ABOUT.


Hi, I am Jens

Let me help you to get to know me. I am a freelance photographer based in beautiful Hamburg, Germany. I found my enduring passion for photography back in 2006. This website is up and running since late 2015. Visiting new countries and regions is what I enjoy the most. So far I have been to about 45 countries. But my bucket list holds many more places that I want to explore within the next years. My day job is at the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce.

 

A Sabbatical to reset my focus

Together with my lovely wife we took a six month sabbatical between 2019 and 2020. We travelled the world for three months (Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Hawai'i) and spent two months in South Africa. We are thankful to have finished the trip perfectly in time when Covid-19 hit the world. During these six months I was able to photograph lots of stunning places and had a few photo jobs along the way.

 

My side business

2019 was also the year that I officially set up a side business for photography. Jens Assmann Photography is now a licensed German company and I am in the process of growing this business.

 

My Photography

Photography is not about one single genre for me. I love the variety of it and switching between them. But if I had to focus on a genre it would be Landscape and Travel Photography. I studied geography and am always up for vast untouched landscapes, volcanoes, glaciers, mountains and dramatic seascapes. Iceland and New Zealand are very high on my alltime favorites list. I love being outdoors and a good hike. Seeing some wildlife when out and about makes my day. The every day life and different cultures with their way of living is what I try to capture with my Street Photography.

Get in touch with me for requirements, rates and any questions you might have on my photography by email at contact@jensassmann.com or by phone at +491702094085.

Social media.

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Photo gear.

Sony Alpha A7 III incl. L-Bracket

Zeiss Batis 2.8/18

Sony Zeiss SEL35F14Z

Sony SEL90M28G

Sony SEL70200G

 

Sony Alpha 6300 incl. L-Bracket

Samyang 12 mm f2

Sony SEL20F28

 

Canon 6D

Canon 50 mm f1,4

Canon 85 mm f1,8

 

DJI Mavic Air

Zhiyun Weebill LAB

Sirui ET-2004/E-20 Easy Traveler

Lowepro ProTactic 450 AW

Computer gear.

Samsung Portable SSD T5 1 TB USB 3.1

WD My Passport for MAC with TypeC Cable 4TB

Western Digital 8 TB Elements Desktop external hard drive USB3.0

 

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Final Cut Pro X

Affinity Photo

Apple iMac 27''

Apple Mac Book Pro 13'' (2019)

 

Favorite Youtube photo channels.

Peter McKinnon (photography and cinematography)

Matti Haapoja (mostly cinematography)

Mads Peter Iversen (landscape and location)

Thomas Heaton (landscape)

Stephan Wiesner (German only)