Jacob Ehrbahn

Country: Denmark 🇩🇰

Jacob Ehrbahn (1970) is a Danish photojournalist who has been a staff photographer at the Danish daily national newspaper Politiken since 2003. Prior to that, he worked for Jyllands-Posten , another Danish national newspaper, for six years. Through the years, Ehrbahn has covered prominent news stories as well as the daily lives of people throughout the world. Since 2015 his main focus have been covering stories about refugees and migrants seeking a better life in Europe. But he has also done two trips reporting from the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. Ehrbahn has received numerous awards for his work, including 11 POYi awards, 10 NPPA awards and 2 wpp awards. In 2014 he was named Photographer of the Year in Denmark for the third time and In 2016 his reportage "Refugee stream" won several awards including 1st prize in SIPA’s Storyboard category.\\r\\nBooks: \\r\\nTitle: "69 - Kampen for et ungdomshus" published in Denmark, Dec. 2008 by POLITIKEN . For 17 months Ehrbahn followed young activists’ struggle to establish a new alternative youth house in Copenhagen, after their former house was demolished by the authorities and riots broke out. \\r\\nTitle: “Headbangers” Published worldwide by PowerHouse Books. Sept. 2015. With a conceptual approach Jacob Ehrbahn has created a collection of intimate portraits of the beauty and chaos of heavy metal rockers in the throes of musical ecstacy taken at European metal festivals.