J. KONRAD SCHMIDT
Konrad was born in the year, George Orwell wrote a book about and grew up in an architect family in Germany. After school he escaped the normative force of bourgeois society and took the chance to tie together the big loves of his life: human faces, aesthetic perfection and a great photo.
He finished photography studies with excellent examination and ever since works as independant photographer based in Berlin.
Konrad usually works and lives as a “citizen of everywhere” on the European axles between Berlin and Paris as well as Hamburg and London and beyond.
J. Konrad Schmidt is considered the “entfant visible” of German photographers.
“Konrad ist ein Kerl, der das, was er macht, gerne richtig machen will und nicht nur mit dem halben Arsch!”
His work is known to be a composition of timeless elegance and style, his rough perfection and an incorruptible glance for women.
In his personal projects and books J. Konrad Schmidt often uses analog black&white film as his way to tell a story within pictures. Not only in the darkroom this passion is a calm search for soul within the moment of exposure. Up close and personal.
J. Konrad Schmidt’s private life is dominated by fine black tea and piano based music.
J. Konrad Schmidt is full member of the AOP Association of Photographers in London/UK and professional member of the honorable BFF Berufsverband Freie Fotografen und Filmgestalter.
Since the beginning of 2014 he is also Adobe® Influence Partner.
Since April 2016 J. Konrad Schmidt is member of the board of the BFF Berufsverband Freie Fotografen und Filmgestalter.
„There is a real sense of story, and the models seem to be treated with a much more humanistic eye.”
„Ein Mann voller Leidenschaften!”
“Pur und roh feiert er in hartem Grau und tiefem Schwarz die Schönheit der Frauen.”