and works as a photographer for internationally recognized editorial and commercial clients, consumer behavior research companies and humanitarian causes.


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Jacob Langvad Nilsson / JLCO Group contact@jacoblangvad.com+1 (917) 740-9015