Freelance ethnographer, researcher & consultant

Mission Statement

To create value enhancement for all our clients through creative solutions grounded in a documentary approach, within the fields of editorial and commercial photography, visual ethnography, and human-centered design research

Business Ethnography

Business Ethnography

Human-centered design research leveraged by top international brands to inform their expansion into emerging markets

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Visual Ethnography

Visual Ethnography

Documenting the customs of peoples and cultures through a series of photographs

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Editorial Photographer

Editorial Photography

A visual narative for business in an informed documentary style reflecting an intense labor of subtlety and precision

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Portrait Photography

A masterly collection of portraits that capture those telling, unguarded moments which suddenly bring people to life, combined with the artist's sense of texture, form and lighting

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Commercial Photographer

Commercial Photography

An assortment of unique photographic images with highly stylized shots that do not look like classic advertising and draws viewers into the moment, giving them a compelling and award-winning status

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Corporate Photographer

Corporate Photography

Production of corporate images that portray people at work and which promote concepts across multiple market segments to communicate the company's narrative and what the business leader symbolizes

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Industry Photographer

Industry Photography

Showcase a business's capabilities and bring a sense of human warmth to industrial environments. Gain attention for a growing business with an enormous impact on consumers

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Healthcare Photographer

Healthcare Photography

Displaying an assemblage of quality photographs for healthcare industry, incl. clinics, doctors and hospitals that portray dedication and care; something, which is necessary in this sensitive and objective area of photography

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Oil & Gas Photographer

Oil & Gas Photography

Jacob works on-site to capture the unique character of the energy industry by highlighting the raw strength and practical skill of their workers.

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Human-centered Design Research in Emerging Markets


Jacob Langvad Nilsson continues to work persistently in the cross-section between editorial photojournalism and visual ethnography, pushing the boundaries of human-centered design research to tell stories about globalization, cultural shift, and the aspirations and desires of people living in a changing world.

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Contact

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