Jacob Ehrbahn

Country: Denmark 🇩🇰

Jacob Ehrbahn (1970) is a Danish photojournalist. He graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 1993. In 2003 he was headhunted by the Danish daily national newspaper Politiken, which has long had a strong tradition in photojournalism excellence; he has been working there ever since. Over the years, Ehrbahn has covered prominent international news stories as well as the daily lives of people around the world.
Ehrbahn has received numerous awards for his work, including two World Press Photo awards, 15 NPPA - Best of Photojournalism awards, 13 Pictures of the Year International awards, and 15 awards in Siena International Photo awards. In the Danish Press Photo of the Year contest he has received 32 prizes, including being named Photographer of the Year five times. In 2021 he was awarded PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR in NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism contest. In 2022 he was awarded PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR Second place. In April 2021 he had his third photography monograph “A DREAM OF EUROPE“ published with Dewi Lewis Publishing and Gyldendal (Danish edition). previous titles: “Headbangers” Publisher: PowerHouse Books, (2015) and "69 - Kampen for et ungdomshus" Publisher: Politiken (2008).